This booklet, High Holy Days: the Basics, explains the Days of Awe, starting with Rosh Hashanah and running through Yom Kippur, including what to expect at synagogue services, what the home celebrations may look like and concluding with a glossary of useful terms.
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, Time is flying and while we're just getting used to the change in seasons it seems we're already thinking about super-holiday Thanksgivukkah, the once-in-a-lifetime convergence of a secular and Jewish holiday. We have contributed some content to the fantastic website ThanksgivukkahBoston.com, and are sharing a thoughtful holiday guide below. More to come in November.
Teens with one Jewish parent: Come to Panera in Evanston on October 27 at 3pm for a muffin and hot chocolate with InterfaithFamily/Chicago and NFTY. We’ll talk about how you think of yourself in terms of religion, and allow time for your questions and more!
Holidays Thanksgivukkah is Coming
You may have heard: Thanksgivukkah is coming. If you’re not sure how celebrating Hanukkah and Thanksgiving on the same day is going to pan out as a host or a guest, don’t worry—Rebecca has thought about it for you. Read more
Pop Culture The Hangover…for Geezers
New flick Last Vegas features a quad of Oscar winners who are not in your typical bachelor party demographic. And see what else is coming out this month and next with Justin Kirk of Weeds fame, Evan Rachel Wood and more. Read more
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A member of the Jewish clergy who leads a congregation in songful prayer. ("Hazzan" in Hebrew.)North American Federation of Temple Youth, the youth group of Judaism's Reform movement in North America. It offers local and regional youth groups, summer programs and post-high school programs.