Current Programs

We are what we eat

Do you know what is the LAST cultural practice immigrants give up?  Their native cuisine.  I remember learning that in a college history class. At the time I was living on a dorm floor that was about half Asian girls. ALL OF THEM, despite how long they or their families had been in the US…

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Spicy Jews: Jewish Food around the World

Where ever Jews have lived they have adapted and adopted the local foods and flavors. Over and over again I see my interfaith couples creating blended cuisines as they merge the foods from both cultures in the marriage.  Come explore more spices, more flavors! Adapt them to your own kitchen. I have discussed these merged…

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Some quick reminders for this week

Heads up! My program, Honoring Your Jewish Child’s Non-Jewish Heritage will now be entirely online. You can sign up to receive the Zoom link here. It is still cosponsored with Temple Sinai and New Lehrhaus. If you are not able to attend on Tuesday, March 29 at 7pm, you can register and you will automatically get a link…

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What About the Children?

(Image: Guinness Hamentashen for Irish Jewish kids!) What about the children? If you are in an interfaith/intercultural family then your children have family members who are not Jewish, who may follow other religions or traditions, yet these people are an important part of your child’s life. How can you recognize and honor this part of…

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