When my husband read an early draft of this essay, he asked, "Why doesn't her partner have to support our daughter? After all, they agreed to raise children as Jews." What does it mean to raise a Jewish child?
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.
American families are now raising over 70,000 Chinese children. Eight-year old Faith Sadowsky, formerly Fang Sui Yong, is one. Director Stephanie Wang-Breal tells this sotry from Faith's point of view and in real time. I LOVE YOU MOMMY (WO AI NI MOMMY) documentars Faith's struggle to adapt to her new life in America and her parents' efforts to understand a chid who expereiences racism in a strange country. This is an important fil about parenting, especially for anyone who has considered adoption. Winner; Best U.S. Feature, 2010 Silverdocs Film Festival. In English, Mandarin with subtitles. In person: Director Stephanie Wang-Breal and producer Ursula Liang.
November 09 2010
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
$12 general admission; $11 discounted for students, seniors 65+ and members of The Boston Jewish Film Festival, MFA, Coolidge Corner Theatre and WGBH.