Welcome to IFF/Boston!
interfaith [in-ter-feyth]: adjective 1. of, operating, or occurring between persons belonging to different religions.
We at InterfaithFamily understand that the definition goes far beyond Webster’s.
How do you interfaith?…Interfaith relationship? Intercultural relationship? Interfaith children or grandchildren? Child of an interfaith family?
We have a knack for that! And many, many resources to help you celebrate Judaism your way…Come join us! Rabbi Jillian Cameron would love the opportunity to meet you over a cup of coffee….or email!
Or join us on December 10th for an early Hanukkah Celebration: Latkes & Vodka: A Salem Hanukkah Party. It’s FREE!
90 Oak Street, 4th Floor
Newton Upper Falls, MA 02464
Contact: Jane Maine
December 14, 4:00PM
Children, ages six and younger, and their parents are invited to a free Hanukkah story and music time. Enjoy Hanukkah stories, music with Rabbi Richard Perlman and a snack. Reservations are suggested but not required. Contact Phyllis Osher at 978-740-4404 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
December 16, 5:30PM
Families with young children are invited to join us to celebrate Hanukkah and Havdalah with stories, music, crafts, latkes and dessert! RSVPs requested to Phyllis Osher at email@example.com or 978-740-4404. Walk-ins are welcome.
December 17, 9:30AM
Join Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters for brunch honoring President & CEO Harvey Lowell for his 21 years of leadership to the JBBBS organization. Co-chaired by: Julie Belsky Nancy & Mark Belsky Lori Barnet & Jeffrey Savit Thanks to a generous underwriter, all proceeds raised will directly support JBBBS programs.
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Partner Organizations of special interest to Boston interfaith couples and families:
The Director of InterfaithFamily/Boston, Rabbi Jillian Cameron, is available to couples and families to talk about issues, introduce you to interfaith family-friendly organizations and programs, and to personally help you find Jewish clergy for officiation at life cycle events. Contact her at boston@ interfaithfamily.com or (617) 581-6857 and read more about her.