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.
Derech Torah: An Introduction to Judaism is sn excellent class for Interfaith Couples, individuals who are curious about Conversion or for Jews who want to learn more about Judaism. Do you want to better understand your partner's Jewish heritage? Do the two of you have questions about faith and family? Are you curious about Conversion? Or are you Jewish and you just want learn more about Judaism. If the answers to any of these questions are yes then this is the class for you.
Derech Torah: An Introduction to Judaism is a 20-week course designed for non-Jews who wish to have a greater understanding of Judaism and for Jews who seek a deeper connection with their heritage. Topics include ethics, theology, the Sabbath and holidays, prayer, dietary laws, life cycle events (such as weddings, mourning rituals and birth ceremonies), the Jewish people and Israel.