Events: Connect with Us

Whether you’re part of an interfaith couple, raising kids in an interfaith home, a grandparent in an interfaith family or a Jewish professional, we’ve got events just for you.

Currently, all 18Doors events are virtual. See below for all the virtual events we’re hosting for couples, parents, grandparents, and professionals. We hope to see you in person again soon!

If you want to connect with someone in your local community, check out our 18Doors Local offerings here.

Upcoming Events for Couples

Thu 29

Couples & Conversation – Online (Chicago)

April 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
Being part of an interfaith/Jew-ish/multi-faith/however-you-define-yourself couple can be challenging, but you don’t need to find the answers alone. This online workshop offers a safe environment to work on creating your religious/cultural lives together. It is intended for seriously dating, engaged and newly married Jewish/interfaith couples in the Chicagoland area.
May 04

Couples & Conversation – Online (Atlanta)

May 4 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Being part of an interfaith/Jew-ish/multi-faith/however-you-define-yourself couple can be challenging, but you don’t need to find the answers alone. This online workshop offers a safe environment to work on creating your religious/cultural lives together. It is intended for seriously dating, engaged and newly married Jewish/interfaith couples in the Atlanta area.
May 05

Couples and Conversation – Online (Denver)

May 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm MDT
Being part of an interfaith/Jew-ish/multi-faith/however-you-define-yourself couple can be challenging, but you don’t need to find the answers alone. This online workshop offers a safe environment to work on creating your religious/cultural lives together. It is intended for seriously dating, engaged and newly married Jewish/interfaith couples in the Denver area.
May 06

Planning Your Jew-ish Wedding: Crafting a Meaningful Ceremony – Online

May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Learn about the Jewish elements of a wedding ceremony and the deeper meaning behind rituals. This is part one of a four-week series and is led by Molly Kazin Marshall and Rabbi Malka Packer-Monroe.
May 12

Say Cheese! Baking Montreal Cheese Bagels for Shavuot

May 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
Join 18Doors and The Wandering Chew to bake a tasty cheese-filled Shavuot treat while learning about this unique Jewish holiday.
May 13

Planning Your Jew-ish Wedding: Creating Your Perfect Ketubah – Online

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Join Molly Kazin Marshall and Rabbi Steven Philp for a workshop that will help you craft the perfect ketubah (Jewish marriage document) for your marriage—whether that means selecting existing text or writing custom language. This is session two in a four-part series.
May 13

Couples & Conversation: Parenting Edition (Online)

May 13 @ 8:15 pm - 9:45 pm EDT
Couples and Conversation – Parenting Edition: Building a Life Together as an Interfaith* Family *Intercultural, Dual-faith, Mixed Heritage, Jew-ish . . . Being part of an interfaith/Jew-ish/multi-faith/however-you-define-yourself couple and raising a family can be challenging, but you don’t need to find the answers alone. This online workshop offers a safe environment to work on creating […]
May 20

Planning Your Jew-ish Wedding: Seven Blessings Just for You – Online

May 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Join Molly Kazin Marshall and Rabbi Malka Packer-Monroe for an interactive workshop exploring the traditional sheva brachot (seven blessings—a Jewish wedding ceremony ritual). Create a custom version with your partner to use in your Jewish/interfaith wedding, your anniversary, your original wedding date that had to be postponed—you name it!
May 27

Planning Your Jew-ish Wedding: Honoring Other Cultures – Online

May 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Join us for an interactive panel of couples to hear how each of them honored other cultures and faith traditions in their Jew-ish wedding.
Sep 01

Our Year of Firsts – September Virtual Discussion – Online

September 1 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
Open to all engaged or newly married couples who are interfaith (intercultural, dual faith, Jew-ish, etc.), Our Year of Firsts offers you the opportunity to explore the deeper meaning behind Jewish holidays, create new traditions together and meet other interfaith couples.

Upcoming Events for Parents

Tue 20

Parenting During a Pandemic: A Virtual Meet-Up (Atlanta)

April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Join Rabbi Malka Packer-Monroe and other interfaith couple parents in Atlanta to discuss the joys and challenges of parenting during a pandemic. We will create a safe space to connect, vent, share stories and get to know each other.
May 12

Say Cheese! Baking Montreal Cheese Bagels for Shavuot

May 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
Join 18Doors and The Wandering Chew to bake a tasty cheese-filled Shavuot treat while learning about this unique Jewish holiday.
May 12

Unlocking Bedtime: Creating Jewish Rituals for Kids – Online (Boca Raton)

May 12 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
How do I create meaningful bedtime rituals? Rabbi Greg Weisman shares how parts of the Jewish tradition can help create the comfort of routine for little ones as they prepare each night for sleep.
May 13

Couples & Conversation: Parenting Edition (Online)

May 13 @ 8:15 pm - 9:45 pm EDT
Couples and Conversation – Parenting Edition: Building a Life Together as an Interfaith* Family *Intercultural, Dual-faith, Mixed Heritage, Jew-ish . . . Being part of an interfaith/Jew-ish/multi-faith/however-you-define-yourself couple and raising a family can be challenging, but you don’t need to find the answers alone. This online workshop offers a safe environment to work on creating […]
Jun 10

Unlocking Shabbat: Learning to Create a Friday Night Ritual – Online (Boca Raton)

June 10 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
How do we welcome Shabbat with little kids? Rabbi Greg Weisman shares how creating a Friday night Shabbat experience can be fun for the whole family.

Upcoming Events for Grandparents

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Upcoming Events for Professionals

May 04

From Interfaith Family to the Rabbinate: Three Communal Leaders’ Jewish Journeys – Online

May 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Join Tema Smith from 18Doors, Rabbi Emily Cohen, Rabbi Eric Woodward and rabbinical student Becky Jaye to hear their insights, grounded in their personal experience growing up in interfaith families, and their professional expertise on how best to engage interfaith families in Jewish life.