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New Program for Couples: Our Year of Firsts


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Couples & Conversation


Four Week Workshop on Building a Life Together as an Interfaith* Couple

*Intercultural, Dual-faith, Mixed Heritage, Jew-ish…

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.

Couples are invited to participate if they are seriously dating, engaged or newly married, exploring the issue of religion/culture in their relationship, and:

    • want to explore questions about their life together, including: How can we honor both of our heritages? Can we raise our children in one religion while exposing them to the other one? How will we celebrate holidays and lifecycle events? How can we talk to parents and other relatives about issues related to our interfaith relationship?
    • want to discuss and begin to make decisions about their religious/spiritual/cultural life together with support from other couples and a non-judgmental facilitator
    • want guidance from a facilitator who has experience working with interfaith couples and helping them to address actual and potential challenges particular to them
    • want to get to know and develop relationships with other interfaith couples who are thinking about similar issues

See below for all upcoming events for couples. Want to get notified of upcoming events by email? Sign up at the bottom of this page.

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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.