Embracing interfaith couples & families

Building Jewish Bridges

We joyously support interfaith families in our community in identifying their familial, spiritual and communal goals through workshops, social events and couples counseling.

Upcoming Programs

Join other couples like yourself who are sorting out the kind of life and home they will create. Discuss your ideas with others in a supportive and caring environment.

Introduction to the Jewish Experience

3 sessions - Fall, Winter, Spring

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Let's Talk "Interfaith"

Not a "group" person? Meet with Dawn for three private 1.5 hour sessions to cover the interfaith topics that are most important to you.

Schedule a free intro session

Newsletter Update

October 14, 2019

It’s Not Your Son’s Girlfriend’s Job to Seek Out Judaism

We joyously support interfaith families in our community in identifying their familial, spiritual and communal goals through workshops, social events and couples counseling.

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September 20, 2019

Family Ties Go by Different Names in Different Cultures

We joyously support interfaith families in our community in identifying their familial, spiritual and communal goals through workshops, social events and couples counseling.

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"I want to personally thank you for all that you do to make people like me feel welcome at the ‘Jewish table.’ Words cannot describe what a difference it has made."

- Ilana, San Francisco

"We found your interfaith class most rewarding. It certainly can bring a couple closer together. I recommend the program to any couple. It helps keep Judaism and religion in people's lives."

- Burt, Walnut Creek

"I went to the program expecting it to be interesting and informative, but not expecting to be so personally affected by it and so deeply moved. I left with new insights not only into other people's identity issues, but also into my own issues with Jewish identity."

- Jan, Richmond

"Dawn Kepler is my go-to Jewish professional for all my interfaith questions. She is wise, experienced, and compassionate and innovative and has helped me and so many to make our Jewish communities truly welcoming and inclusive."

- Rabbi Judy Shanks, Temple Isaiah, Lafayette