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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


Sun 24

Ready, Set, Bake! A virtual cookie class for Tu Bishvat

January 24 @ 2:00 pm EST
Join 18Doors Boston and chef and dietician extraordinaire Micah Sivah to make delicious “everything cookies,” inspired by the upcoming Jewish holiday of Tu Bishvat! This event is for interfaith couples in their 20s/30s.
Sun 24

Family Seder for Tu Bishvat (Jewish Earth Day) – Online

January 24 @ 3:00 pm CST
Jewish interfaith families are invited to join 18Doors and Jewish& for a musical, fun, engaging family seder for the environmental Jewish holiday of Tu Bishvat! We will eat fruits associated with the holiday, connect with the Jewish time of year and sing together to celebrate the birthday of the trees. No prior knowledge necessary.
Fri 29

Celebrate Jewish Earth Day with Food – Online

January 29 @ 7:00 pm EST
Tu Bishvat is a Jewish holiday when we celebrate the birthday of the trees. It's an opportunity to strengthen our connection to the environment and is a very accessible holiday for people of all backgrounds. Join us for a creative, interactive, spiritual Tu Bishvat seder (ceremonial meal).
Feb 01

Couples and Conversation – Online

February 1 @ 7:00 pm PST
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.
Feb 07

Not What I Expected: Jewish Interfaith Grandparenting – Online

February 7 @ 11:00 am EST
Is grandparenting in an interfaith family a little—or a lot—different from what you expected? This will be a safe space where you can discuss your experience of having children/grandchildren in interfaith families.