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It’s a weird metaphor, I know, but it’s a good image for how I feel sometimes.To liberal and progressive Jewry, my relationship is still sometimes seen as “exotic,” with people making comments like, “Wow, good for you! ” Even in Reform spaces, where there are dedicated programs for interfaith couples, I’m not exempt from the cringeworthy commentary (especially from older members of the congregation). I’ve gotten to the point where they make me feel weird for a minute, but I’m able to brush it off pretty fast.The suggested donation is HK,000 per person to attend our services.High Holy Day tickets may be obtained in advanced by contacting Nancy at The UJC office.
We are a warm, welcoming, vibrant congregation, with adults and children actively engaged in all aspects of the community.Because my life is lived Jewishly, and that’s all that matters to me.Sarah Elizabeth Hartman was born and raised in San Francisco, and has since been gentrified out to the edges of the Bay Area. Not an interfaith, interracial, mixed, different, special, unique relationship. One that, when we get married, cannot be officiated by an Orthodox or Conservative rabbi, or be recognized in Israel, because I’m Jewish and he’s not. What weirds me out isn’t that our marriage wouldn’t be recognized in a vast number of Jewish institutions.It’s that here, in America, my relationship is viewed as a sparkly goldfish in a bowl that no one wants to take home.