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.
We'll provide the basics and much more in an interactive setting. This series combines discussion and study with an introduction to traditional foods, practices and melodies. Issues unique to interfaith families wil be included.
March 9- Learn what the festival is all about, how a novice might guide a family celebration and reflect on the themes of the holiday.
March 16- a mini-model seder will expose participants to various models of experiencing and leading a seder, with special attention to ways to include children and guests not familiar with the holiday.
Cosponsored by JFCS and Leventhal Sidman JCC