Mishkan HaLev: Transported Bey...

Jun 28, 2017 by

A prayerbook is a repository of rituals and ceremonies; its language is often formulaic and sometimes feels abstract. Yet the rituals...

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Wandering in the Desert with M...

Nov 30, 2016 by

Editor’s Note: Most of the blogs on RavBlog are written by CCAR members. Occasionally, we share a blog by a special guest with a...

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One Is Silver and the Other’s ...

Sep 12, 2016 by

“Make new friends, and keep the old. One is silver and the other’s gold.” We all heard and likely sang that ditty as children. We...

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Meet the Editors of Mishkan Ha...

Sep 9, 2016 by

When Rabbi Sheldon Marder talks about finding the essential meaning in the traditional service and then innovating to make it...

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Meet the Editors of Mishkan Ha...

Aug 29, 2016 by

From the girl who used to read novels during High Holy Day services to an editor of the new, groundbreaking, machzor, Rabbi Janet...

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Mishkan HaNefesh for Youth – D...

Aug 8, 2016 by

Each year as we approach Elul as I become immersed in the preparing for our holiest of days, I am overcome with mixed memories of my...

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5 Things That I Seek at The Hi...

Jul 19, 2016 by

Following several months of service sampling in a program that engaged over 60 of our members, our congregation adopted Mishkan...

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Theological Dialectics: Balanc...

Jul 15, 2016 by

In my previous entry I discussed Divrei Mishkan HaNefesh, a new commentary on the CCAR machzor. I also described some of the...

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