Our updated booklet, Weddings For The Interfaith Couple, walks you through all of the traditions for the big day, starting with two to think about in advance (choosing a wedding contract known as a ketubah and topics to consider when meeting with your wedding officiant).
Rabbi Mychal will be leading us in a discussion of interfaith relationships throughout Jewish history and the present challenges and opportunities they pose. This discussion will provide a foundation for the second part of the series in which we will explore the many realities of interfaith relationships, including challenges we have faced and our varied approaches to our own interfaith experiences.
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.
An event geared specifically for women in the South area to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim will be held on Thursday, March 1 at Temple Israel of Sharon (125 Pond Street) in Sharon.
Purim with Pizzazz - A Poetic Look at Queen Esther features renowned spoken word artist Vanessa Hidary, also known as the Hebrew Mamita. Hidary’s spoken word vignettes explore the concept of strong women, Jewish identity and the meaning of Purim in a whole new way.
The event, sponsored by the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston, begins with a cocktail reception at 7pm, followed by the performance at 8pm. Participants are asked to bring a pair of XL pajamas or standard size slippers to the event to donate to Rosie’s Place.
The event is co-sponsored by Congregation Sha'aray Shalom (Hingham), Sharon-Stoughton chapter of Hadassah, Temple Beth Abraham (Canton), Southern New England region of Hadassah, Temple Beth David (Canton), Temple Chayai Shalom (Easton), Temple Israel (Sharon), Temple Kol Tikvah (Sharon), and Temple Sinai (Sharon).
Cost is $18. Register by February 20 at www.bostonjcc.org/purimwithpizzazz or by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-558-6478.