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.
The JCC Early Learning Center at Congregation Beth Elohim in Acton will hold two open houses for parents of toddlers and preschool age children on Wednesday, September 28 (12-1pm) and Sunday, October 16 (10-11:30am). Parents can meet the teachers, meet the school’s director, tour the classrooms and register for the fall 2012 school year. The school accepts children ages 15 months to 5 years. The school, which is one of six in the Boston area operated by the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston, offers full day and part day programs with full week and partial week options, school year and summer programs as well as early drop-off and extended day. The JCC Early Learning Center is located at 133 Prospect Street and is open to the entire community. For more information, contact 978-266-9988, email@example.com or visit www.jccearlylearning.org.