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InterfaithFamily/Chicago Events

Breaking the Glass at a Jewish wedding

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>>

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

Author Ed Elhaderi at Temple Beth Israel

December 16, 10:00AM

Temple Beth Israel Presents “Soup”er Study featuring author Ed Elhaderi, author of Nomadic Soul, December 16, 2019, at 6:45 pm. Optional homemade soup is at 6:00 pm and costs $10. For reservations, please call TBI at 847-675-0951 or visit Nomadic Soul tells the remarkable story of how the author, Ed Elhaderi, discovered meaning depth […]

Calling All Royals: The Princess and the Pea

December 16, 3:00PM

All kids ages 3-5! Learn the basics of performing in Children’s Theatre Company’s version of The Princess & The Pea. · Your child will make new friends and enjoy interacting with other young artists. · Each student performs in 4 songs & dances and receives 3 lines in our final show. · 12-week program begins […]

Lunch & Learn at Temple Beth Israel

December 18, 12:00PM

Temple Beth Israel Present Lunch & Learn Fall/Winter 2019 Lectures at 12:45 pm are free and open to the public. Lunch at 12:00 noon is $10 per person and is also open to the community. All presentations are at Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster St., Skokie. For more information or to make a reservation […]

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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.