Connecting Interfaith Families to Jewish Life in Greater Cleveland by providing programs and opportunities for interfaith families to experience Judaism in a variety of venues, meet other interfaith families, and to connect to other Jewish organizations that may serve their needs.
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.
Dear Friends, As the new editor at InterfaithFamily, I'll be bringing you the latest stories, videos and news from our website. If you have story ideas (especially for the High Holidays!) or if there are any topics you'd like to see us cover, don't hesitate to email me. I'm also looking for new bloggers, so please let me know if you're interested!
Wedding Resources Guides & Tips
Love is in the air and we know how much our resources for couples planning a wedding are valued at this time of year! Check out our Guide to Wedding Ceremonies for Interfaith Couples here.
Shabbat Rituals Why Keep Havdalah?
The daughter of a Methodist minister shares why the end-of-Shabbat Havdalah ritual, which she now shares with her Jewish husband and children, is such a meaningful practice in her life. Read more.
Interfaith Dating Telling Your Parents
Your relationship with your partner has become increasingly serious. You now find yourself talking in terms of "we" and envisioning a long future together. But how will you discuss it with your parents? Read more.
From the Blog Genetic Diseases
Wendy reports from IFF/Philadelphia on Jewish genetic diseases and why interfaith couples should be as vigilant about getting tested as couples where both partners are Jewish. Read more.
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JETS, which offers online Hebrew learning and Jewish education for kids, is having an open house for their online learning opportunities. See what a JconnecT class is really like. Learn More.
A member of the Jewish clergy who leads a congregation in songful prayer. ("Hazzan" in Hebrew.)A language of West Semitic origins, culturally considered to be the language of the Jewish people. Ancient or Classical Hebrew is the language of Jewish prayer or study. Modern Hebrew was developed in the late-19th and early 20th centuries as a revival language; today it is spoken by most Israelis.