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.
From the creators of Super Soccer Stars, Kick & Play is a pre-soccer and movement program specifically designed for toddlers between 12 and 24 months. Experienced instructors along with puppet friends, Mimi and Pepe, take you and your little one through a world of exciting physical activity. Individual attention, positive reinforcement, and engaging original music help to develop pre-soccer skills that will have your toddler learning to balance, run, kick and play. Held in the JCC Children’s Gym at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton. Variety of sessions to choose from including Thursdays, September 20-December 20 from 3:15-4pm and 4:15-5pm, and Tuesdays, October 16-December 18 from 8:30-9:15am and 9:30-10:15am. Open to the entire community. Costs range from $200-$260 for members and $250-$325 for nonmembers depending upon session selected. For more information and to register, visit bostonjcc.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-558-6414.