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 Passover story celebrates the endurance of people to overcome great odds in striving to have a life of freedom and dignity. This year we will look at the cleverness and resiliency of Sephardic Jews living under the terrible years of the Inquisition. Their lives exemplify the fortitude of the Jewish people throughout the ages.
Kahal Am is a very welcoming organization, and those who are unaffiliated, single, LGBT, or in intercultural families are encouraged to attend. Vegetarian meals are available. Reservation form is available on www.kahalam.org. Please complete and mail it with payment by March 25.