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Edmund Case

  • Don’t write off the intermarried

    March 29, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Charles Dickens' classic, "A Tale of Two Cities," begins with the famous line: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." Sociologist Steven Cohen's new study on intermarriage has a similar title but a different spirit.

    Ignoring positive recent evidence from Boston and...

  • Embrace the Day, Invite the ‘Stranger’

    September 16, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    My earliest High Holiday memory goes back to about age 7. It was the night before Yom Kippur and my parents had gone off to the synagogue, leaving my 10-year-old brother and me with a babysitter. I forgot that I wasn't supposed to eat anything that night, went into the kitchen, got...

  • Mixed-Marriage Study Defies Logic

    July 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Since the National Jewish Population Survey (NJPS) confirmed the continuing high rate of intermarriage, it's been quiet on the "outreach"vs. "in-reach" front. The Jewish In-Marriage Initiative is slowly becoming active.

    No new money has been added to the paltry funding the Jewish...

  • Jews Must Draw in Interfaith Families

    January 23, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    According to the released portions of the 2000-2001 National Jewish Population Survey (NJPS), 1.5 million non-Jews live with Jews. Who are they? How do they relate to the Jewish community? How should the community respond to them?

    Against the backdrop of a Jewish population that...

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