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.
Hebrew Play is an exciting, interactive parent and child program, exposing families to Israeli culture and the joys of learning Hebrew. Each week focuses on a new theme through lively music, books, and movement. No prior Hebrew experience necessary. All are welcome to come build a community and play in Hebrew. Geared for children ages 0-3 years, with adult. Class held on Mondays from January 9-March 19 from 4-5pm at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton. JCC member cost is $120 (additional sibling $50, 9 months and up), nonmember cost is $150 (additional sibling $50, 9 months and up). Open to the entire community. Register at bostonjcc.org. For more information, contact email@example.com or 617-558-6414. All JCC arts and humanities offerings are programs of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts.