Chicagoland

Welcome!

RABBI RENI DICKMAN

Welcome to IFF/Chicago! Want ideas for a baby naming or your upcoming wedding? Wondering about the process for a child to have a bar/bat mitzvah? Are you a Jewish professional thinking about how to be the most welcoming and inclusive for interfaith families? We’re here to help! Email Rabbi Reni Dickman at renid@interfaithfamily.com.


InterfaithFamily/Chicago Events

Love and ReligionStarting February 13: Love and Religion Workshop
Being part of an interfaith couple can be challenging, but you don’t need to find the answers alone. This workshop offers a safe environment to work on creating your religious lives together. REGISTER NOW >>

Breaking the Glass at a Jewish weddingStarting March 5 : Interfaith Wedding Email Series
If you and your fiance are from two different faith backgrounds and planning a Jewish or “Jewish and…” wedding ceremony, there’s a lot to consider. Let us help you. REGISTER NOW >>

Starting April 2 : Free Parenting Email Series
You will receive eight emails over four weeks about how to bring spirituality and traditions to your parenting in realistic and meaningful ways. The email series runs four times a year, beginning the first Monday of January, April, July and October. REGISTER NOW >>


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922 Davis Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-778-1938


Upcoming events

Havdalah and A Movie (for adults)

February 10, 6:00PM

Temple Beth Israel Presents Havdalah and A Movie featuring “Norman”

Wedding Email Series

March 5, 11:00AM

If you and your partner are from different faith background and are planning a Jewish or Jewish AND… wedding, this free email series is for you! This 8 email series covers everything from ritual to family dynamics and will connect you to a wealth of resources. Begins on March 5th. Sign up today!

Passover Email Series

March 12, 12:00AM

This three session Passover email series will introduce you to the story of Passover and Passover observance. It will also contain an exploration of how the themes of the Passover story relate to modern times.

This FREE series starts on March 12. You will receive one email per week for three weeks. REGISTER HERE.

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Connect to more resources

Watch other people and couples talk about how InterfaithFamily has impacted their lives.

Read a Catholic Pastor’s counsel on baptism and interfaith families.

Need information to help plan for an interfaith wedding? Interfaith marriages bring up many complicated issues, but you’ve come to the right place to find answers. Visit InterfaithFamily’s wedding resource page.

And there’s more! Cheat sheets for Jewish holidaysfood and greetings.