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Can Jews Celebrate Christmas? Finding Our Shared Values – Online
December 17, 2020 @ 7:30 pm ESTFree
For many families that have multiple faith traditions, navigating the December holidays can be challenging. Often, we worry that our children will be confused, or that we are somehow emphasizing one religion over the other. The truth is, families can send a clear and consistent message while celebrating different holidays. Join 18Doors Rukin Rabbinic Fellow, Rabbi Jessica Lowenthal, to talk through your family’s values and how to connect your different traditions this holiday season.
Meet Rabbi Jessica Lowenthal
Rabbi Jessica Lowenthal is the Rabbi and education director at Temple Beth Shalom in Melrose, MA. She works with a diverse array of people, both Jewish and Jewish adjacent, to create meaningful and fulfilling rituals and foster a loving and open community. A teacher at heart, Rabbi Jessica is passionate about helping each individual find their own pathway into Judaism. She is particularly excited to be a Rukin Fellow and embrace families of all background who want to bring Judaism into their lives.
Rabbi Jessica met her husband, Phil Weber, at the dog park, beginning as a two dog family. They have since expanded to include two boys, Louis and Max.