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.
Do your kids get antsy at the Seder table? On Sunday, March 10 from 11am-12pm, learn hands-on activities, songs and some surprising tips that will help keep everyone, including the little ones, engaged at your Seder table. Explore what kind of Seder will work best for your family and for family members or guests who may be unfamiliar with the Seder. A variety of Haggadot (the “telling” of the Passover story) will be available to peruse. Held at the Sunday School for Jewish Studies (130 Wheeler Road) in Newton. No charge. Passover-themed refreshments included. Open to the entire community. Interfaith families/individuals welcome. All JCC arts and humanities offerings are programs of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts. Register at bostonjcc.org/friendlypassover. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-558-6440.