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.
Raising Jewish Children, but not Jewish yourself? Don't do it alone! FREE class meets 1-2 times a month from Oct-May. Learn the how-to's of raising Jewish children and creating a vibrant Jewish home as an interfaith family. Connect with other women raising Jewish children as part of an interfaith family. Onsite Childcare available. Only charge is a $36 materials fee, which includes textbook. Pre-registration required through Pathways.
October 28 - Getting Acquainted / Making Jewish Choices
November 4 - Effective Jewish Parenting
November 18 - Values & Goals
December 9 - Chanukah
January 13 - Making Our House a Jewish Home
January 28 (Sat eve) - Havdalah & Dessert (offsite)
February 10 - The Gift of Shabbat
February 24 - Purim
March 16 - Passover I
March 30 - Passover II
April 20 - When Children Ask
May 4 - Ages & Stages: As Our Children Grow / What's Next