Half Jewish? Part Jewish? An eighth Jewish on your grandfather’s side?
You don't need to quantify or qualify your Jewishness! We welcome you and everything you bring to the table at Jewish& - a program that explicitly gathers multi-faith, multi-cultural, multi-ethnic folks and families for Jewish exploration, education and celebration.
From our ‘Building The Jewish& Coobook’ workshops to our Jewish Foundations classes, webinars on celebrating holidays and life cycle events from a Jewish& perspective, and our monthly community zoom check-ins, Jewish& is here to meet you wherever you are on your Jewish journey.
WHAT IS JEWISH&
We’re so proud of the outstanding line-up of programs and events we offer. Now we’re hoping we can count of you to support us! We’re still in the early stages of this work but we have lots of plans that will need financial support! Any amount helps.
18Doors (Formerly Interfaith Family)
18Doors empowers people in interfaith relationships— individuals, couples, families and their children—to engage in Jewish life and make Jewish choices, and encourages Jewish communities to welcome them. https://18doors.org
Jews of Colour Canada
Jews of Colour Canada is a social group and online community for Jews of Colour and our allies in Canada.https://jewsofcolour.ca
No Silence On Race
No Silence on Race is born out of the necessity for racial equity and inclusivity in Jewish spaces in Canada. https://www.nosilenceonrace.ca
The Jews of Color Initiative
The Jews of Color Initiative is a national effort focused on building and advancing the professional, organizational and communal field for Jews of Color.https://jewsofcolorinitiative.org
Be’chol Lashon (Hebrew for “in every language”) strengthens Jewish identity by raising awareness about the ethnic, racial and cultural diversity of Jewish identity and experience. https://globaljews.org
Danforth Jewish Circle
The Danforth Jewish Circle is a joyous & inclusive, accessible & inspiring, egalitarian & independent Jewish community. Our members include singles and families of all ages who come from diverse Jewish backgrounds and cultural traditions, interfaith and intercultural families, and the full spectrum of sexual orientations and gender identities https://djctoronto.com
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Jewish& Rosh Chodesh
A monthly opportunity for connection for the Jewish& community.
Jewish& Life Cycle
Join us for a 4-part series of workshops around lifecycle events for Jewish& (interfaith/multicultural/mixed heritage) families.
In this workshop, we will cover coming of age rituals (bar/bat/b mitzvah) and what you can expect as a Jewish& family. Hear from local experts on what options are available to support you through this important life stage.
In this workshop, we will cover marriage and commitment rituals and what you can expect as a Jewish& family. Hear from local experts on what options are available to support you through this important life stage.
In this workshop, we will cover death and grief rituals and what you can expect as a Jewish& family. Hear from local experts on what options are available to support you through this important life stage.
In this workshop, we will cover welcoming a child into the world re: Jewish rituals, such as brit milah (circumcision) or brit shalom (baby naming ceremony), and what you can expect as a Jewish& family. Hear from local experts on what options are available to support you through this important life stage.
Judaism101 (returning fall 2022)
Judaism 101 is an intro to Judaism class for everyone! It welcomes those who identify as Jewish or not, and those who have prior knowledge of Judaism or don't. The eight-part class explores the foundational topics of Jewish living, including Shabbat, the year cycle, lifecycle events, synagogue, and spirituality.
Jewish& Cookbook (returning fall 2022)
Join us every month as together we build the Jewish& Cookbook – recipes from households blending traditions and cultures! Celebrate Jewish diversity and cook-a-long from your home kitchen or just pull up a seat and watch.