San Francisco Bay Area

Welcome!

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.

InterfaithFamily/Bay Area is excited to announce the launch of Live. Love. Learn.: Parenting with Jewish Values, a four-part drop-in series for emerging interfaith families interested in exploring ways to infuse Judaism into their routine of daily life. Stay tuned for more information on the launch of this program in the spring of 2018. This program is supported by the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund.

Connect with us

121 Steuart Street Suite 100
Attn: Lisa Finkelstein or Rabbi Samantha Kahn
San Francisco, CA 94105
Tel:(415)878-1998


Upcoming events

Interfaith Couples Meet-up: Dinner

February 26, 6:30PM

Share stories, and get support and best practices as you navigate two backgrounds in one relationship.

Tri-Valley Cultural Jews Purim Celebration

March 4, 10:30AM

Tri-Valley Cultural Jews will be holding a secular Purim celebration in Livermore. We will make hamantaschen, have crafts, games, and fun for all ages, and present our annual Purim skit. Attendees are welcome to come dressed as their favorite Purim character.   $10 per non-member adult

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!

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My journey to Judaism started long before I met my now-husband Bryan, but my interest in it deepened because of him and his Jewish heritage. I’ve always been interested in learning about my Japanese heritage, so when Bryan and I started discussing our future together, I was quietly interested in conversion early on.

Is the Jewish Community a Mean Girl?

“The organized Jewish community is nothing more than the mean girls from high school.” What?! I think I literally stopped breathing for a moment. Could it be true? I knew this lovely person across from me believed what she was saying. So I wondered, “Could this community that brings me so much joy and comfort […]

Seven Species Cheese Spread for Havdalah

Want to host friends for end-of-Shabbat Havdalah? Here’s an easy cheese spread you can throw together.


Connect to more resources

Getting Married? 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 holidaysfood and greetings. Plus read some of our latest dual-faith and multi-traditional parenting adventures.