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 Family Room Parenting Center at the Mandell JCC invites families with young children to explore a real Torah scroll, march in a parade with special Torahs, learn about the holiday of Simchat Torah and listen to their favorite PJ Library stories with Rabbi Michael Pincus of Congregation Beth Israel.