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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!


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90 Oak Street, 4th Floor
Newton Upper Falls, MA 02464
(617) 581-6801
Contact: Jane Maine


Upcoming events

Registration Open for Kerem Shalom Hebrew School

October 1, 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 […]

Registration Open for JCC Discovery After School Club

October 1, 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 […]

Registration Open for Temple Emanuel of Marlborough Religious School

October 1, 12:00AM

We are currently offering a 50% off special to new students for the first year. We provide education to Kindergarten through Bar/Bat Mitzvah. Our goal is that each child can feel the connection to their Judaism wherever their Jewish journey takes them. Kindergarten – Grade 2 is a holiday based curriculum including an introduction to […]

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Latest from our blog

It’s Not My Face that Makes Me Jewish

Rabbi Jillian weighs in on not “looking Jewish”

60% of Interfaith Families in Boston are Raising Children 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. […]

A Leaky Tent

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 […]

Growing Inclusivity

Ed Case’s interfaith news roundup


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