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.
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Now Shalom Family has a great new way for parents and babies to get connected to one another and the Jewish community. Presenting Sensory Sunday: Stories, Songs and Fun for you and your Little One, private interactive playgroups that take place on the second and fourth Sundays of each month. These playgroups are FREE and feature the popular Miss Meliss, who keeps babies and their parents engaged and entertained with her unique brand of fun. Play dates always include a snack and take place from 2-3pm at The Gymboree in Mason.
RSVP at www.myshalomfamily.org. Sensory Sunday is a program of Shalom Family, an initiative of The Mayerson Foundation.
Sensory Sunday Playgroup\'s take place every other Sunday and are from 2-3pm and are open to families in the Jewish community with children two years and younger in which at least one parent is Jewish. Plus, two families will each win a $50 Target Gift Card at every event!