We support interfaith couples and families in all parts of the Bay Area. Whether you’re in the North Bay and Wine Country, East Bay, SF, Peninsula or South Bay, we’d love to meet you and hear your stories. Our office is in San Francisco on the Embarcadero, but we float around and would love to share a cup of coffee on our next stop to your area.
December 15, 6:00PM
Join the Tri-Valley Cultural Jews on from for an evening of latkes, light, music and yummy food. Bring your menorah, and gather as we light our candles together, sing traditional holiday songs, and eat the freshly fried latkes pouring from the kitchen. We blend traditional celebrations with new. RSVP to Amy at email@example.com.
December 17, 10:00AM
It is not unusual for a Jew of color to be asked, â€œHow did you get to be Jewish?â€ Quite simply the question stems from their appearance, â€œYou donâ€™t look Jewish.â€â€¨There are a number of ways that an adult from a biracial Jewish or interfaith family can arm themselves for these micro-aggressions. Join Kim Carter […]
June 29, 2:00PM
Take a next step on your Jewish Journey! Come together with people from all walks of life, ages and opinions, united by intellectual curiosity, spirituality, love of music and text, and all things Jewish!
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For the past couple months, as I’ve settled into our office space at the San Francisco Federation building on Steuart Street, I’ve been surprised by how few Federation employees knew where we were. Since InterfaithFamily is an organization of welcoming and love, I decided this needed to change. We began by re-envisioning our space. Where […]
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December Holidays Got you Fumbling? Wondering about how to handle the December holidays? Here’s InterfaithFamily’s Guide to Hanukkah.
Planning 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.
Looking for a guide to Jewish life? Here are some basic cheat sheets on Jewish holidays, food and greetings.
The Director of IFF/Bay Area, Rabbi Samantha Kahn, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or (832) 776-7382 and read more about her work.