On Being a First Timer

Mar 21, 2017 by

What is it like being a first timer at Convention 2017? It’s thrilling because I have so many new colleagues (and there are so many...

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CCAR 2017 Convention: “We Need...

Mar 20, 2017 by

There’s a saying attributed to Rabbi Elliot Kleinman that the weather at convention is always “72 and fluorescent” (I’d say it’s...

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What I’ve Learned from 27 Year...

Feb 15, 2017 by

I remember my first CCAR convention vividly. It was 1991, the first year after my ordination. I was serving a congregation in...

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Atlanta Here We Come!

Feb 13, 2017 by

Atlanta here we come! In just a few weeks we will gather for our annual convention. I can’t believe that it has been two years since...

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A Turning Point in History: Th...

Feb 8, 2017 by

We are excited to welcome over 500 colleagues to The Temple during our upcoming CCAR Convention in Atlanta. This year marks the 150th...

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Reform Rabbis Worldwide Renew ...

Mar 28, 2016 by

Over 300 Reform Rabbis – North American, Israeli, European, Australian, Russian and from elsewhere – gathered in Jerusalem and Tel...

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An Eternal Optimist in the Lan...

Mar 1, 2016 by

What a powerful week of study, friendship, camaraderie and spirituality.  During the CCAR convention this week, over 300 rabbis,...

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The Orchard of Abraham’s Child...

Mar 1, 2016 by

There is only one nursery school in all of Israel that has Jewish and Muslim children enrolled together. It’s in Jaffa, a mixed...

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