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 Great Children's Read is a Sunday of free fun for book-loving families. Local personalities will read children’s classics and PJ Library favorites aloud to young children and their families. There will be a sneak preview from the Mandell JCC Youth Theater production of
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoatm a family sing-a-long with Kindermusik's Jen Ludgin, an on-site children's bookstore in the Chase Family Gallery.
Free and Open to the All.
THE ART OF ERIC CARLE
Create your own mini-masterpieces with visiting hands-on Art Studio experts from The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA. Get your own "hungry caterpillar" tattoo and enjoy a crafty morning learning more about Eric Carle's delightful illustrations.
This is event is co-sponsored by the Mandell JCC Jewish Book Festival and the PJ Library.