Chicagoland

Welcome!

RABBI RENI DICKMAN

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

Starting July 2: 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>>

July 8: Sunday in the Park with Bagels – Northwest
Tour the Jewish calendar through arts & crafts, activities and more! This free event welcomes families with young children. REGISTER NOW

July 19: Interfaith Couples Meetup – Mezuzot, Menorahs and Mushu?!
Join other dating, engaged or recently married couples for an evening of socializing and fun, meaningful conversation about Jewish home rituals and creative ways to make your house a home. REGISTER NOW>>

July 29: Jewish/Catholic Couples Meetup
Join us for a Jewish/Catholic couples meetup with Rabbi Reni Dickman, Rabbi Ari Moffic and Father Dan Brandt. We will address some of the deeper issues of interfaith family life including theology, rituals and raising kids. LEARN  MORE>>

 

July 29: Jewish/Catholic Family Playdates
Join us for us for one or both of our play dates for families with young children. Come talk about navigating life as a Jewish/Catholic family. Meet other families, ask questions and share ideas.
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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>>


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Evanston, IL 60201
847-778-1938


Upcoming events

Shabbat at the Park

July 27, 6:30PM

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 27, 2018, 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 […]

Jewish/Catholic Family Play Dates

July 29, 12:00AM

On Sunday July 29, InterfaithFamily is co-sponsoring two Jewish/Catholic Playdates: From 9:30 to 11am – Join us for a play date for families with young children (under 5) with Rabbi Reni Dickman (Director of InterfaithFamily Chicago) and Rabbi Ari Moffic (Rabbi at the Family School). Come talk about navigating life as a Jewish/Catholic family. Meet other families, […]

Jewish/Catholic Couples Meetup

July 29, 11:30AM

Join us for a Jewish/Catholic couples meetup with Rabbi Reni Dickman, Rabbi Ari Moffic and Father Dan Brandt. We will address some of the deeper issues of interfaith family life including theology, rituals and raising kids. Plus food! Sunday, July 29 11:30 – 1:00 Rectory of Old St. Pats 700 W. Monroe RSVP to Reni Dickman at […]

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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.