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:
Apr 25, May 30, Jun 27, Jul 25, Aug 29, Sep 26, Oct 24, Nov 28, Dec 19
Apr 4, May 9, Jun 13, Jul 11, Aug 1, Sep 5, Oct 10, Nov 7, Dec 5
Apr 8, May 24, Jun 21, Jul 19, Aug 16, Sep 13, Oct 18, Nov 15, Dec 13
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Newton Upper Falls, MA 02464
Contact: Jane Maine
March 14, 8:00AM
Parenting Through a Jewish Lens is planning for the fall. Classes are offered from Boston to Belmont, Melrose to Milton, and Newburyport to Natick. PTJL provides classes for parents of children 0-10, 10-13, and 13-18. If you’d like to see PTJL in your community, contact email@example.com by April 6th. See what other parents have said […]
March 21, 12:00AM
Join us for the 2018 ReelAbilities Film Festival Boston, March 21-29. ReelAbilities strives for inclusion of all people and is dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories, and artistic expressions of people with different abilities from a variety of communities. Films, events, and conversations with special guests!
March 22, 2:00PM
Exercise and movement classes for people with Parkinson’s and a support group for their care partners are available at the Leventhal-Sidman Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton. JCC Greater Boston and the Movement Disorder Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are partnering to provide these programs to the community. The offerings are part of […]
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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 […]
This post originally appeared on www.edumundcase.com and is reprinted with permission. The interfaith marriage news since the High Holidays has continued to be positive for the most part. I was especially pleased to read Rabbi Micah Streiffer’s Yom Kippur sermon announcing that he was going to start officiating at weddings for interfaith couples. I say “especially” because Rabbi Streiffer […]
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org or (617) 581-6857 and read more about her.