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 to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim will be held on Wednesday, February 29 at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton from 7-9pm.
Purim Primary 2012 is a night of fun, participatory entertainment featuring actor Jon Adam Ross and acclaimed performer Shira Klein. Along with all attendees, Ross and Klein will explore the concept of strong women, Jewish identity and the meaning of Purim in a manner similar to a presidential primary election.
Participants are asked to bring full size toiletries (toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, etc.), disposable diapers larger than size two or a pre-paid phone card to donate to Second Step, an organization that assists survivors of domestic violence.
The event is sponsored by the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston and co-sponsored by Mayyim Hayyim, the Boston Chapter of Hadassah and Jewish Women’s Archive.
Cost is $20. Register at www.bostonjcc.org/purimprimary or contact email@example.com or 617-558-6480.