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.
Gan Shalom Family Class: "Welcome, Welcome!"
Back again this year with all new activities! Gan Shalom is a monthly pre-Kindergarten program focusing on Jewish holidays, heroes, and mitzvot for children age 5 and under accompanied by an adult. Cost: $5 per session or $40 for the 9-session series. Each class includes art, stories, music, and snack. For more info, please contact Anna Besser at 847-634-8380.
Date/Time: Sunday, Sept. 11, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Congregation Beth Judea, Long Grove
RSVP info: Registration is required by September 4. Call the synagogue office at 847-634-0777 or RSVP online