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

February 28: Interfaith Couples Meetup Join InterfaithFamily/Chicago and other interfaith couples in their 20s and 30s for an evening of socializing, fun and meaningful conversation. REGISTER NOW>>


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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Evanston, IL 60201

Upcoming events

Religion in the 21st Century

February 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.

“Responding to Domestic Violence and Homelessness Panel Discussion” at Temple Beth Israel

February 26, 7:00PM

Temple Beth Israel (3601 W. Dempster St., Skokie) Presents “Responding to Domestic Violence and Homelessness Panel Discussion,” Tuesday, February 26, 7:00 p.m. Representatives from WINGS (Women in Need Growing Stronger) and Connections for the Homeless will talk about these issues and a Q&A will follow. This event is free and open to the community. Donations […]

Nefesh Mountain: JRC’s 8th Annual Gassel Concert

March 2, 7:00PM

For the 8th annual Gassel Concert, Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation is honored to invite you to experience the music and joy of Nefesh Mountain, live at JRC! Musicians Doni Zasloff and Eric Lindberg bring together their Jewish heritage and love of American Bluegrass in songs that are soulful and “refreshingly eclectic,” according to Rolling Stone. People […]

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InterfaithFamily Programs for Couples

Being part of a Jewish interfaith couple can be challenging, but you don’t need to find the answers alone. InterfaithFamily offers several programs where couples can connect to each other, and other couples like them, to learn, to laugh, and sometimes to eat and drink!

Interest in InterfaithFamily Resources

InterfaithFamily has been serving interfaith couples and families exploring Judaism for over a decade. We connect with people online and in-person in order to bring Judaism into their lives for life-cycle events, holidays, and everyday moments. In addition, we support Jewish professionals, clergy, and lay leaders like yourself to more fully embrace the interfaith couples […]

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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.