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.
Join other Jewish parents and grandparents for a unique opportunity to discuss the challenges, questions and feelings that arise when their children intermarry and start raising children of their own. Topics include fostering Jewish identity for future generations while respecting the choices of one’s children. This supportive and engaging workshop is open to all Jewish parents and grandparents. The group will meet twice on April 3 and 10.
Pre-registration is requested. To register, please contact Jewish Family Service at 413-737-2601 or JewishLife@jfswm.org. To register at Temple Beth El, please call 413-733-4149.