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.
121 Steuart Street Suite 100
Attn: Lisa Finkelstein or Rabbi Samantha Kahn
San Francisco, CA 94105
February 26, 6:30PM
Share stories, and get support and best practices as you navigate two backgrounds in one relationship.
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
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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The Director of InterfaithFamily/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 email@example.com, Tel:(415)878-1998 or read more about her.