ONLINEMulti-Generational Interfaith Families and the High Holidays

Top Pick September 1, 2020 Free 0
(Photo: diane39/iStock)
(Photo: diane39/iStock)

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are some of the most important holidays on the Jewish calendar, and they are also some of the most difficult to approach for those who did not grow up with them.

Hear how one grandparent, Dr. Melanie Grossman, has navigated this terrain over the course of a 50-plus-year interfaith marriage and how she celebrates now with adult children in interfaith marriages of their own.

Dr. Ruth Nemzoff will facilitate the discussion, guiding us to think about our and our family’s Jewish journeys and how we want to celebrate this New Year. Dr. Nemzoff is an 18Doors board member and author of “Don’t Bite Your Tongue: How to Foster Rewarding Relationships with Your Adult Children” and “Don’t Roll Your Eyes: Making In-Laws Into Family.” She is a resident scholar at Brandeis Women’s Studies Research Center and former assistant minority leader in the New Hampshire House of Representatives.

Dr. Melanie Grossman is a social worker who lives in San Francisco. She was raised in a devout Catholic home and met her Jewish husband-to-be at 17. She has been in an interfaith marriage for 55 years. Although it has been a winding journey, all three of her children are Jewish. Two are themselves in interfaith relationships. She has four Jewish grandchildren.

Co-sponsored by the Jewish Grandparents Network.

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