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.
The Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center in Newton will hold a basketball clinic on four consecutive Thursdays, beginning March 7, for children in grades K-5. The clinic will focus on shooting skills (3/7), dribbling and passing skills (3/14), defense and rebounding (3/21) and full court/half court games on March 28. Children will be divided by age and ability. The clinic, which runs from 4:30-5:45pm each day, will be led by youth recreation specialist Peter Sylvester. Cost is $30 per clinic or $105 for all four sessions. Register online at www.bostonjcc.org/register or contact 617-558-6456 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The JCC is open to the entire community. Interfaith families/individuals welcome.