1509 Wreath Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502
Institutional Membership: 35 families
Percent Intermarried: members - 25% ; board - 20%
Programs: Couples Support Groups.
Contact: Marilyn Turner or Andrew Becker
Overland Park, Kansas
12320 Nall Avenue
Overland Park, KS 66209
members - 15%
Programs: Religious School
classes, Hebrew School
classes, Preschool, Introduction to Judaism classes, Preparation for Conversion, Havurot, Extensive Adult Education, IJP (Individual Jewish Path)
Our Core Purpose:
To Nurture Jewish meaning, connection, continuity
Our Core Values:
Open Hearts, Kedusha (Holiness), Derech Eretz (Common Decency)
Our BHAG (Big Holy Awesome Goal):
Every congregant pursues an individualized Jewish path. In so doing, the individual, the community, and the world become better.
Senior Rabbi, Rabbi Arthur Nemitoff
5801 West 115th Street
Overland Park, KS 66207
Fax: (913) 327-8222
Number of Clients: 3500+ families
Percent Intermarried: clients - NA ; staff - 5%
; board -15%
Programs: Couples Support Groups, Resource Booklet
for Interfaith Families.
5801 West 115th Street
Overland Park, KS 66211-8815
Fax: (913) 327-8040
Institutional Membership: 2576 (JCC member units)
Percent Intermarried: approx. 35 - 40%
Programs: Courses & private counseling for Interfaith Couples; Mothers Circle for women of other faiths raising Jewish children; Parents of Interfaith couples; Grandparents of Interfaith Grandchildren; God, Torah & Israel: The Basic Components of Judaism; Shabbat & Holiday dinners; Open Door Drop-in Discussion Series; Taste of Genesis Continental breakfast programs; Panel Presentations on Interfaith Issues; Film screenings & discussions; Interfaith Relationships Resource Library; Referrals to Jewish Community, Clergy, and Institutions.
Other Programs: The Mothers Circle is a free national support program for non-Jewish mothers raising
their children as Jews. Choose from a variety of opportunities to explore
Judaism and deepen your connection to the religion of your husband and children.
Programming runs September through May
Contact: Tamara Lawson Schuster, Outreach Coordinator & The Mothers Circle Facilitator
4200 SW Munson Street
Topeka, KS 66604-1879
Fax: (785) 272-1565
Institutional Membership: 110 families
Percent Intermarried: members - 10%; board - 2%.
Programs: Introduction to Judaism Classes; Hebrew
Classes; Discussion of Intermarriage; "December Dilemma" Discussions; Preparation for Conversion; Counseling.
Family Oriented Programming.
Contact: Rabbi Debbie Stiel
400 N. Woodlawn,
Wichita, KS 67208
Fax: (316) 686-6008
Institutional Membership: 1000
Percent Intermarried: members - 40% without conversion;
board - 20%.
Programs: Introduction to Judaism Classes (congregation);
Hebrew Classes (congregation); Preparation for Conversion
(congregation) "Live from NY's 92nd Street Y" broadcasts; Mitzvah Day; Yachad group.
Contact: Sandy Diel, Assistant Director
7011 E Central
Wichita, KS 67206
Institutional Membership: 155 Families
Percent Intermarried: members - 20%; board -
Programs: Hebrew classes; Conversion classes;
Taste of Judaism; Weekly toddler Shabbat services; Community
Playgroup for parents and their babies/toddlers; Learners
Minyan services; Adult Education; Holiday workshops;
Israeli Dance; weekly Bible class in English; discussion
groups on "spirituality" ("Rodef Ruach"), Israel and
Contact: Rabbi Michael A. Davis