Blessing of the Interfaith Babies

Blessing of the Interfaith Babies

Blessing of the Interfaith Babies Reposted with permission from Susan Katz Miller’s Blog “Being Both.” As IFFP prepares to bless our babies virtually this year, a fond and meaningful look back . Read more at https://onbeingboth.wordpress.com/...
“Hineini” – Answering the Burning Bush

“Hineini” – Answering the Burning Bush

David Bigge April 6, 2020 When I attended Hebrew School as a child, there were two possible answers when the teacher called our names while taking attendance.  We could say “ani po,” which literally means “I am here.” Or we could say “hineini,” which is an old...
Going “Online” with Interfaith Families

Going “Online” with Interfaith Families

by John Mills We’ve all been in some form of lockdown for several weeks now due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The mildest way to describe our current situation is that it’s a very weird time. It feels like the answer to an impossible hypothetical. “What would you do if...
A Prayer for Peace and Comfort

A Prayer for Peace and Comfort

March 18, 2020 In these times of uncertainty and uneasiness Rabbi Debbie Reichmann offers the community a Prayer for Peace and Comfort. Source of Healing,May those afflicted with illnessMay those suffering from fearMay those overwhelmed with their burdensFind respite...
Check out Rabbi Debbie’s New Blog Post

Check out Rabbi Debbie’s New Blog Post

There’s no place like home. Home sweet home. Home is where the heart is. Home is where you hang your hat.  We know from someplace deep in our gut that home is a place of warmth, safety, love, and belonging. Last week, as the IFFP community began preparing for...
My Interfaith Kitchen

My Interfaith Kitchen

By IFFP Board Chair Suzanne Isaacs After I met and married my husband and we decided to be an interfaith family, I struggled.  Not with balancing the two religions (although it is tricky evenly splitting the gifts for Hanukkah and Christmas so one holiday doesn’t end...
The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant

The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant

By IFFP Member Jimmy Mrose The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant (Matthew 18:21-35) “Then Peter approaching asked Jesus, “Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive him? As many as seven times?” Jesus answered, “I say to you, not seven times...