How I Decided to Raise My Kids Jewish

How I Decided to Raise my Kids Jewish How do non-Jewish parents decide to raise their children as Jews? What are their concerns? Once the decision is made, how did they make it happen? Did they retain their own religion? How do they share their identity with their children? Come hear a panel of non-Jewish…

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Gay, Jewish and Interfaith in the Bay Area

About 2 percent of Americans are Jewish.  Somewhere around 10 – 15 percent are gay, lesbian, transgendered, bisexual.  So how easy is it to be Jewish & gay and find another gay Jew?  You do the math.  It won’t surprise you to learn that most LGBT Jews are in interfaith relationships.  There are things about…

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Posted in Couples, LGBT
Published on August 19th, 2009

Welcoming Your Jewish Baby — Whether You’re Jewish or Not

A Group for Moms and babies 0-6 months Join us for a discussion! Discussion topics include: Support for Moms with new Babies Jewish Resources for Mom, Baby and Family Getting Your Groove Back & Adjusting to the New Normal Considering Jewish Choices and Practices for your Home Date: Five sessions, groups forming now, call for…

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Basic Judaism Classes Fall 2009

I will keep a running list of all the basic Judaism classes being offered around the bay this fall.  Check back every week or so as I add more. Judaism: a Sampler This 3-session overview of the basics of Judaism is for learners, seekers, interfaith couples and anyone who is curious about what it means…

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Making the Most of Summer

What can you do to increase your enjoyment of SUMMER? Making the most of summer There are two things I propose you do this summer. The first is – spend meaningful time with your loved ones.  We have gorgeous weather, long days and lots of natural beauty.  The parks are open, the pools are open,…

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Come with me to the Movies!

Come to the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival with me. We’ll see a movie and then go around the corner for pizza. Buy your tickets and meet me in line at the Roda Theater in Berkeley. Hello Goodbye France, Israel, 2008, 99 min., French In this entertaining romantic comedy, Alain (Gerard Depardieu) and Gisele (Fanny…

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