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

May 16: Revelations: Interfaith Shavu’ote/Pentecost Story Slam A few nights before Shavu’ote (the holiday celebrating the giving of Torah) we join with our interfaith partners in crime (Gilead Church, Lincoln Park Presbyterian Church, SVARA and REBOOT) to create another night of heart-opening stories themed around REVELATION(S). Revelation waits for no one, so GET REGISTERED.

Breaking the Glass at a Jewish weddingStarting June 4: 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>>

June 14: Interfaith Couples Meetup
Join InterfaithFamily/Chicago and other interfaith couples who are dating, engaged or newly married for an evening of socializing and fun, meaningful conversation.
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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>>


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


Upcoming events

MENDFUL Meditation with Rabbi Sigal

May 24, 8:30PM

A unique opportunity to learn with Rabbi Sigal online. Explore healing meditations, learn about Mendful and ask questions. Learn how to focus and relax in the midst of your life, live more with ease and contentment, and open to the mystery of your heart and soul.

Oak Park Temple B’nai Abraham Zion presents Israeli Folk Ensemble Nava Tehila

May 26, 7:00PM

Oak Park, Illinois. Oak Park Temple B’nai Abraham Zion will welcome Israeli folk ensemble Nava Tehila as part of its artist-in-residence weekend. The group will perform on Saturday, May 26, 2018, at 7:00 pm. Nava Tehila composes and performs original and traditional music that draws on verses from Jewish sources, liturgical poems, and Israeli and […]

MENDFUL Meditation with Rabbi Sigal

May 31, 8:30PM

A unique opportunity to learn with Rabbi Sigal online. Explore healing meditations, learn about Mendful and ask questions. Learn how to focus and relax in the midst of your life, live more with ease and contentment, and open to the mystery of your heart and soul.

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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.