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.
Kids will stretch their creative muscles through interactive story time and soccer activities as part of a December school vacation program at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center in Newton (333 Nahanton Street). Classes are offered Wednesday through Friday, December 26-28 and Monday, December 31 from 9:15-11:45am. Build self-confidence, exercise imagination and develop critical thinking skills as part of this Super Soccer Stars program. Includes t-shirt and time for snack (snack will not be provided). Geared for families with children ages 3-5 years. Open to the entire community. Interfaith families/individuals welcome. Cost for December 26-28 is $195. Cost for December 31 is $65. All JCC arts and humanities offerings are programs of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts. Register at bostonjcc.org/register or contact 617-558-6456 or firstname.lastname@example.org.