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.
Welcoming Your Baby: Understanding Jewish Birth Rituals Designed for new parents and those anticipating parenthood. Explores ideas for welcoming a new baby in ways that honor both parents' traditions and religious backgrounds. We will provide practical information about Jewish birth, adoption and naming ceremonies, and how these ceremonies might be adapted for your family. Both partners encouraged to attend together. Interfaith, Adoptive, Blended, LGBTQ families are welcome.
Class offered in 4 locations:
Monday, September 8, 2014 with Rabbi Amy Hertz at Temple Isaiah, Lexington
Thursday, October 30, 2014 with Rabbi Julie Zupan at Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Newton
Thursday, March 5, 2015 with Rabbi Allison Berry at Congregation Etz Chaim, Franklin
Thursday, May 14, 2015 with Rabbi Amy Hertz at Temple Isaiah, Lexington
No cost. Advanced registration is required