Moral Resistance and Spiritual...

Mar 14, 2018 by

In anticipation of the release of CCAR Press’s newest book, Moral Resistance and Spiritual Authority: Our Jewish Obligation to Social...

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A Sacred Calling Program Remin...

Mar 5, 2018 by

Here at Congregation B’nai Israel in Little Rock, we kicked off a four-part Sacred Calling series this past Shabbat. In many ways,...

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Seven Days, Many Voices: Insig...

Jan 31, 2018 by

“Creation has us consider who we are at our most fundamental.” These words, in Rabbi Benjamin David’s introduction to his anthology,...

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How We Struggle to Translate t...

Dec 21, 2017 by

Songs Ascending may be the high point in Richard Levy’s career—a career filled with high points. Whether in his more Olympian...

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A Prayer of Gratitude from URJ...

Dec 14, 2017 by

Take a moment to be fully grateful for just one thing in your life. That little pause may be enough to change your outlook and your...

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Delve Deeper into the Siddur

Nov 29, 2017 by

Upon three things, our tradition says, the world stands:  upon Torah, upon worship, and upon acts of loving-kindness. Of the three,...

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Embracing Reform Judaism: Behi...

Nov 28, 2017 by

My dream of editing a book on Reform Judaism for the CCAR Press began germinating in college. Late one evening, I wandered into the...

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Something for Everyone: Rabbi ...

Nov 21, 2017 by

“To ask something of God is to praise the Holy One, for it demonstrates the worshiper’s belief that God has the power to grant the...

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