Interfaith Connection

Interfaith Resources in the Bay Area and Beyond

Building Jewish Bridges / Lehrhaus Judaica
www.buildingjewishbridges.org
dawn@buildingjewishbridges.org or 510.845.6420, ext. 11
Consultation and workshops on interfaith relationships, parenting, growing up in an interfaith home, holiday celebrations and lifecycle event Discussion groups for interfaith/intercultural couples in the East Bay.

Be'chol Lashon / In Every Tongue
www.bechollashon.org
bechol_lashon@jewishresearch.org or 415.386.2604
Connection to community wide events, camps and support for African American, Asian, Latino and Mixed Race Jews and their families and friends.

InterfaithFamily/Bay Area
www.interfaithfamily.com/bayarea
Rebecca Goodman, Director, IFF/Bay Area
rebeccag@interfaithfamily.com or by phone at 415.878.1998
The premier resource for interfaith couples exploring Jewish life, providing in-depth, easy-to-access resources that empower couples to make Jewish choices and help their families embrace the choices they make. Local resources include workshops and classes for interfaith couples and families. Online resources include guides for lifecycle events; articles; essays and discussions about the unique issues interfaith families face; resources for connecting with clergy, synagogues and other Jewish organizations; and information on events throughout the Bay Area. InterfaithFamily believes that maximizing the number of interfaith families who find fulfillment in Jewish life and raise their children as Jews is essential to the future strength and vitality of the Jewish community. Through local programming, it provides useful educational information and resources, connects interfaith families to each other and to the local Jewish community, and advocates for inclusive attitudes, policies and practices.

Booklets for people in interfaith relationships.
www.interfaithfamily.com/booklets

David Green, Director of Taube Koret Center for Jewish Peoplehood
dgreen@jccsf.org or 415.292.1299, ext. 1175.
Information about Introduction to Judaism classes and all other JCCSF classes, holiday programs and events.

Helena McMahon, LMFT Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
http://www.helenamcmahon.com
helenamcmahon@comcast.net or 415.929.7171, ext. 3
Pre-marital and relationship counseling, discussion groups for interfaith/intercultural couples, consultation and workshops.

Jewish Outreach Institute
www.joi.org
Making Jewish life more welcoming and meaningful for all who would join. JOI helps intermarried couples, their children and grandchildren, the unengaged and those new to Judaism find meaning in Jewish life and make connections to the Jewish community. Provides basic information on the Jewish holidays and information about the issues of intermarriage.

j. the Jewish news weekly of Northern California
J. provides weekly news articles, reviews and features about the Jewish community of the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California.

In the Mix, a monthly column on interfaith family life for The Jewish Week