When my husband read an early draft of this essay, he asked, "Why doesn't her partner have to support our daughter? After all, they agreed to raise children as Jews." What does it mean to raise a Jewish child?
A great way for Jewish professionals and volunteers who work with and provide programming for people in interfaith relationships to locate resources and trainings to build more welcome into their Jewish communities; connect with and learn from each other; and publicize and enhance their programs and services.
Explore the South American Jewish experience and how is it different from North America. What are the feelings of ethnic difference? How does one acculturate to the United States? What family and cultural traditions remain the same and what changes? Is there a feeling of ‘otherness’ even though we are all Jews? Rabbi Roberto Graetz will share personal experiences and reflections on his past and present.