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.
The Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center in Newton will hold a fitness center open house on Sunday, January 22 from 10am-1pm. The open house will include complimentary 20-minute group functional training sessions, Pilates studio sessions, nutritionist consultations, open gym, open children’s gym, chair massage, 20-minute group fitness classes, veggie roll-up cooking demonstration, weight loss program information, healthy refreshments and more. The open house is free and open to all. For information, contact 617-558-6411 or firstname.lastname@example.org.