Go To Booklets Connecting Interfaith Families to Jewish Life in Greater Cleveland by providing programs and opportunities for interfaith families to experience Judaism in a variety of venues, meet other interfaith families, and to connect to other Jewish organizations that may serve their needs.Go To All Organizations This is an interactive, fun, and low-key workshop for couples who are dating, engaged or recently married.Today I had a chat with a coworker who lives in my apartment complex.
with a Midianite woman (not from the seven Canaanite nations); this took place at a time when foreign (Moabite) women were inducing the Jews to perform idolatry. Do you need help navigating the challenges of Love and Religion?For the past 19 years, I have worked with over 600 Jewish interfaith couples to facilitate important conversations about Jewish identity and relationships.There is no reference to excommunication or dissolving such marriages either in chapter 10, 13 or elsewhere in Nehemiah.Forced divorce and excommunication of foreign women previously married to the Jews of Israel does ocur in Ezra chapter 10. I had either dated, or specifically decided not to date, every man in the place. As I walked into the Hanukah Happy Hour on The Hill last year, a terrible realization hit me.Flash forward six years, and multiply that story by the entire JDate pool. I have hours of crazy JDate stories, not to mention set ups by friends, and my very brief stint on JRetro Match. In fact, all of my mother's siblings and first cousins are in interfaith marriages.In fact, just a couple of months ago a friend of mine tried to set me up with a guy I had asked out almost five years ago. It was about this time I started to think about the question my Greek Orthodox aunt keeps asking me: Am I limiting myself and my own happiness by only allowing myself to date Jewish men? Of the four families and nine cousins, I am the only one who practices Judaism.This was particularly inconvenient, considering I attended the Jesuit Catholic institution Boston College. I went to the Boston-area Falafel Ball, where I met Ari*.By that time I had experienced several positive relationships with men who weren't Jewish and had not yet dated a Jewish one. We hit it off and went out a couple of times, but it never really went anywhere.I'm going to have to move, I thought, because I've dated every eligible Jewish man in D. This is the true story of a 20-something Jewish woman trying to find the perfect Jewish mate.And yet, I wouldn't even be here if my mother had been on such a pursuit.Full of helpful advice for families starting to think about their child's bat or bar mitzvah, Bar & Bat Mitzvah For The Interfaith Family will be a helpful primer to all families (not just interfaith! Go To Parenting This colorful booklet will give all the basics about this holiday which combines elements of Halloween, Mardi Gras and the secular new year.