Past Programs

Growing Your Child’s Identity in an Interfaith Family

Children move through a variety of developmental stages. How can we support their identity development and family attachment in age appropriate ways? Children in interfaith families are integrating multiple traditions and family heritages, we will look at how to weave together disparate backgrounds into one whole “self.”   San Francisco Brandeis Day School, 655 Brotherhood…

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Celebrating Holidays in the Interfaith Family

HOME SWEET HOME: Celebrating Holidays in Interfaith Families   Christmas and Chanukah, Easter and Passover, December and April can be challenging times for Jewish families and interfaith families. The whole country seems to be wrapped up in a holiday that Jews don’t observe. Can an interfaith family celebrate both holidays? How would that work for…

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Women in Interfaith Relationships (Palo Alto)

A Discussion for Girlfriends, Wives, Mothers & Grandmothers Are you raising a child with a partner of a different (or no) religious tradition? How does gender impact interfaith relationships? Society places expectations on women as girlfriends, wives, mothers, grandmothers, aunts and best friends. Even in the 21st century, the home is the domain of the…

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Women In Interfaith Relationships (Oakland)

A discussion for girlfriends, wives, mothers and grandmothers Join other women, Jewish or not, to examine interfaith marriage in relation to culture and gender.  What are the unique expectations and responses that a woman encounters as she creates a home and builds a family life in which her religion is not that of her partner? …

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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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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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