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Jewish Conversation or Competition?

The women at Beth Emek asked me for a program on Jewish conversations. With the excellent suggestions from their leader this is what we came up with. Note: you can request a program for your synagogue or Jewish group that is shaped to your interests and needs.   Jewish Conversation or Competition? Do you ever…

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Thinking about Women & Relationships

Women are typically more comfortable discussing the challenges of their marriage and parenting. So when husbands balk at coming to a program Women in Interfaith Relationships is a great option because the women can attend and take the good ideas home to share. I am not saying that men never discuss these things, only that…

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Women in Interfaith Relationships

A Discussion for Girlfriends, Wives, Partners, Mothers and Grandmothers Join other women, Jewish or not, to examine interfaith relationships 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…

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A Word about Women

In their survey of readers this past month, the Jewish Daily Forward found that women are the force that makes Passover happen in our homes. Their article, Thanks for Passover Mom, opens with this sentence, “Let’s begin with gratitude to our mothers, grandmothers, sisters and aunts.” They found that 80% of the heavy lifting for…

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Published on April 30th, 2015

Women in Interfaith Relationships

Women in Interfaith Relationships: A Discussion for Girlfriends, Wives, Partners, Mothers and Grandmothers Join other women, Jewish or not, to examine interfaith relationships 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…

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Coming this Spring…

The Spring 2015 line up of Building Jewish Bridges workshops and classes! January What’s in a Jewish Name? Join B’nai Tikvah congregants for services on Friday January 9 at 6:30pm, when I will be speaking in the sermon slot. My subject is the special place name and naming rituals holds in Jewish tradition. This dovetails…

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