Chicagoland

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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 renid@interfaithfamily.com.


InterfaithFamily/Chicago Events

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>>

Parenting Email Series Receive eight emails over four weeks about how to bring spirituality and traditions to your parenting in realistic and meaningful ways. . REGISTER NOW>>

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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922 Davis Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-778-1938


Upcoming events

Giving Your Kids “The Gift of Failure”

July 26, 9:30AM

JCC Chicago’s Summer Parent Book Club starts in July, hosted by Rachel Levin Schwartz, Dir. of Social Services. She will lead a group discussion of “The Gift of Failure,” a book that explores the unprecedented overprotectiveness amongst parents and how it contributes to children’s inability to problem solve. At Lake County JCC in Lake Zurich.

Shabbat at the Park

July 26, 6:00PM

Please join Skokie’s Temple Beth Israel members and friends with a special worship experience when TBI presents its popular Shabbat at the Park, Friday, July 26, 2019, 6:30 pm, Lovelace Park, 2740 Gross Point Rd., Evanston. This outdoor experience will feature sing-along fun and will be held under the shelter even if the sun doesn’t […]

Learn How to Give Your Kids “The Gift of Failure”

July 26, 7:00PM

JCC Chicago’s Summer Parent Book Club starts in July, hosted by Rachel Levin Schwartz, Dir. of Social Services. She will lead a group discussion of “The Gift of Failure,” a book that explores the unprecedented overprotectiveness amongst parents and how it contributes to children’s inability to problem solve. At Bernard Weinger JCC in Northbrook.

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We all love a good story. And we want to hear yours! As part of the pledge for interfaith families, we asked that you speak up and share your story. We’ve heard you on social media and now we want you to share your stories with us. The good, the bad, the complicated. We hope […]

Job Description: Outreach and Engagement Manager, Boston

InterfaithFamily (IFF) is seeking an Outreach and Engagement Manager in the Boston area. The full-time Outreach and Engagement Manager will take over at an exciting time for InterfaithFamily, building on our success and past work in Boston as an innovation hub for InterfaithFamily and help expand our impact with interfaith couples and families and support […]


Connect to more resources

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.