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Failing to Address the Reality of Interfaith Marriage

Are interfaith families a priority for Jewish funding?

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Our Founder Launches Center for Radically Inclusive Judaism

Ed Case has launched a new venture aimed at spreading radical inclusion in the Jewish community

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Officiation: We’re Making Progress

IFF Founder, Ed Case, says interfaith officiation practices are improving after IFF’s recent survey of clergy

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Language Shapes Reality

Ed Case curates recent news around interfaith marriage and the language we use

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Michael Chabon Didn’t Go Too Far

Michael Chabon didn’t go too far

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Revisiting the December Holidays

Founder Ed Case revisits the best of 2017’s December holiday essays

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What Moved Me in the New Year

I hope your Jewish holidays this year were good. Despite all of the bad news in the world, my holidays were excellent. They ended with the first grade consecration of my oldest grandchild on erev Simchat Torah at Temple Sinai in Brookline, Massachusetts. The rabbi had all of the children present at the service sit […]

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Inside Intermarriage: A Christian Partner’s Journey Raising a Jewish Family

This post originally appeared on www.edumundcase.com and is reprinted with permission. August 1, 2017 is the publication date for the new version of Jim Keen’s Inside Intermarriage: A Christian Partner’s Journey Raising a Jewish Family. I was honored to write the foreword to this one-of-a-kind book: the warm, personal, light-hearted but very serious story of a Protestant man […]

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More Shifting Ground

This post originally appeared on www.edumundcase.com and is reprinted with permission. It’s been busy the past two weeks. As Shmuel Rosner just pointed out, since his original article a month ago, “The volume of writing on Jewish interfaith marriage in America is high.” Rosner had said that in the absence of definitive studies or any consensus, the debate […]

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The Jewish Wedding Now

This post originally appeared on www.edumundcase.com and is reprinted with permission. I don’t have any weddings in sight – my children are married and I’ve been married for 43 years myself. Nevertheless, I loved reading Anita Diamant’s The Jewish Wedding Now. I’m most interested of course in interfaith couples, and highly recommend The New Jewish Wedding to […]

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