Welcome to IFF/Chicago! Want ideas for a baby naming or your upcoming wedding? Wondering about the process for a child to have a bar/bat mitzvah? Are you a Jewish professional thinking about how to be the most welcoming and inclusive for interfaith families? We’re here to help! Email Rabbi Reni Dickman at

InterfaithFamily/Chicago Events

Starting August 22: Free High Holiday Email Series In 2018, the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, begins on September 9th and Yom Kippur begins on September 18th. If you are interested in learning more about how to prepare for and celebrate these High Holidays in your interfaith family then this three-session, once a week email series is for you! REGISTER NOW>>

Breaking the Glass at a Jewish weddingStarting September 3: Interfaith Wedding Email Series If you and your fiance are from two different faith backgrounds and planning a Jewish or “Jewish and…” wedding ceremony, there’s a lot to consider. Let us help you. REGISTER NOW>>

Starting October 1: Free Parenting Email Series You will receive eight emails over four weeks about how to bring spirituality and traditions to your parenting in realistic and meaningful ways. The email series runs four times a year, beginning the first Monday of January, April, July and October. REGISTER NOW>>

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Upcoming events

Trybal Gatherings: Lac La Belle, WI

August 16, 7:00PM

Get back to your roots at Jewish summer camp for adults! Join dozens of young adults and couples for an all-inclusive camp weekend in Wisconsin. From color war to pickling, campfires to arts ‘n’ crafts, the weekend is packed with 40+ traditional and creative camp electives, an informal Shabbat with OneTable, open bar, campfire storytelling, […]

Back to School Bagels in the Park with Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation

August 19, 9:30AM

Celebrate the last days of summer with us as we kick-off the start to Sunday School at this free, all-ages family event. Enjoy a morning of outdoor activities, perhaps with a friendly competition: kickball, water balloon toss, Minute to Win It contests, and more! We’ll also be playing on the playground and fields (with frisbees, […]

High Holiday Email Series

August 22, 12:00AM

This three session High Holiday email series will help you and your family to reflect on major themes of the holidays; learn about some of the holiday liturgy; discover ways to make the holidays meaningful for you and your family; and give you questions to discuss with your partner or children.

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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.

And there’s more! Cheat sheets for Jewish holidaysfood and greetings.