Welcome to IFF/Chicago! Want ideas for a baby naming or your upcoming wedding? Wondering about the process for a child to have a bar/bat mitzvah? Are you a Jewish professional thinking about how to be the most welcoming and inclusive for interfaith families? We’re here to help! Email Rabbi Reni Dickman at

InterfaithFamily/Chicago Events

Love and ReligionStarting February 13: Love and Religion Workshop
Being part of an interfaith couple can be challenging, but you don’t need to find the answers alone. This workshop offers a safe environment to work on creating your religious lives together. REGISTER NOW >>


February 17: Family Havdalah
Havdalah: a beautiful ceremony to end  Shabbat and begin the week with joy and intention. Wear your pajamas, eat pizza, drink hot chocolate, make a spice box to use for Havdalah and hear a goodnight story. $10/family. Co-sponsored by InterfaithFamily/Chicago, Anshe Emet and Temple Sholom.  REGISTER NOW >>


Breaking the Glass at a Jewish weddingStarting March 5 : Interfaith Wedding Email Series
If you and your fiance are from two different faith backgrounds and planning a Jewish or “Jewish and…” wedding ceremony, there’s a lot to consider. Let us help you. REGISTER NOW >>


Starting April 2 : Free Parenting Email Series
You will receive eight emails over four weeks about how to bring spirituality and traditions to your parenting in realistic and meaningful ways. The email series runs four times a year, beginning the first Monday of January, April, July and October. REGISTER NOW >>

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Upcoming events

Havdalah and A Movie (for adults)

February 10, 6:00PM

Temple Beth Israel Presents Havdalah and A Movie featuring “Norman”

Family Havdalah

February 17, 5:30PM

Havdalah: a beautiful ceremony to end Shabbat and begin the week with joy and intention. Wear your pajamas, eat pizza, drink hot chocolate, make a spice box to use for Havdalah and hear a goodnight story.

Wedding Email Series

March 5, 11:00AM

If you and your partner are from different faith background and are planning a Jewish or Jewish AND… wedding, this free email series is for you! This 8 email series covers everything from ritual to family dynamics and will connect you to a wealth of resources. Begins on March 5th. Sign up today!

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Watch other people and couples talk about how InterfaithFamily has impacted their lives.

Read a Catholic Pastor’s counsel on baptism and interfaith families.

Need information to help plan for an interfaith wedding? Interfaith marriages bring up many complicated issues, but you’ve come to the right place to find answers. Visit InterfaithFamily’s wedding resource page.

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