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.
A hands-on play based approach to learning and reinforcing basic Hebrew language skills. Preschoolers will be introduced to Hebrew language through Israeli music, rhythms, stories and puppetry integrated with dancing and creative movement. Through imaginative play, children will acquire fundamental Hebrew skills. No prior Hebrew knowledge necessary. Geared for children ages 4-5 years old. Class held for nine weeks, Thursdays, September 22-December 15 from 4-5pm at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton. Cost is $205. Open to the entire community. Register at jccgb.org/register. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-558-6486 for more information. JCC arts and humanities offerings are programs of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts.