Edmund C. Case has more than twenty years of experience in a Jewish interfaith family as father, husband and son-in-law. He is publisher of InterfaithFamily.com and holds a degree in Jewish communal service from Brandeis University's Hornstein Program. Actively involved in Reform Jewish outreach, he is author of The Guide to Jewish Interfaith Family Life: An InterfaithFamily.com Handbook; Interfaith Families Making Jewish Choices and numerous articles advocating for welcoming interfaith families into the Jewish community.
Edmund C. Case is available to speak on the following topics:
Engaging Interfaith Families in Jewish Life
Ronnie Friedland has more than twenty years of experience in a Jewish interfaith family as a mother, wife, and daughter-in-law. She is editor of the award-winning website InterfaithFamily.com and co-editor of two parenting books, The Mothers' Book (Houghton Mifflin) and The Fathers’ Book (Hall).
Rabbi Kerry M. Olitzky, named one of the fifty leading rabbis in North America by Newsweek, is well known for his inspiring books that bring the Jewish wisdom tradition into everyday life. He is executive director of Big Tent Judaism, formerly Jewish Outreach Institute, and is author of many books on Jewish spirituality, healing and Jewish religious practice, including Making a Successful Jewish Interfaith Marriage: The Big Tent Judaism Guide to Opportunities, Challenges and Resources; Introducing My Faith and My Community: The Jewish Outreach Institute Guide for a Christian in a Jewish Interfaith Relationship; Jewish Paths toward Healing and Wholeness: A Personal Guide to Dealing with Suffering; Grief in Our Seasons: A Mourner's Kaddish Companion; Twelve Jewish Steps to Recovery: A Personal Guide to Turning from Alcoholism & Other AddictionsDrugs, Food, Gambling, Sex...; Facing Cancer as a Family; Life's Daily Blessings: Inspiring Reflections on Gratitude for Every Day, Based on Jewish Wisdom; 100 Blessings Every Day: Daily Twelve Step Recovery Affirmations, Exercises for Personal Growth and Renewal Reflecting Seasons of the Jewish Year and Recovery from Codependance: A Jewish Twelve Step Guide to Healing Your Soul. He is also coauthor of Grandparenting Interfaith Grandchildren; Jewish Holidays: A Brief Introduction for Christians; Jewish Ritual: A Brief Introduction for Christians; Renewed Each Day, Vol. OneGenesis and Exodus: Daily Twelve Step Recovery Meditations; Renewed Each Day, Vol. TwoLeviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy: Daily Twelve Step Recovery Meditations Based on the Bible and coeditor of The Rituals and Practices of a Jewish Life: A Handbook for Personal Spiritual Renewal (all Jewish Lights).
Rabbi Kerry M. Olitzky is available to speak on the following topics:
- The Jewish Twelve Step Path to Healing and Recovery
- Sparks Beneath the Surface: A Spiritual Read on the Torah
- Welcoming the Stranger in Our Midst
- How to Nurture Jewish Grandchildren Being Raised in an Interfaith Family
- Optimism for a Jewish Future
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