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.
Shalom Family & The Mayerson JCC invite families in the Jewish community to step inside a storybook for the afternoon when they present Once Upon a Purim, a FREE program for young families in the Jewish Community. The fun begins with Children’s Theater of Cincinnati’s production of Rumplestilskin and continues with a fairytale-fantasy themed Purim carnival, complete with games, prizes, professional face painters, balloon artists, Hamentaschen cookies and much more! Kids are encouraged to come dressed as characters from the Purim story or in other costumes. FREE with Advance RSVP by February 21st. Open to families in the Jewish Community with children 12 and younger, in which at least one parent is Jewish. www.myshalomfamily.org