• Religion & LGBTQ+ Identities: Beyond the Either/Or
    by Julia Arce on June 13, 2024 at 4:05 pm

    This Pride Month, join Tanenbaum in celebrating the intersections of gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, and health by reading and sharing our updated resource LGBTQ+ Youth Health: The Role of Religion.  The post Religion & LGBTQ+ Identities: Beyond the Either/Or appeared first on Tanenbaum.

  • Demystifying Peacebuilding at Work: Tanenbaum Featured in Design Observer
    by Julia Arce on June 5, 2024 at 2:50 pm

    Read Tanenbaum’s feature in the Design Observer to explore how applying peacebuilding practices in the workplace, particularly when conflict arises, isn’t as intimidating as it sounds. The post Demystifying Peacebuilding at Work: Tanenbaum Featured in Design Observer appeared first on Tanenbaum.

  • Welcoming Eid al-Adha and Pioneer Day
    by Julia Arce on June 5, 2024 at 1:48 pm

    As summer begins, we welcome religious holidays like Eid al-Adha and Pioneer Day. The post Welcoming Eid al-Adha and Pioneer Day appeared first on Tanenbaum.

  • Save the Date for Tanenbaum’s 2024 Gala!
    by Julia Arce on June 4, 2024 at 2:26 pm

    Tickets and sponsorships are now available for our biggest event of the year! Please plan to join us for Tanenbaum’s 2024 Gala: Peace Made Possible on Tuesday, October 8, 2024, at the IAC Building in New York City. The post Save the Date for Tanenbaum’s 2024 Gala! appeared first on Tanenbaum.

  • Faith and Pride: Building Better Narratives
    by Julia Arce on May 23, 2024 at 3:19 pm

    From now through the end of June, Tanenbaum is asking LGBTQIA+ people of faith to share how they live, embrace, and celebrate their faith and sexual identity. The post Faith and Pride: Building Better Narratives appeared first on Tanenbaum.

  • International Nurses Day: Supporting the Next Generation of Nurses
    by Julia Arce on May 16, 2024 at 2:13 pm

    May 12th is International Nurses Day, a moment to uplift and support the next generation of nurses. Tanenbaum’s Nursing Curricula supports nurses-in-training to provide religiously appropriate and improved care by giving them the tools to respectfully communicate with patients and families. The post International Nurses Day: Supporting the Next Generation of Nurses appeared first on Tanenbaum.

  • Past, Present, and Future of Religion & DEI: Thanks For Joining Our Summit
    by Julia Arce on May 9, 2024 at 7:57 pm

    Another illuminating Summit is now behind us. We are so grateful to all who attended yesterday’s 8th Annual Religious Diversity Leadership Summit, Religion and DEI: Past, Present, and Future. The post Past, Present, and Future of Religion & DEI: Thanks For Joining Our Summit appeared first on Tanenbaum.

  • See You Tomorrow at The Summit!
    by Julia Arce on May 7, 2024 at 1:33 pm

    We're getting ready to welcome you tomorrow for Tanenbaum's 8th annual Religious Diversity Leadership Summit! The post See You Tomorrow at The Summit! appeared first on Tanenbaum.

  • Teachers Who Shape Our Future: Teacher Appreciation Week
    by Julia Arce on May 6, 2024 at 4:09 pm

    This Teacher Appreciation Week, we celebrate educators dedicated to fostering understanding and encouraging exploration in the classroom and beyond. Teachers, this one is for you! The post Teachers Who Shape Our Future: Teacher Appreciation Week appeared first on Tanenbaum.

  • Both Religion and Mental Health Are ‘On the Menu’ This Month
    by Julia Arce on May 1, 2024 at 4:26 pm

    Religion and mental health can be challenging topics to discuss. To maximize mental and emotional health, everything needs to be on the menu, including the topics that challenge us most. The post Both Religion and Mental Health Are ‘On the Menu’ This Month appeared first on Tanenbaum.

  • CEO Newsletter – March 6, 2024 – Fighting Antisemitism at 18Doors
    by Jodi Bromberg on March 7, 2024 at 8:56 pm

    Last week, 18Doors and the ADL announced a joint partnership, one that has been in the works for nearly a year, and that we are very excited about. So, why this partnership, and what can you expect from 18Doors and The post CEO Newsletter – March 6, 2024 – Fighting Antisemitism at 18Doors appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Kriah and a Crucifix: A Rabbi’s Story of Interfaith Mourning
    by Rabbi Simon Stratford on November 28, 2023 at 7:40 pm

    Recently, I officiated the funeral of a middle-aged Jewish father of two who had suddenly died from cancer. The wife, a practicing Catholic and member of the local Russian community, wore a kriah ribbon at the funeral. This black, torn The post Kriah and a Crucifix: A Rabbi’s Story of Interfaith Mourning appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Celebrating Multicultural Sukkot Traditions
    by 18Doors on October 24, 2023 at 1:12 pm

    We spoke with Jewtina y Co. — a Jewish and Latin organization on a mission to nurture Latin-Jewish community, identity, leadership and resiliency, and celebrate Latin-Jewish heritage and multiculturalism. — about the unique ways their cultures influence their Sukkot practices The post Celebrating Multicultural Sukkot Traditions appeared first on 18Doors.

