Looking for a solution to Jewish continuity? Introducing the BirthRATE Program

Someone in your life is struggling with fertility – and you probably don’t know whom, because fertility journeys are often characterized by “crippling isolation.”

Despite all of the Jewish community’s efforts around “Jewish continuity,” musician / educator / activist Naomi Less argues that we’re not hitting the issue at the source. There are Jews out there today, trying to build their Jewish families. They struggle with the emotional, financial, and spiritual repercussions of these fertility journeys.

Is it the Jewish community’s responsibility to support these families-in-the-making? Is it time for a BirthRATE program?

Watch Naomi’s talk and share your thoughts in the comments.

About the Author
Miriam Brosseau is Program Director of ELI Talks and Director of Engagement with See3 Communications. Jewish professional by day, Jewish rock star by night, she is also half of the "biblegum pop" duo Stereo Sinai. Miriam is member of the ROI Community and was selected for The Jewish Week's "36 Under 36" feature in 2012. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and son.
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