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 the tradition of lighting the menorah illuminate the holidays values of freedom, family and belief in the possibility of miracles. Share the light and miracle of the holiday on Sunday, December 18 from 10-11:30am at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton. Enjoy kid-friendly activities including music and crafts. Geared for families with children ages 2+ years. Cost is $15 per family. Open to the entire community. Register at jccgb.org/miracle or contact 617-558-6414 or email@example.com for more information. JCC arts and humanities offerings are programs of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts.