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.
Chanukah and Christmas evoke vivid memories and family associations. You are invited to a FREE workshop on Wednesday, December 7 from 7-9pm that will provide you the chance to share and explore ways to create new family traditions while respecting and honoring each of your values and memories in the process. Geared for couples and parents in interfaith relationships. Facilitated by Judy Elkin, Life Coach and Jewish Educator, M.Ed., PCC, ORSCC. No charge, but please register by December 6. Workshop held at Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (475 Franklin Street) in Framingham. Register online at www.jccgb.org/metrowest. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 508-879-3300.