Welcome to IFF/Boston!
interfaith [in-ter-feyth]: adjective 1. of, operating, or occurring between persons belonging to different religions.
We at InterfaithFamily understand that the definition goes far beyond Webster’s.
How do you interfaith?…Interfaith relationship? Intercultural relationship? Interfaith children or grandchildren? Child of an interfaith family?
We have a knack for that! And many, many resources to help you celebrate Judaism your way…Come join us! Rabbi Jillian Cameron would love the opportunity to meet you over a cup of coffee….or email!
Want to meet other interfaith/intercultural couples? We’re making it easy in 2018! Coffee & Conversations, our monthly informal get-togethers, are coming to a coffee house near you. Here’s our 2018 line-up:
Jun 27, Jul 25, Aug 29, Sep 26, Oct 24, Nov 28, Dec 19
Jul 18, Aug 1, Sep 5, Oct 10, Nov 7, Dec 5
Jun 21, Jul 19, Aug 16, Sep 13, Oct 18, Nov 15, Dec 13
90 Oak Street, 4th Floor
Newton Upper Falls, MA 02464
Contact: Jane Maine
May 18, 12:00AM
Registration for Kerem Shalom’s Hebrew School 2018-19 is now open. From age 3 through high school – meet once-a-week. Preschool and primary grades focus on the joys of Jewish Holidays, celebrations and introduce Jewish cultural awareness. Elementary grades learn Hebrew and the prayer service, study Torah, and develop their understanding of their Jewish identity through […]
May 21, 12:00AM
Registration for Discovery After School Club 2018-2019 is now open! Discovery Club provides after school options on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays for kids in grades K-2 with workshop choices ranging from sports and swimming to farming and technology to crafting and cooking. Transportation is available in Newton and Needham from local vendors. Join us for the […]
June 19, 7:00PM
Rabbi Alan Ullman brings Torah to life by facilitating dynamic interaction and questioning of text, enabling us to view Torah in its ancient context as well as in its relevance to our lives today. Rabbi Ullman helps us to see the wisdom of Torah as a way to guide our own spiritual journeys and to […]
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Rabbi Jillian weighs in on not “looking Jewish”
There is extraordinary news this morning: according to a demographic study of Boston’s Jewish community released today, 60 percent of intermarried households are raising their children Jewish. Michaal Paulson of the Boston Globe did a front-page story on this remarkable development this morning, and the news is clearly striking a chord. As of 9:20 a.m. […]
If you read The Jewish Week, you’ve seen Marvin Schick’s ads before. Tucked towards the back, they occupy a horizontal half-page and are all-text (small type) editorials on matters of import in the Jewish community. I rarely read them, but his ad from last week–which is also online on his blog–caught my attention. Titled “As […]
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Partner Organizations of special interest to Boston interfaith couples and families:
The Director of InterfaithFamily/Boston, Rabbi Jillian Cameron, is available to couples and families to talk about issues, introduce you to interfaith family-friendly organizations and programs, and to personally help you find Jewish clergy for officiation at life cycle events. Contact her at email@example.com or (617) 581-6857 and read more about her.