This booklet is a guide through the why and how of bringing Shabbat to your home and table. It includes all the blessings traditionally said at the table with candles, wine and the braided bread called challah.
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!
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Are you interested in free, joyful and spiritual parenting materials? Try out our brand new resource, Raising a Child with Judaism in Your Interfaith Family: full of bedtime, eating, playing, praying and more. Get yours now.
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 At the Theater
IFF/Chicago's Rabbi Ari attends the play The Invasion of Skokie and as she led a panel discussion, she started to wonder what would have happened had the storyline been a bit different. Read more.
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A member of the Jewish clergy who leads a congregation in songful prayer. ("Hazzan" in Hebrew.)Hebrew for "my master," the term refers to a spiritual leader and teacher of Torah. Often, but not always, a rabbi is the leader of a synagogue congregation.