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January 2021

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

January 24, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST
Free

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.

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April 2021

Couples & Conversation – Online

April 8, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
$54

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.

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May 2021

Couples & Conversation – Online (Atlanta)

May 4, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
$54

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 in the Atlanta area.

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Couples and Conversation – Online

May 5, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm MDT
$54

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.

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Planning Your Jew-ish Wedding: Crafting a Meaningful Ceremony – Online

May 6, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
$15

Learn about the Jewish elements of a wedding ceremony and the deeper meaning behind rituals. This is part one of a four-week series and is led by Molly Kazin Marshall and Rabbi Michal Woll.

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Planning Your Jew-ish Wedding: Seven Blessings Just for You – Online

May 20, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
$15

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!

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Loving Day Kabbalat Shabbat – Online

May 21, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Free

We’re in love with love! Ahead of Loving Day, join us for a Kabbalat Shabbat service celebrating all kinds of racially and ethnically diverse Jewish couples and families! Jewish diversity manifests across multiple generations, in self-described religious, secular, and interfaith families, and in every geographic corner of the Jewish community. Only 50 years ago, the landmark Supreme Court case Loving v. Virginia legalized interracial marriage throughout the United States. Mildred and Richard Loving demanded and won the right to live…

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Couples & Conversation: Parenting Edition – Online

May 27, 2021 @ 8:15 pm - 9:45 pm EDT
$54

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.

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June 2021

Working with Interfaith Families: Best Principles for Jewish Organizations – Online

June 8, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Free

This webinar will cover everything from your website to your ritual committee, and you will leave with some best principles to get you started on the work of making sure your organization is fully embracing interfaith families.

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Couples & Conversation – Online

June 8, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
$54

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.

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It’s All Symbolic: Considering Religious/Cultural Icons in Your Jew-ish Family – Online

June 10, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Free

Join Rabbi Michael Shulman and other interfaith couples for a nonjudgmental discussion of religious and cultural symbols and objects and the role they play in our lives.

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Unlocking Shabbat: Learning to Create a Friday Night Ritual – Online

June 10, 2021 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Free

How do we welcome Shabbat with little kids? Rabbi Greg Weisman shares how creating a Friday night Shabbat experience can be fun for the whole family.

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Is Everybody Having Shabbat Dinner Without Me? A Conversation on Loneliness – Online (Boston)

June 11, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm EDT
Free

Has the pandemic or life in general left you feeling lonely? You're not the only one. Join 18Doors Boston and Repair the World for a Shabbat dinner where we'll learn about loneliness as an epidemic and hear about real ways that we can help others (and ourselves!) feel more connected.

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CANCELLED – Nourish Your Soul: Jewish Parenting, Partnering & Self-Care – Online

June 17, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
$18

Bring a cup of tea or glass of wine and enjoy a date night all about communication and compassion with other interfaith couples.

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September 2021

Our Year of Firsts – Online

September 1, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
$180

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.

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November 2021

Bursting with Joy! Virtual Birthing Class (Boston) – Online

November 7, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
$250

Certified Nurse-Midwife Sarah Kleinman, Rabbi Suzie Jacobson, and 18Doors team up for a virtual birthing class that will cover the birthing process and guidance through the birthing practice, as well as a discuss on Jewish values, ideas, and rituals around birthing — including naming ceremonies and the bris.

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December 2021

2021 Ignite the Light Celebration

December 7, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST

Join us for an evening celebrating the work and impact of 18Doors. Are you part of a Jewish-interfaith family? Then we want to celebrate YOU! This free event will feature wonderful speakers, complimentary drink recipes for you to make at home, giveaways, and a portion that will feature photos and stories from real interfaith families. The mission of 18Doors is to empower people in interfaith relationships— individuals, couples, families and their children—to engage in Jewish life and make Jewish choices,…

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February 2022

Couples & Conversation (National) – Online

February 10, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
$54

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 couples.

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April 2022

Couples & Conversation (Atlanta) – Online

April 12, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
$54

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 couples in the Atlanta area.

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May 2022

Couples & Conversation: Parenting Edition (Chicago) – Online

May 4, 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
$54

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 Chicago-based couples with children under the age of two.

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September 2022

Our Year of Firsts – Online

September 11, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
$180

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.

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March 2023

Matzah and Eggs: Navigating Passover and Easter (National) – Online

March 27, 2023 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
Free

For interfaith couples and families, what does celebrating both Passover and Easter holidays look like? We may look forward to the spring holidays and feel anxiety about the tensions they bring with them at the same time. Join 18Doors Rukin Rabbinic Fellow Rabbi Stephanie, who herself grew up in an interfaith family, for advice on navigating this time of year with compassion and understanding.

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August 2023

Torah Teachings for Jewish Grandparents of Interfaith Families with American Jewish University (National)- Online

August 23, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT
Free

Learn with former 18Doors Rukin Rabbinic Fellow Rabbi Ari Saks and discover how Torah encourages us to embrace, support and bless our grandchildren from interfaith families. You will discuss practical ways to support and connect with your interfaith grandchildren and how to create a meaningful and inclusive family culture that honors all traditions.

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December 2023

Sing Along…It’s Chanukah! (Toronto)

December 3, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
$10.00

Whether it’s your first time lighting the candles or you’re looking to rekindle that old flame, we invite you to warm up with us for a musical festival of light! Learn the greatest hits and discover new favourites from the Chanukah songbook. This workshop, led by Rabbi Ryan Leszner, will take place in person at the Miles Nadal JCC. All are welcome regardless of identity, experience or ability.

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