The Diversity of Interfaith Families

Building a family together. What does it mean to be Jewish?

Baby Naming Ceremony Officiant

Get connected virtually with 18Doors clergy

Baby Naming Ceremony Officiant

Get connected virtually with 18Doors clergy

From Expecting to Grandparenting

Interactive Shabbat Blessings

Read and listen to the Shabbat blessings, including the blessing over the children.

Unlocking Hanukkah: A Cheat Sheet

This fun infographic has the Hanukkah basics along with ideas for celebrating and blessings to say.


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Jewish Holidays Cheat Sheet

Learn the basics about the Jewish holidays, including when they fall on the calendar.

 


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Parenting (During a Pandemic) Email Series

Sign up for this free email series for parents of young children and see how Jewish values can provide guidance and support during this time.

Upcoming Events for Families

Wed 28

Cocktails & Conversion (Chicago)

July 28 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Are you somewhere in the process of converting to Judaism and are figuring out what this means for your life and your soon-to-be interfaith family? Join 18Doors Chicago's Tani Prell and other people who can relate. Let’s chat through all of it together while enjoying a cocktail (or your drink of choice) at an outdoor patio. Your first drink and an appetizer are on us.
Aug 25

GPS for the Soul: Setting Spiritual Direction for the High Holy Days – Online

August 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
What if there was a yearly, accessible and wise tradition that could help us chart our year ahead? There is, and we call it Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur! Join Rabbi Scott Hausman-Weiss over three nights - an hour each night - to set a spiritual direction for the High Holy Days this year and then to reflect on the holidays after Yom Kippur.
Aug 29

PJ Library Presents: Rock Out the Summer!

August 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm UTC+0
Calling all families with young children! Join us for a free concert. Josh and the Jamtones will perform at Temple Shalom of Medford on Sunday, August 29th.
Oct 03

Couples & Conversation: Parenting Edition – Online

October 3 @ 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 two.