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April 2020

Webinar: Working with Interfaith Families: Best Principles for Jewish Organizations

April 21 @ 1:00 pm EDT

Recent statistics estimate that 71% of Jewish marriages outside of the Orthodox community are intermarriages. As Jewish organizations, interfaith families are our constituents - our synagogue members, day school and supplementary school students, campers, and donors. As leaders of these organizations, we are in a unique position to create a Jewish community that embraces them and encourages them to do Jewish. In this introductory webinar, you will learn the basic principles of being truly welcoming to interfaith families. We will…

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May 2020

Webinar: Working with Interfaith Families: Best Principles for Jewish Organizations

May 6 @ 8:00 pm EDT

Recent statistics estimate that 71% of Jewish marriages outside of the Orthodox community are intermarriages. As Jewish organizations, interfaith families are our constituents - our synagogue members, day school and supplementary school students, campers, and donors. As leaders of these organizations, we are in a unique position to create a Jewish community that embraces them and encourages them to do Jewish. In this introductory webinar, you will learn the basic principles of being truly welcoming to interfaith families. We will…

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Webinar: Meeting the Needs of Interfaith Families during the COVID19 Pandemic and Beyond

May 20 @ 1:00 pm EDT

With physical spaces shuttered and gatherings prohibited, Jewish organizations have been actively designing ways to support and keep their communities connected and engaged. This webinar will discuss ways in which organizations can leverage these new ways of connecting to support interfaith families now, and keep them connected when the pandemic restrictions are lifted.

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Webinar: Meeting the Needs of Interfaith Families during the COVID19 Pandemic and Beyond

May 27 @ 8:00 pm EDT

With physical spaces shuttered and gatherings prohibited, Jewish organizations have been actively designing ways to support and keep their communities connected and engaged. This webinar will discuss ways in which organizations can leverage these new ways of connecting to support interfaith families now, and keep them connected when the pandemic restrictions are lifted.

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June 2020

Webinar: Working with Interfaith Families: Best Principles for Jewish Organizations

June 3 @ 1:00 pm EDT

Recent statistics estimate that 71% of Jewish marriages outside of the Orthodox community are intermarriages. As Jewish organizations, interfaith families are our constituents - our synagogue members, day school and supplementary school students, campers, and donors. As leaders of these organizations, we are in a unique position to create a Jewish community that embraces them and encourages them to do Jewish. In this introductory webinar, you will learn the basic principles of being truly welcoming to interfaith families. We will…

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Webinar: Supporting Interfaith Families in times of Mourning: Best Principles for Jewish Organizations

June 15 @ 1:00 pm EDT

As the number of interfaith families connecting to Jewish communal organizations continues to grow, so too does the need to support them at all lifecycle moments – from birth to death. For interfaith families, specific questions and concerns may arise about how they will be supported around death and dying. This webinar will identify some of these questions and suggest best principles for addressing them in your community – from pastoral support to cemetery considerations and beyond.

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Webinar: Supporting Interfaith Families in times of Mourning: Best Principles for Jewish Organizations

June 18 @ 8:00 pm EDT

As the number of interfaith families connecting to Jewish communal organizations continues to grow, so too does the need to support them at all lifecycle moments – from birth to death. For interfaith families, specific questions and concerns may arise about how they will be supported around death and dying. This webinar will identify some of these questions and suggest best principles for addressing them in your community – from pastoral support to cemetery considerations and beyond.

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Officiating Weddings During a Pandemic – Online

June 25 @ 12:30 pm EDT
Free

This discussion forum will provide a safe space for Jewish clergy to ask questions they have about officiating weddings during a pandemic and to share what they are doing.

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July 2020

Webinar: Unpacking Bias: Best Principles for Jewish Organizations

July 8 @ 8:00 pm EDT

As Jewish communal professionals, we come to our work with open hearts and minds, hoping to welcome as many people into Judaism as we can. However, we all bring with us unconscious biases we've learned over time, especially around what it means to be Jewish. In this webinar, 18Doors' Director of Professional Development, Tema Smith, will help you begin to unpack these biases so that you can look at your work of engaging interfaith families with fresh eyes. Register now.

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Webinar: Unpacking Bias: Best Principles for Jewish Organizations

July 15 @ 1:00 pm EDT

As Jewish communal professionals, we come to our work with open hearts and minds, hoping to welcome as many people into Judaism as we can. However, we all bring with us unconscious biases we’ve learned over time, especially around what it means to be Jewish. In this webinar, 18Doors’ Director of Professional Development, Tema Smith, will help you begin to unpack these biases so that you can look at your work of engaging interfaith families with fresh eyes.

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Webinar: Working with Interfaith Families: Best Principles for Jewish Organizations

July 21 @ 8:00 pm EDT

Recent statistics estimate that 71% of Jewish marriages outside of the Orthodox community are intermarriages. As Jewish organizations, interfaith families are our constituents - our synagogue members, day school and supplementary school students, campers, and donors. As leaders of these organizations, we are in a unique position to create a Jewish community that embraces them and encourages them to do Jewish. In this introductory webinar, you will learn the basic principles of being truly welcoming to interfaith families. We will…

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August 2020

Officiating Weddings During a Pandemic: A Discussion Forum for Jewish Clergy – Online

August 20 @ 12:30 pm EDT
Free

As Jewish clergy in this time of a pandemic, how do we best serve the couples we are working with and still remain true to ourselves? This discussion forum will provide a safe space for clergy to ask questions they have and to share with others what they are thinking and doing.

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September 2020

How a Multi-Generational Interfaith Family Celebrates the Jewish High Holidays – Online

September 1 @ 7:00 pm EDT
Free

With Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur around the corner, hear how one grandparent has navigated the holidays over the course of a 50+ year interfaith marriage and how she celebrates now with adult children in interfaith marriages of their own.

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Webinar: Unpacking Bias: Best Principles for Jewish Organizations

September 10 @ 8:00 pm EDT
Free
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In this webinar, 18Doors' Director of Professional Development, Tema Smith, will help you begin to unpack your biases so that you can look at your work of engaging interfaith families with fresh eyes.

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