This booklet is a guide through the why and how of bringing Shabbat to your home and table. It includes all the blessings traditionally said at the table with candles, wine and the braided bread called challah.
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.
The adventure happens on the farm, in the barnyard, at the lake and throughout our wooded property. Milk goats, make pickles and harvest strawberries. Relax by the pool and go canoeing and fishing on the lake. Meet the challenges of our ropes course. Find thrills on the Housatonic rapids, and enjoy nature hikes and rock scrambles.
Jewish tradition will inform all activities — from the interesting questions you’ll solve as a team, to the deep Torah you’ll absorb as a community. Share Shabbat dinner and joyous davennen with family, and new and familiar friends. You’ll kvell as your children take part in the chain of tradition!
Special Bnai Mitzvah sessions will be offered as well! If your child will become a bar or bat mitzvah in the coming years, learn how preparing for this rite of passage can be a spiritual journey for the whole family. Create your own BMAP — Bar/Bat Mitzvah Action Plan — and settle into an emotionally satisfying, intellectually fascinating, spiritually connected and logistically excellent bar/bat mitzvah process.