Greater Boston

Welcome!

RABBI JILLIAN CAMERON

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!

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90 Oak Street, 4th Floor
Newton Upper Falls, MA 02464
(617) 581-6801
Contact: Jane Maine


Upcoming events

PJ Library Hanukkah Party, Havdalah & Dinner

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 posher@lappinfoundation.org or 978-740-4404. Walk-ins are welcome.

JBBBS 2017 Brunch

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.

PJ Library Celebrates Chanukah with Vanessa Trien

December 17, 10:00AM

Dance, jump, giggle and sing in the miracles of Chanukah with award-winning musician Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys at the Leventhal-Sidman Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton on Sunday, December 17 from 10-11:30am. Join us for this joyous and interactive family holiday concert, create a Chanukah craft to take home and enjoy some Chanukah […]

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Parenting Through a Jewish Lens is a program offered through Hebrew College in over a dozen locations in the Greater Boston area (many providing free child care in the daytime!). I recently participated in the program, and it was an incredible experience. The curriculum itself has been continuously updated and modified for several years now (the […]

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