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.
From the creators of Super Soccer Stars, Kick & Play is a pre-soccer and movement program specifically designed for toddlers between 12-24 months. Experienced instructors along with puppet friends Mimi and Pepe take you and your little one through a world of exciting physical activity. Individual attention, positive reinforcement and engaging original music help to develop pre-soccer skills that will have your toddler learning to balance, run, kick and play. Held at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton in the Children’s Gym on Tuesdays, from April 9-June 11 from 9:30-10:15am. Cost is $225. JCC member cost is $180. Open to the entire community. Interfaith families/individuals welcome. Register at bostonjcc.org/register. For more information, contact 617-558-6453.