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! Make a crazy costume, join a Purim Palooza parade, and taste the joys of hamantaschen (Purim pastries) on the happiest holiday of the Jewish year. Event held at the Arlington Heights Nursery School (10 Acton Street) in Arlington on Sunday, February 10 from 3:30-5pm. Cost is $15 per family. Walk-ins are an additional $5 per family. Geared for families with children ages 2+ years. Interfaith families/individuals welcome. Register at bostonjcc.org/metronorthpurim. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-841-8009. All JCC arts and humanities offerings are programs of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts. Programs north of Boston are presented in collaboration with Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Boston with support from Combined Jewish Philanthropies.