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 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!
Thu 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.
Thu 27

Couples & Conversation: Parenting Edition – Online

May 27 @ 8:15 pm - 9:45 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 couples who are expecting and those with children under the age of six.
Jun 03

From Lox to Latkes: How Food Shapes Our Cultural & Religious Identity

June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Join Rabbi Michael Shulman and other interfaith couples to talk about religion/culture and food. Coming from different religious/cultural backgrounds, you and your partner likely grew up eating different foods—let’s dig in to this fruitful topic!
Jul 11

Couples & Conversation – Online

July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 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.
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

Thu 27

Couples & Conversation: Parenting Edition – Online

May 27 @ 8:15 pm - 9:45 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 couples who are expecting and those with children under the age of six.
Jun 03

From Lox to Latkes: How Food Shapes Our Cultural & Religious Identity

June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Join Rabbi Michael Shulman and other interfaith couples to talk about religion/culture and food. Coming from different religious/cultural backgrounds, you and your partner likely grew up eating different foods—let’s dig in to this fruitful topic!
Jun 10

Unlocking Shabbat: Learning to Create a Friday Night Ritual – Online

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

Jun 03

From Lox to Latkes: How Food Shapes Our Cultural & Religious Identity

June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Join Rabbi Michael Shulman and other interfaith couples to talk about religion/culture and food. Coming from different religious/cultural backgrounds, you and your partner likely grew up eating different foods—let’s dig in to this fruitful topic!

Upcoming Events for Professionals

Jun 01

What We’ve Learned from Pew: Insights on Interfaith Families for Jewish Organizations – Online

June 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Take a dive into the 2020 Pew Survey's data on interfaith families, and what we can learn about them to continue to embrace them in our organizations.
Jun 08

Working with Interfaith Families: Best Principles for Jewish Organizations – Online

June 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
This webinar will cover everything from your website to your ritual committee, and you will leave with some best principles to get you started on the work of making sure your organization is fully embracing interfaith families.
Jun 22

Unpacking Bias: Best Principles for Jewish Organizations – Online

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
In this webinar, 18Doors' Director of Professional Development, Tema Smith, will help you begin to unpack your biases so that you can look at your work of engaging interfaith families with fresh eyes.