Our updated booklet, Weddings For The Interfaith Couple, walks you through all of the traditions for the big day, starting with two to think about in advance (choosing a wedding contract known as a ketubah and topics to consider when meeting with your wedding officiant).
Rabbi Mychal will be leading us in a discussion of interfaith relationships throughout Jewish history and the present challenges and opportunities they pose. This discussion will provide a foundation for the second part of the series in which we will explore the many realities of interfaith relationships, including challenges we have faced and our varied approaches to our own interfaith experiences.
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.
Every family has their collection of individuals, and American Jews are no different. We can boast about the innovators and humanitarians, and we can shake our heads at the gangsters and scoundrels. Helena Rubenstein and Bugsy Siegel. Isaias Hellman and Arnold Rothstein.
The stories about Jewish notables at both ends of the spectrum will give us much to talk about at the February Shabbat led by Madrikha Beverly, with musical accompaniment by soloist Janet Hammer and pianist Mark Danisovszky. An oneg refreshment will follow.