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Virginia Beach/Tidewater, VA

Are you a mother raising Jewish children... but you're not Jewish? Don't do it alone!

The Mothers Circle provides FREE education and support for women of other religious backgrounds who are raising Jewish children.  The Simon Family JCC implemented The Mothers Circle in fall 2008. It will be implementing another Mothers Circle soon! Please contact Ellie Bernstein at ebernstein@simonfamilyj.org or 757-321-2324 for more information. If you would like to join The Mothers Circle listserve, please fill out the enrollment form at http://www.themotherscircle.org.

Classes meet approximately twice a month and focus on Jewish rituals, ethics, and the how-to’s of creating a Jewish home. Come be a part of this warm and nurturing environment and feel empowered to take on the responsibility of raising children in Judaism. Mothers in all family constellations are welcome and participants do not have to be affiliated with a Jewish institution or have any prior knowledge.