This week’s Seekers of Meaning Podcast features a conversation with Edmund Case, author of Radical Inclusion: Engaging Interfaith Families for a Thriving Jewish Future, which is published by the Center for Radically Inclusive Judaism, an advocacy non-profit he founded in 2018.
About the Guest
Edmund Case is a graduate of Yale and Harvard Law School. After practicing law for 22 years, he earned Master’s Degrees in Jewish Communal Service and in Management at the Heller-Hornstein Program at Brandeis University. He is a past president of a Reform synagogue, and served on a Reform movement regional outreach committee and on Combined Jewish Philanthropies’ Task Force on Services to the Intermarried. He founded InterfaithFamily as an independent non-profit in October 2001and retired from it in 2015. He is the author of Radical Inclusion: Engaging Interfaith Families for a Thriving Jewish Future, which is published by the Center for Radically Inclusive Judaism, an advocacy non-profit he founded in 2018. He is co-editor of The Guide to Jewish Interfaith Family Life: An InterfaithFamily.com Handbook (Jewish Lights) and author of Interfaith Families Making Jewish Choices (Jewish Lights, Lifelights series) and continues to write on intermarriage issues at www.CFRIJ.com.
Rabbi Richard F. Address, D.Min, is the Founder and Director of www.jewishsacredaging.com. Rabbi Address served for over three decades on staff of the Union for Reform Judaism; first as a Regional Director and then, beginning in 1997, as Founder and Director of the URJ’s Department of Jewish Family Concerns and served as a specialist and consultant for the North American Reform Movement in the areas of family related programming. Rabbi Address was ordained from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in 1972 and began his rabbinic career in Los Angeles congregations. He also served as a part time rabbi for Beth Hillel in Carmel, NJ while regional director and, after his URJ tenure, served as senior rabbi of Congregation M’kor Shalom in Cherry Hill, NJ from 2011-2014.