PO Box 223
Dover, DE 19903
Institutional Membership: 125 families
Percent Intermarried: members - NA; board - NA
Programs: Introduction to Judaism Classes; Preparationfor
Conversion; Jews-by-choice; Holiday "how to" Workshops,
"December Dilemma" Discussions.
Contact: Herbert Konowitz, President; Rabbi Peggy deProphetis
301 Possum Park Road
Newark, DE 19711
Fax: (302) 366-1358
Institutional Membership: 285
Percent Intermarried: members - 40%; board - 14%; 40% are in relationships with Jews by Choice. We attribute this to the acceptance and encouragement, by both the staff and the general membership, of all families.
Programs: Introduction to Judaism Classes; Hebrew Classes; Staff Sensitivity Training; Discussion of Intermarriage; Extensive Adult Education; "December Dilemma" Discussions; Preparation for
Conversion; Jews by Choice; Holiday "How-To" Workshops; Counseling.
Community "Intro to Judaism Class," which has as a requirement that one of the couple not be Jewish. Some members of the class convert to Judaism while others are committed to raising their children as Jews.
Contact: Rabbi David Kaplan
300 West Lea Blvd.
Wilmington, DE 19802
Institutional Membership: 725 families
Percent Intermarried: members - 20%; board - 0%
Programs: Monthly Family Potluck for Interfaith
Families and those new to Judaism; "Together Gay and Straight";
"Judaism for Interfaith Families & More"; "Expanding Your
Jewish Family Through Adoption"; "December Dessert Dilemma",
Contact: Steve Davis, Chair of Outreach Committee
99 Passmore Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
Fax: (302) 479-9883
Number of Clients: over 1,800 clients
Percent Intermarried: clients - NA; board
Programs: Times and Seasons; Derekh Torah; "December Dilemma" Discussions; Outreach Seder; Counseling.
Other Programs: Healing Hearts (separating/divorcing parents-child workshop); Bereavement group; Healing Circle; Volunteer network.
Contact: Dory Zatuchni, LCSW, Executive Director