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!
This year, Tu Bishvat begins at sundown on January 20th. This holiday, also known as “New Year of the Trees”, provides us with a great opportunity to think about our environment and attend these fun and meaningful events in the Boston, Metro West and North Shore areas:
January 13: PJ Library Tu B’Shevat at Temple B’nai Abraham, Beverly
January 20: Celebrate Tu B’Shevat, Jewish Environmental Holiday at Fayerweather Street School, Cambridge
January 25: Kick-Back-and Relax Shabbat with Environmental Theme at Congregation B’nai Torah, Sudbury
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 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, January 10 at Forge Baking Company, Somerville with Rabbi Greg Hersh
Wednesday, January 16 at Juicygreens, Jamaica Plain with Rabbi Jen Gubitz
90 Oak Street, 4th Floor
Newton Upper Falls, MA 02464
Contact: Jane Maine
January 13, 5:00AM
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 […]
January 15, 7:00PM
Come learn how to use laughter as a tool to create more joy, resilience, and wellbeing in your life with Susan Phillips, M.Ed, Integrative Health Coach. More Joy, Less Oy! We do this with seated and standing laughter exercises, alternated with deep, relaxing, belly breaths. This kind of hearty laughter boosts your mood, relieves stress, […]
January 16, 2:00PM
Evidence-based yoga program is uniquely designed for the particular needs of boomers and seniors. Developed and researched by YMEDICA, an organization that specializes in the medical and therapeutic applications of yoga, Rewind Yoga has been shown to help improve functional fitness and balance, reduce stress and alleviate symptoms associated with chronic conditions, often in as […]
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.