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Breaking the Glass at a Jewish wedding

Wedding Email Series If you and your partner are from two different faith backgrounds and planning a Jewish or Jewish and… wedding ceremony, there’s a lot to consider. We’re taking all our expertise and dishing it out in seven emails designed to offer ideas and options, answer common questions and connect you to a wealth of additional resources (and other couples!) so you can plan a ceremony that’s right for you. REGISTER NOW>>

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Ongoing: A Taste of Judaism:Enjoy three weekly classes on the modern Jewish take on spirituality, values, and community. Our classes are dynamic and interactive; our teachers are accessible, engaging, and can answer any and all of your questions. FIND A CLASS IN YOUR AREA.

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Temple Beth Israel in Skokie Presents Author Mary Morris (Gateway to the Moon)

January 26, 10:00AM

Temple Beth Israel (3601 W. Dempster St., Skokie) Presents Sunday Morning Seminar Featuring Author Mary Morris (Gateway to the Moon), Sunday, January 26, 2020, at 10:00 am. Community welcome. For more information call 847-675-0951 or visit With more and more ease, people today are discovering their Jewish roots — some finding they are the descendants of […]

Havdalah, Dinner and A Movie (The Sturgeons Queens) at Temple Beth Israel, February 1, 2010

February 1, 8:00AM

Temple Beth Israel (3601 W. Dempster St., Skokie) Presents “Havdalah, Dinner and A Movie” featuring “The Sturgeon Queens,” Saturday, February 1, 2020. Optional dinner at 6:00 pm is $10 per person and reservations are required by January 29. Havdalah and the movie start at 7:00 pm, which are free to attend. Community welcome. For more […]

Youth Scholarship Dinner and Dessert Auction

February 9, 6:00PM

Temple Beth Israel (3601 W. Dempster St., Skokie) Presents “Youth Scholarship Dinner and Dessert Auction,” — A Fundraiser for Camp and Trips to Israel, Sunday, February 9, 2020, at 5:00 pm.. Paid reservations due by February 2, 2020. For more information call 847-675-0951 or visit Cost: $10.00 per person or $30 per household

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Watch other people and couples talk about how InterfaithFamily has impacted their lives.

Read a Catholic Pastor’s counsel on baptism and interfaith families.

Need information to help plan for an interfaith wedding? Interfaith marriages bring up many complicated issues, but you’ve come to the right place to find answers. Visit InterfaithFamily’s wedding resource page.

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