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 is a chance to illuminate the holiday’s values of freedom, family and belief in the possibility of miracles. Experience the holiday on Sunday, December 18 from 3:30-5pm through activities that will keep your entire family miraculously engaged. Held at the Arlington Heights Nursery School (10 Acton Street) in Arlington. Geared towards families with children 2+ years. Cost is $15 per family. Open to the entire community. Register at jccgb.org/metronorth or contact 617-841-8009 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. JCC arts and humanities offerings are programs of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts.