Our updated booklet, Weddings For The Interfaith Couple, walks you through all of the traditions for the big day, starting with two to think about in advance (choosing a wedding contract known as a ketubah and topics to consider when meeting with your wedding officiant).
Rabbi Mychal will be leading us in a discussion of interfaith relationships throughout Jewish history and the present challenges and opportunities they pose. This discussion will provide a foundation for the second part of the series in which we will explore the many realities of interfaith relationships, including challenges we have faced and our varied approaches to our own interfaith experiences.
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.
• Assess your challenges of communication
• Develop conflict resolution skills
• Financial Planning
• Maintaining intimacy
• Lessons from a successful marriage
The Chuppah and Beyond is a 6-session group for engaged and newly married couples to help strengthen and deepen their relationship. In this workshop, we will practice relationship building conversations in class and through take-home exercises, to create a stronger, more loving relationship.
Laura Firestone is a licensed psychotherapist with a private practice in Pacific Heights. She has extensive experience working with individuals, couples and families. Drawing on her clinical and research skills, she guides couples through the complexities of relationship issues so that they come to a new understanding of themselves and their relationship.