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.
This combination class for boys and girls ages 3-5 years old will work on level appropriate fundamentals and combinations/variations. Class begins with a warm-up, center stretch and ballet position barre work follow by progressions across the dance floor. Attire: leotards for girls, dancewear for boys. Leather ballet slippers and black Velcro tap shoes. Held at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton on Tuesdays, from April 9-June 11 from 1:15-2pm. Cost is $170. JCC member cost is $140. Open to the entire community. Interfaith families/individuals welcome. Register at bostonjcc.org/register. For more information, contact 617-558-6486.