9 am-4 pm

Plenary

Building on the momentum of the evening program, we will gather again to explore interfaith engagement in practice from a variety of perspectives.

The morning will begin with a plenary session offering a facilitated dialogue with leaders of Jewish organizations on their engagement of interfaith couples and families. We will consider:

What are the opportunities to engage interfaith couples/families?

What do interfaith couples/families uniquely bring to the Jewish community?

What are the best practices/what works in interfaith engagement?

How have organizations represented embraced and celebrated interfaith couples/families in their settings?

 

Panelists for the plenary session:

Rabbi Peter Berg, Senior Rabbi at The Temple, Atlanta

Jodi Bromberg, CEO of InterfaithFamily

David Raphael, CEO of Jewish Grandparents Network

Mike Wise, Co-CEO of Honeymoon Israel

 

Workshops

Workshops will be offered throughout the day and participants will be able to choose those that interest them most. Some workshops will have a more theoretical focus while others will be more focused on skill-building.

Workshop topics will include:

-The Facts and Fictions of Interfaith Couples and Families in the Jewish Community

-Best Practices on Inclusive Language and Optics

-A Conversation on Multiple Identities, the Diversity of Interfaith Couples and Families, and Jewish Communal Life

-Dialogue on the Intergenerational Family Dynamics of Interfaith Relationships

-Guided Laboratory for Interfaith Engagement Ideas/Projects in need of funding

-Best Practices for Measuring the Success of Interfaith Engagement Initiatives

 

Marketplace of Ideas

An opportunity to learn from and dialogue with Jewish communal professionals on interfaith engagement through questions and activities.

 

Grant-Making

Join in this special grant-making opportunity to spur innovative thinking and programming for interfaith couples and families in Jewish life.