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.
This informal get-together on Sunday, March 3 from 10-11:30am provides opportunities to connect and socialize with other families and learn from a guest speaker about your child and growing family. Held at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton. Geared for families with children ages 0-1 years. Open to the entire community. Interfaith families/individuals welcome. Cost is $8/family for JCC members and $10/family for nonmembers. Walk-ins are an additional $5. All JCC arts and humanities offerings are programs of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts. Register at bostonjcc.org/newtonbabybrunch. For more information, contact email@example.com or 617-558-6414.