Relationships

Successful Parenting Choices in Interfaith Families

Successful Parenting Choices in Interfaith Families Navigating religious choices in an interfaith family can add a layer of complexity to parenting. Hear from a panel of non-Jewish parents who are happy with how things turned out with their now grown kids. Panelists will discuss a variety of topics, such as, holidays, lifecycle events, choosing religious…

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Purim For Adults: The Jewish Mardi Gras

Skip the carnival and the costumes, and come for an adult evening celebration of Purim! We’ll gather at 7pm for a brief and boisterous telling of the Purim story (The Whole Megillah), then choose from among several exciting, interactive learning sessions: Persian Food with a Persian Cook The Spiritual Roots of Purim Gender Mysteries from…

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When Being in an Interfaith Family Hurts

The HARD side of interfaith relationships and the Jewish world A member of this list asked me to pass along to you his painful experience. His wife is not Jewish and his brother has rejected his family – both JB’s wife and son. JB feels that he has lost his own brother and his nephew….

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Sometimes being “interfaith” hurts

When my youngest was a baby I had chronic lower back pain.  I knew it was from carrying him around and I just didn’t think there was a remedy.  Then one day I mentioned it to a health care professional and she immediately gave me a simple back strengthening exercise.  By doing the exercise every…

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Enrich Your Relationship

When I was a newlywed I joined a book club and met an interesting couple.  They were a couple decades older than I, wealthy, intelligent, interesting.  About three years into the club I was sitting in their lovely garden and Risa said to me, “The book club saved my marriage.”  I was startled.  “It did? …

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