We support interfaith couples and families in all parts of the Bay Area. Whether you’re in the North Bay and Wine Country, East Bay, SF, Peninsula or South Bay, we’d love to meet you and hear your stories. Our office is in San Francisco on the Embarcadero, but we float around and would love to share a cup of coffee on our next stop to your area.
InterfaithFamily/Bay Area is excited to announce the launch of Live. Love. Learn.: Parenting with Jewish Values, a four-part drop-in series for emerging interfaith families interested in exploring ways to infuse Judaism into their routine of daily life. Stay tuned for more information on the launch of this program in the spring of 2018. This program is supported by the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund.
121 Steuart Street Suite 100
Attn: Lisa Finkelstein or Rabbi Samantha Kahn
San Francisco, CA 94105
July 19, 12:00AM
The San Francisco based Jewish Film Festival (SFJFF) is the largest Jewish Film Festival in the world, giving filmmakers the opportunity to explore Jewish themes from around the world. This 3-week summer festival (July 19 – August 5, 2018) screens films at the Castro Theatre and other Bay Area venues in Oakland, San Rafael, Palo […]
July 27, 6:30PM
Are you part of an interfaith or intercultural couple? Sarah Ulansey-Tkach and Glenn Ulansey have invited us into their Santa Clara home for an informal Friday evening dinner in Santa Clara where you’ll get to know other interfaith couples, share stories, and get support and best practices as you navigate two backgrounds in one relationship. […]
August 22, 12:00AM
This three session High Holiday email series will help you and your family to reflect on major themes of the holidays; learn about some of the holiday liturgy; discover ways to make the holidays meaningful for you and your family; and give you questions to discuss with your partner or children.
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My journey to Judaism started long before I met my now-husband Bryan, but my interest in it deepened because of him and his Jewish heritage. I’ve always been interested in learning about my Japanese heritage, so when Bryan and I started discussing our future together, I was quietly interested in conversion early on.
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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The Director of InterfaithFamily/Bay Area, Rabbi Samantha Kahn, is available to couples and families to talk about issues, introduce you to interfaith family-friendly organizations and programs, and to personally help you find Jewish clergy for officiation at life cycle events. Contact her at email@example.com, Tel:(415)878-1998 or read more about her.