You’re looking for support with a lifecycle event, you want to find inclusive Jewish connections in Atlanta or you want to meet other interfaith couples or families at your life stage. You came to the right place: We’re here to support you. We have non-judgmental rabbis on staff to help guide and connect you.
Do you have grandchildren who are being raised by parents where one parent is Jewish and the other parent may have a different religious or cultural background? Join 18Doors and other grandparents of interfaith families to get to know one another and discuss your joys and challenges.
Hanukkah and Christmas can be a joyful time, but let's be honest: It can also be incredibly challenging for grandparents with grandchildren in interfaith families. Join moderator Rabbi Becky Joseph (a grandparent of an interfaith family) and panelists Rabbis Robyn Frisch and Malka Packer-Monroe from 18Doors, who will answer the questions they hear the most from grandparents around the December holidays.
The December holiday season can and should be joyful, but it can also bring up tensions for interfaith families. Join Rabbi Stephanie Crawley and other interfaith couples to discuss how you can navigate the winter holidays in a safe and supportive space. Many couples face similar questions around decision-making, and we can learn from one another.
Hanukkah and Christmas can be a joyful time, but let's be honest: It can also be incredibly challenging for those of us in interfaith families. Join moderator Lauren Schreiber Sasaki from Jewish& and panelists Rabbis Robyn Frisch and Malka Packer-Monroe from 18Doors, who will answer the questions they get asked the most from parents around the December holidays.
Join 18Doors and other Jewish organizations in Atlanta for a delightful in-person celebration on the first night of Hanukkah in the Park! Bring your loved ones, a hanukkiah (menorah), 2 candles (one candle for the first night plus the shamash, or helper, candle), foil (to put under your hanukkiah), a lighter and a picnic dinner, which we'll all enjoy together after the candle lighting. We’ll provide sufganiyot (Jewish doughnuts) and fun activities for the whole family.
Rabbi Malka Packer-Monroe is our director of 18Doors Atlanta. She runs events for couples to socialize and discuss relevant issues, and workshops to reflect on your backgrounds, differences and similarities and discuss your hopes, plans and dreams for the future. She is also available for one-on-one consultations and to refer you to local Jewish clergy and organizations that welcome interfaith/intercultural couples and families. Contact her at atlanta@18Doors.org.