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.
Be part of the CJM's latest installation at this DJ launch party for Reboot's Six-Word Memoirs on Jewish Life: Live from The CJM with SMITH Magazine. Listen to Six-Word Memoirs with Piper Kerman (Orange is the New Black), CJM Executive Director Lori Starr, and community leaders Lana and Stephanie Volftsun. Afterwards, add your own story of Jewish life during the Six-Word Slam. Watch as your story appears on a live stock ticker displaying Twitter contributions in real time. Fabulous cocktails at the cash bar and sweet treats by Craftsman & Wolves pop-up available for purchase.
Inspired by Ernest Hemingway's legendary shortest of short stories, For sale: baby shoes, never worn, SMITH Magazine founder Larry Smith challenged readers to describe their lives in six words. Seven books and more than 800,000 Six-Word Memoirs shared on SixWordMemoirs.com later, this short form has become a powerful tool to catalyze conversation, spark imagination, or simply break the ice. The Six-Word Memoirs on Jewish Life in San Francisco project aims to engage the Bay Area in the conversation with an innovative platform at The CJM.
January 23 2014
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$5 General (includes Museum Admission; $5 after 5pm); free for Members; 21 and over; advance tickets recommended