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

March 31: Radical Inclusion: Why engaging interfaith families is the key to liberal Jewish community survival Join us as author and Jewish visionary leader, Edmund Case, leads an interactive discussion about the turn-ons and turn-offs that lead families of mixed faiths to test the water, avoid the water or become completely immersed! LEARN MORE>>

Starting April 30: Love and Religion Workshop Being part of an interfaith couple can be challenging, but you don’t need to find the answers alone. This four-session workshop offers a safe environment to work on creating your religious lives together. REGISTER NOW>>

Breaking the Glass at a Jewish weddingStarting May 6: 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>>

Starting May 6: 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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Upcoming events

Dinner & Purim Shpiel

March 23, 6:30PM

Temple Beth Israel (3601 W. Dempster St., Skokie) Presents Dinner & Purim Shpiel: “True Chutzpa: The Good, The Bad and Esther, An Epic Purim Western,” Saturday, March 23, 2019, 6:30 pm. Cost for dinner and show is $20 per person and $15 per child. Members of the community are welcome! Purim fun has long included […]

Lecture Sereies “A Life of Meaning: Introduction to the Sacred Path of Reform Judaism”

March 25, 6:45PM

Temple Beth Israel (3601 Dempster St., Skokie) Presents Rabbi Weinberg’s Monday Night Lectures Series “A Life of Meaning: Introduction to the Sacred Path of Reform Judaism,” Mondays: March 11, 18, 25, April 8 and 15. Class meets 6:45 pm- 8:15 pm preceded by an optional dinner at 6:00 pm. Dinner costs are $10 per person. […]

Religion in the 21st Century

March 26, 10:00AM

In an America that seems to be fracturing along cultural, political, and geographical lines, we have the opportunity to act bravely and wisely by learning with and from people who think and act differently than we do. For dates and details, click here.

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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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