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.
The Grandparents Circle creates a warm and supportive community of grandparents who seek to nurture Jewish identity in their interfaith grandchildren. Learn skills and techniques to share Judaism in interesting and engaging ways. A program of Jewish Outreach Institute. Presented in collaboration with Hadassah and Temple Sinai. Held on Tuesdays, October 16-November 20 at Temple Sinai (25 Canton Street) in Sharon from 7:30-9pm. Open to the entire community. Geared for Jewish grandparents and their partners/spouses with grandchildren from interfaith homes.
No charge. For more information and to register, visit bostonjcc.org/southgrandparentscircle or contact email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or 781-795-0510.
All JCC arts and humanities offerings are programs of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts. Programs south of Boston are presented in collaboration with Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Boston with support from Combined Jewish Philanthropies.