  • CEO Newsletter – September 13, 2023 – Here’s How You Keep 18Doors Full of Life
    by Jodi Bromberg on September 20, 2023 at 1:16 pm

    Next month, just after the high holidays, my wife Courtney and I will celebrate 18 years together as an interfaith couple. It will be our own “Chai (pronounced like “high”) Holiday!” So many of the things we do together as a The post CEO Newsletter – September 13, 2023 – Here’s How You Keep 18Doors Full of Life appeared first on 18Doors.

  • CEO Newsletter – August 25, 2023 – Introducing Cohort 4 of the Rukin Rabbinic Fellowship
    by Jodi Bromberg on August 28, 2023 at 9:11 pm

    In Judaism, the shehechiyanu blessing is traditionally recited when we do something for the first time that year—the lighting of Hanukkah candles, the sound of the shofar, the beginning of most Jewish holidays. The blessing marks the wonder of the The post CEO Newsletter – August 25, 2023 – Introducing Cohort 4 of the Rukin Rabbinic Fellowship appeared first on 18Doors.

  • CEO Newsletter – June 29, 2023 – Why I still need 18Doors, even as CEO
    by Jodi Bromberg on June 29, 2023 at 9:33 pm

    If you receive our fundraising emails, you’ve been hearing 18Door’s Board Member Mary Fernandez’s journey for the past few weeks—from wishing that 18Doors existed when she married her husband Adam, to the impact of Rabbi Michael Satz—Mary’s synagogue rabbi—becoming a The post CEO Newsletter – June 29, 2023 – Why I still need 18Doors, even as CEO appeared first on 18Doors.

  • CEO Newsletter – April 24, 2023 – Do you know a future Rukin Rabbinic Fellow?
    by Jodi Bromberg on May 15, 2023 at 5:47 pm

    I remember the day like it was yesterday, even though several years have passed. My hands were shaking and my heart racing as I typed an email to Rabbi Darby asking if he would officiate at my wedding. There was The post CEO Newsletter – April 24, 2023 – Do you know a future Rukin Rabbinic Fellow? appeared first on 18Doors.

  • CEO Newsletter – April 17, 2023 – Remembering Jane Maine, z”l
    by Jodi Bromberg on May 15, 2023 at 5:38 pm

    I spent this Passover thinking about 18Doors’ beloved colleague, Jane Maine, z”l, who passed away before the holiday. I wanted to share memories of her with you, because she has been such an important part of 18Doors for the last The post CEO Newsletter – April 17, 2023 – Remembering Jane Maine, z”l appeared first on 18Doors.

  • What You Need for Hanukkah This Year
    by Sophie Mortman on November 21, 2022 at 3:55 pm

    Self-gifting is the same as self-love, right? Whether you need a new menorah, you covet a new craft in your life or you want to decorate your home for Hanukkah, this is your sign. There’s no better time to treat The post What You Need for Hanukkah This Year appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Can I Have Shrimp Cocktails at My Jewish Wedding?
    by Rabbi Brent Chaim Spodek on October 20, 2022 at 12:49 pm

    It can be surprisingly hard to figure out what to do about keeping kosher at your wedding. Especially if one of you did not grow up Jewish.  On the one hand, there are few things more identified with Jewish culture The post Can I Have Shrimp Cocktails at My Jewish Wedding? appeared first on 18Doors.

  • I Used To think Jews Should Marry Jews, Now I Officiate Interfaith Weddings
    by Rabbi Michael Satz on September 29, 2022 at 3:34 pm

    My journey to becoming a rabbi who officiates interfaith marriages wasn’t straightforward, and early in my career I said “no” to engaged couples. I felt that I had to uphold a tradition, and relied on “numbers” to show me the The post I Used To think Jews Should Marry Jews, Now I Officiate Interfaith Weddings appeared first on 18Doors.

  • How To Pick Dates For Events That Don’t Conflict with Jewish Holidays
    by 18Doors on September 28, 2022 at 8:30 pm

    Choosing a Date: Where to Start If you’re wondering how to pick a wedding date for your Jewish interfaith ceremony, the first thing you should do is nail down an officiant. We see couples booking venues before officiants all the The post How To Pick Dates For Events That Don’t Conflict with Jewish Holidays appeared first on 18Doors.

