FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is JYourWay?
JYourWay takes Judaism personally and we strive everyday to help families and individuals create their own Jewish legacies. JYourWay team members help you craft experiences that will allow you to create lasting Jewish memories for yourself, your family and your friends.
Is JYourWay affiliated?
JYourWay is a program of OHEL, a new kind of Jewish community. You can learn more about OHEL at www.comeintothetent.org. We are not affiliated with any movement or formal synagogue and welcome people from all backgrounds.
Do I have to be religious to take part in JYourWay
No. We don’t think the important question is, “Am I religious?" or "Do I believe in God?”— We think it’s more like, “Do I want to do Jewish stuff?” If the answer is yes, we’re in business.
What if I'm not Jewish?
(or) What if my girlfriend / boyfriend / partner / wife / husband / child / Aunt Susie isn’t Jewish?
What if I'm not sure I'm the praying type?
Some people don’t like praying at all. If that’s you, that's okay. We have lots of non-prayer experiences you might enjoy. If you're just not sure about the whole prayer thing why not give it a try and keep this in mind:
Who pays for this?
What do I get when I share a JYourWay experience?
You'll get a dedicated and knowledgable JYourWay team member to guide you through the creation of a memorable, meaningful and joyous Jewish experience. Your JYourWay team member will get to know you and your family and will help you design the perfect Jewish experience. We will then bring that experience to life for your family and friends. After we're done we'll keep in touch and help you create more experiences for yourself - or, join you again for another Jewish adventure!
I'm looking to "do Jewish" but I'm not sure where to start.
That's exactly why JYourWay is here. Just contact us and we'll sit with you to discover the perfect Jewish experience for you, your family and friends. Whether you are the praying, learning or celebrating type - JYourWay will help you find your Jewish joy!
Can I become a Bar/Bat Mitzvah with JYourWay
Yes! We would love to craft a uniquely personal and meaningful learning experience leading up to a Bar/Bat Mitzvah celebration with you. Contact Rabbi David at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.