Beyond the Huppah: Creating the Jewish Marriage You Want

Next Event: October 1, 2015 Newton $225.00 0

Join us for Mayyim Hayyim’s five-session seminar (beginning on October 1st) for engaged and recently married couples (0-5 years of marriage) that will provide tools to solidify a strong partnership and explore different ways of creating a Jewish home.

Sessions will cover topics such as couplehood, decision-making and money, Jewish ritual, sexuality, and building a Jewish family.

Each session with cover the following core questions:

Couplehood
-How will our lives change once we are married?
-How do we identify our identity as a Jewish family?

Decision-Making and Financial Management
-How do we negotiate important decisions for our family honestly and respectfully?
-How will we manage our money?
-How can tzedakah, giving to others, play a role in our lives?

Jewish Ritual
-How does Judaism sanctify marriage?
-How can Jewish rituals help mark important transitions, such as deciding when and how to begin a family?
-How might we relate to the ritual of mikveh within our marriage, on our own terms?

Sexuality
-What does Judaism teach about sex in marriage?
-How do we build and maintain a healthy sex life?

Building a Jewish Family
-What does ‘a Jewish family’ mean to us?
-How will our marriage change if we choose to have children?

This program is made possible by a generous grant from
Lippman Kanfer Foundation for Living Torah.

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Fact Sheet
When
Thursday, October 1, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Thursday, October 15, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Thursday, October 29, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Thursday, November 12, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Thursday, November 19, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Where
Mayyim Hayyim Living Waters
1838 Washington St
Newton, MA 02466
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Price
$225.00 Program Fee per couple

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