  • 14 Rosh Hashanah Gifts to Celebrate the New Year
    by Lindsey Silken on August 18, 2022 at 10:19 am

    I hope you’re as excited for Rosh Hashanah this year as I am. These are some of my favorite items to brighten your home for the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah gifts for a host and Judaica to build your The post 14 Rosh Hashanah Gifts to Celebrate the New Year appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Sukkah Recipes: 7 Dishes To Eat (or Drink) During Sukkot
    by Sophie Mortman on July 30, 2022 at 12:01 pm

    Fall flavors, starry skies and the smell of citrus—Sukkot is a sensory experience as much as it is a religious one. This seven-day Jewish holiday requires us to build a temporary structure called a sukkah, and is all about celebrating The post Sukkah Recipes: 7 Dishes To Eat (or Drink) During Sukkot appeared first on 18Doors.

  • 10 Rosh Hashanah Recipes for a Sweet New Year
    by Sophie Mortman on July 29, 2022 at 4:15 pm

    When I think of Rosh Hashanah recipes, I think of the spiced apple cake my mom used to ship to me in Maine when I was in college. I’d walk around the library, sharing it with friends who never had The post 10 Rosh Hashanah Recipes for a Sweet New Year appeared first on 18Doors.

  • The Eco-Friendly, Queer Wedding of My Dreams
    by Ezra Kiers on July 18, 2022 at 10:24 am

    I’ve always known I wanted a Jewish wedding. I choose to live a Jewish life every day, and falling in love with my husband—who isn’t Jewish and has supported all of my religious desires—didn’t change that at all. So when The post The Eco-Friendly, Queer Wedding of My Dreams appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Sign Up for Jewish Holiday Email Series
    by 18Doors on July 1, 2022 at 7:52 pm

    We all want the Jewish holidays to be joyous and meaningful–not stressful. But let’s be honest: Challenges will arise, and simply understanding what we’re celebrating and how to share the holidays with our loved ones can be confusing. When you The post Sign Up for Jewish Holiday Email Series appeared first on 18Doors.

  • What is Sukkot? Learn about this important Jewish holiday.
    by 18Doors on July 1, 2022 at 3:01 pm

    What is Sukkot? Sukkot is all about not taking things for granted, and it’s a time to give thanks—particularly for food and shelter. It begins on the eve of the 15th of the Hebrew month of Tishrei, five days after The post What is Sukkot? Learn about this important Jewish holiday. appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Sign Up for Jewish Leadership & Professionals Enewsletter
    by 18Doors on June 30, 2022 at 3:25 pm

    Get our tailored content for clergy and professionals directly to your inbox every month. 18Doors Jewish Leadership & Professionals ENewsletter Online Form – professionals newsletter The post Sign Up for Jewish Leadership & Professionals Enewsletter appeared first on 18Doors.

  • When is Tisha B’av 2024? Here’s everything you need to know.
    by 18Doors on June 29, 2022 at 11:52 am

    What is Tisha B’av? The ninth of Av, or Tisha B’av, is a major day of mourning in Judaism that involves fasting. It’s the culmination of a three-week period of mourning, and is often regarded as the saddest day in The post When is Tisha B’av 2024? Here’s everything you need to know. appeared first on 18Doors.

  • When is Tu B’av 2024? Here’s everything you need to know.
    by 18Doors on June 27, 2022 at 1:50 pm

    Tu B’av, a lesser known Jewish holiday, is all about love. And here at 18Doors, we love talking about and celebrating all kinds of love! The holiday takes place on the 15th of Av (“Tu” refers to 15) and has The post When is Tu B’av 2024? Here’s everything you need to know. appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Sign Up for Parenting Email Series
    by 18Doors on June 24, 2022 at 8:01 pm

    Parenting young kids is full of pitfalls where we can get stuck on the difficulties of the day-to-day of meeting our children’s needs, not to mention our own. The pandemic has turned everything on its head. Daily life looks different The post Sign Up for Parenting Email Series appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Sign Up for Jewish Wedding Planning Email Series
    by 18Doors on June 24, 2022 at 7:41 pm

    If you and your partner are from two different faith backgrounds and planning a Jewish or Jewish and… wedding ceremony, there’s a lot to consider. From who will officiate to which Jewish rituals you will include to how to handle family dynamics, The post Sign Up for Jewish Wedding Planning Email Series appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Sign Up for Grandparenting Email Newsletter
    by 18Doors on June 8, 2022 at 2:47 pm

    Our monthly email newsletter is filled with support for grandparents of interfaith families. From Jewish recipes you can make with your grandkids to stories from other grandparents about their experiences to kid-friendly holiday activities, you’ll find valuable content in your The post Sign Up for Grandparenting Email Newsletter appeared first on 18Doors.