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.
6:30 pm Early Family Services are followed at 7:15 pm by a Share Shabbat community dinner. Enjoy family-oriented services led by Rabbi Zedek and Ruth Seidner. Listen and sing along with Emanuel's own 'Ham-it-Up' Band! Savor a delicious potluck dinner following family services. Every month, different volunteer chefs and groups will cook for us. This month, a great group of Emanuel women will be hard at work preparing a delicious Shabbat dinner for everyone. For dinner we will also provide juice, wine, challah. As always, congregants can bring salads, vegetables, side dishes or desserts for eight for a complete shared Shabbat dinner. This month we request you please bring a DESSERT! Please note: Due to food allergies, side dishes and desserts should not contain nuts or peanut butter. Reservations are required! To reserve your place, email email@example.com or call the Emanuel office at 773-561-5173 by Thursday at 2 pm.
May 11 2012
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cost The cost is $7 per person if you bring a side dish for eight, $10 per person without a dish to share. After 12 pm on Thursday and at the door on Friday, the cost is $15 a person with or without a side dish. Children under age four are always free!