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.
Sam Hoffman, architect of the popular website www.oldjewstellingjokes.com and author of the bestselling book by the same name, will be joined by nationally known comedian Jon Fisch (recently opened for Jerry Seinfeld) and Brookline’s Rabbi Moshe Waldoks (author of The Big Book of Jewish Humor) for an evening of comedy, jokes and discussion at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC. The event takes place on Saturday, November 12 at 7:30pm and is part of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts Events and Performances series. Cost is $26. Students and seniors: $23. Ticket includes martini and refreshments. Co-sponsored by Boston Comedy Festival. To purchase tickets, visit jccgb.org/arts or contact 617-965-5226 or email@example.com.