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 month we will feature a video talk on "The Significance of Jewish Mythology" by Yaakov Malkin, Professor of Rhetoric at Tel Aviv University. He is the author of many books on Jewish culture and also the founder of the Jewish Community Center Movement in Israel and the College for Pluralistic Judaism in Jerusalem. This is the fifth class in a 10-part series: Reclaiming Jewish History. All the lectures were part of the International Institute of Secular Humanistic Judaism's 1997Colloquium. You need not have attended previous classes to attend this one. Admission is free and no texts are required.