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.
January 27, 4:00PM
Shabbat Shira, or Singing Saturday, is observed throughout the Jewish community. Tri-Valley Cultural Jews will observe the date with a “kumzits,” a Jewish sing-along. We’ll sing easy-to-learn songs in Yiddish, Hebrew and English, suitable for kids and adults. There will be hot chocolate, tea and decaf coffee. Bring your guitars, ukuleles and mandolins – songsheets […]
January 28, 2:00PM
Tu B’Shevat is our day to celebrate the trees and the work must do to keep our planet green and healthy for generations to come. Tu B’Shevat in the Park will reimagine the Tu B’Shevat ritual and inspire us to renew our community effort to plant trees for the future. We literally plant trees for […]
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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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 […]
Raising Young Children with Judaism
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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.