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 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

Learn About Prostate Cancer

April 28, 10:00AM

Temple Beth Israel Brotherhood (3601 W. Dempster St., Skokie) Presents “Someone to Talk to Who Understands,” a presentation about Prostate Cancer with Speaker Chuck Strand, Chief Executive Office of Us TOO International Prostate Cancer and Educational Network, Sunday, April 28, 2019, 10:00 am, at TBI. Brings spouses and significant others. Open to the community. 9:00 […]

Religion in the 21st Century

April 30, 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.

Ben Gurion-Epilogue Movie at Temple Beth Israel

May 8, 6:45PM

In honor of Israel Independence Day (Yom Ha’Atzmaut) Temple Beth Israel (3601 W. Dempster St., Skokie) Presents the film Ben Gurion—Epilogue, Wednesday May 8, 2019. A festive dinner is at 6:00 and costs $10.00 per person, reservations required. The film starts at 6:45 pm and is free to attend. This event is open to the […]

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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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