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.
JCC Maccabi Camp Kingswood Family Camp 2013
All summer long, JCC Maccabi Camp Kingswood located in Bridgton, Maine offers boys and girls an active, fun-filled Jewish camping experience in the Lakes Region of Maine. And for one weekend each year, everyone can participate! This year’s family camp weekend will be held from Friday, August 16-Sunday, August 18. Enjoy new and old friends, excellent food, a spiritually inclusive family Shabbat experience, and all the activities you can handle: campfires, lake swimming and boating, hikes, and your favorite sports. Open to all families. Individual support for family member(s) with special needs is included. Cost is $650 for up to four people. Tuition includes all camp fees. Families must provide transportation to and from Bridgton, Maine. Additional family member age 6 and up: $100 per person; additional family members under age 5: $50 per person. For more information, visit kingswood.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-558-6528 (207-647-3969 after June 1).