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You’re looking for support with a lifecycle event, you want to find inclusive Jewish connections in Chicago 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 through events for couples to socialize and discuss relevant issues, and workshops to reflect on your backgrounds, differences and similarities. Contact us at chicago@18Doors.org.

Our Events


Nov 02

Couples and Conversation – Online

November 2 @ 7:00 pm CST
Being part of an interfaith 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.
Nov 05

Couples and Conversation – Online

November 5 @ 8:00 pm EST
While being part of an interfaith/intercultural couple can be incredibly amazing, it can have its challenges. 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.
Nov 12

Planning a Meaningful Jewish/Interfaith Wedding Ceremony – Online

November 12 @ 8:00 pm EST
Planning a wedding? Learn about the Jewish elements of a wedding ceremony, the deeper meaning behind rituals like breaking the glass, standing under a chuppah or circling seven times, and ways to include multiple backgrounds and traditions to make the ceremony uniquely yours.
Nov 15

2020 LimmudFest: Welcoming your child’s partner from a different faith background – Online

November 15 @ 12:00 pm EST
Join us at Boston's 2020 LimmudFest for a session on welcoming your child's partner from a different faith background.
Dec 04

December Holiday Discussion for Interfaith* Couples – Online

December 4 @ 8:00 pm EST
Join Rabbi Malka Packer-Monroe, Director of 18Doors Atlanta for a conversation about the joys and challenges of celebrating the December holidays in an interfaith home.
Dec 15

Our Year of Firsts – December Virtual Discussion – Online

December 15 @ 8:00 pm EST
Explore the deeper meaning behind Jewish holidays, create new traditions together and meet other couples. Open to all engaged or newly married couples who are interfaith* (intercultural, dual faith, Jew-ish, etc.).