Connecting Interfaith Families to Jewish Life in Greater Cleveland by providing programs and opportunities for interfaith families to experience Judaism in a variety of venues, meet other interfaith families, and to connect to other Jewish organizations that may serve their needs.
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.
Madrikha Beverly will highlight the life of Maurice Sendak, the 2013 Society for Humanistic Judaism Role Model of the Year. Sendak has been called “the Picasso of children’s books.” Children and parents know his Where the Wild Things Are, In the Night Kitchen and Outside Over There. He expressed the fantasies and fears of children through the exaggerated characters, who were patterned on his Polish Jewish family members’ experiences during the Holocaust An oneg refreshment will follow.