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.
Don’t worry, be happy about the deliverance of the Jews from evil. Spend this year’s happiest of holidays with Violet the Clown on Sunday, February 10 from 10-11:30am at Temple Kol Tikvah (9 Dunbar Street) in Sharon. Come in costume and enjoy the music, stories, crafts, a parade and hamantaschen. Geared for families with children ages 2+ years. Open to the entire community. Interfaith families/individuals welcome. Cost is $15/family. Walk-ins are an additional $5. This program is part of the JCC’s Purim “Be Happy…It’s Adar” month-long celebration. All JCC arts and humanities offerings are programs of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts. Register at bostonjcc.org/southpurim. For more information, contact email@example.com or 781-795-0510. This program is a collaboration of the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston and Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Boston with generous support from Combined Jewish Philanthropies.