Couples

Two Traditions, One Home

Come gain essential tools for navigating life for multi-faith and dual-tradition families and households. Through group discussion and expert tips we will explore what we want to pass on to our kids and represent in our homes. Date:   Wednesday, November 17 Time:   7:00-8:30pm Free Online Email me, Dawn, at dawn@buildingjewishbridges.org to receive the Zoom link…

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My Atheist Wife Refuses to go to Jewish Events

Dear Dawn: I am Jewish and my wife is an atheist (family hasn’t been Christian for three generations so there are no issues with that). We had a Jewish wedding and agreed to raise our future child Jewish. While we were engaged, my wife took a yearlong conversion prep class (didn’t convert). But since our marriage…

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

Dear Dawn: How many times do I have to hear a Jewish parent worry about the future of their child’s romance with a non-Jew? At a recent lunch with several Jewish girlfriends, one worried out loud about her son’s non-Jewish girlfriend. There is always this focus on the non-Jewish girlfriend/boyfriend’s perceived level of interest (or lack…

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