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.
A Martin Luther King Day school vacation basketball clinic for children in grades K-5 will be held on Monday, January 21 from 9am-4pm at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton. Children will develop dribbling, passing and shooting skills and will engage in games with children of similar age and ability. Program is led by youth recreation specialists Peter Sylvester and Ben Maki. Cost is $110. A half-day option (9am-noon) costs $50. Register at www.bostonjcc.org/mlkhoops or contact 617-558-6456 or email@example.com. Interfaith families/individuals welcome.