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 Bernice B. Godine JCC Early Learning Center preschool at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC (333 Nahanton St) in Newton will hold open houses for parents of infants, toddlers and preschool age children on Wednesday, October 24 (9-10am), Wednesday, November 28 (5-6pm) and Wednesday, December 19 (9-10am). Parents can meet the teachers, and the school’s director, tour the classrooms and register for the fall 2013 school year. Operated by the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston, the school accepts children ages 6 weeks to 5 years of age. Options include flexible hours and days with full week or part week options, full year and school year programs, early drop-off and extended day, Judaic learning and in-house enrichment classes. The school is open to the entire community. For more information, contact 617-558-6420 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit bostonjcc.org/earlylearning