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.
Come in from the cold for an afternoon program of nonstop fun in the gym at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton on Sunday, January 13 from 3-4:30pm. Kids will jump, run, twirl and more with structured and unstructured activities. Healthy snack provided. A JCC Discover CATCH® (Coordinated Approach to Children’s Heath): Early Childhood™ initiative. Geared for families with children ages 2-6 years. Open to the entire community. Cost is $10/family for members and $15/family for nonmembers. Walk-ins are an additional $5. All JCC arts and humanities offerings are programs of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts. Register at bostonjcc.org/newtongetmoving. Interfaith families/individuals welcome. For more information, contact email@example.com or 617-558-6587.