CCAR Haggadot: A Feast of Hagg...

Feb 21, 2014 by

I know, I know, Purim hasn’t even arrived yet, but Passover isn’t too far away and it’s never too early to begin to...

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Biennial Benediction by the Pr...

Dec 12, 2013 by

The following remarks were offered by Rabbi Rick Block, President of the CCAR, at the Opening Plenary of the URJ Biennial.  Good...

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The Grinch of Thanksgivukkah

Nov 21, 2013 by

It was cute the first time I heard it. But by now, I’m really annoyed every time it appears on a screen or in print....

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Reform Movement Welcomes Rulin...

Jun 26, 2013 by

Reform Movement leaders issued a statement today in response to the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling on marriage equality in the cases...

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Machzor Blog: Thoughts on Tora...

Jun 19, 2013 by

Our congregation, Westchester Reform Temple in Scarsdale, New York, has been worshipping with a draft copy of Mishkan HaNefesh for...

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Rabbis Organizing Rabbis: Immi...

May 28, 2013 by

(The CCAR “Gang of Ten”: Rabbis Michael Namath, Baht Weiss, Sam Gordon, Esther Lederman, