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!
Dessert & Discussions
Are you an interfaith/intercultural couple who would like to meet other couples to talk about navigating life, balancing two religions/cultures? Join our Rabbi Liaisons, Rabbi Jen Gubitz and Rabbi Greg Hersh, as we enjoy great desserts (on us!) and informal, guided discussions throughout the year. See and register for our upcoming sessions below. And you can learn more about Rabbi Jen Gubitz and Rabbi Greg Hersh on our staff page.
Upcoming Dessert & Discussions
Thursday, November 8 at Forge Baking Company, Somerville
Thursday, November 15 at Juicygreens, Jamaica Plain
Rabbi Jen Gubitz Rabbi Greg Hersh
90 Oak Street, 4th Floor
Newton Upper Falls, MA 02464
Contact: Jane Maine
November 1, 12:00AM
Every year, twenty-six outstanding North American teenagers are selected as Bronfman Fellows. The highlight of the Fellowship is a free transformative and intellectually adventurous summer in Israel, where Fellows engage in thought-provoking study and conversation and make lifelong friends with a pluralistic group of peers. The Fellowship year continues with monthly virtual meetings and a […]
November 6, 10:30AM
Rabbi Jamie Kotler returns for this series that promises to be fun and interesting. Tuesdays 10:30-12:30; November 6, 13, 20, 27; December 4, 11.
November 7, 7:00PM
Two FREE weekly sessions (Wednesdays, November 7 & 14, 2018, 7-9 PM) exploring Judaism’s big ideas – a modern Jewish take on spirituality, values and community. Dynamic and interactive sessions with engaging teachers who are open to your questions. All are welcome.
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Our IFF/Boston staff is available to introduce you to interfaith family-friendly organizations and programs, and to personally help you find Jewish clergy for officiation at life cycle events. Contact them at email@example.com.