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.
Mom’s of babies ages 3-6 months learn more about your baby and how they are growing and developing while still receiving the support and friendship with other moms. Moms and babies will experience new ways to engage and interact with them through songs, parachute play and other developmentally appropriate activities and toys. Led by a former Isis Parenting instructor, this class will also cover topics such as getting out and about with baby, feeding the family, safety and baby proofing, sleep, health and wellness. This 6 week class costs $145 and is held at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton. Multiple offerings: Thursdays, March 27-May 1 from 11:30am-1pm, Sundays, April 6-May 18 from 11:30am-1pm, Tuesdays, April 8-May 20 from 12-1:30pm, Thursdays, May 15-June 19 from 11:30am-1pm, Tuesdays, May 27-July 1 from 12-1:30pm, Sundays, June 1-July 13 from 11:30am-1pm. Register at www.bostonjcc.org/earlyparenting. For more information, contact 617-558-6485 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Families of all backgrounds are welcome.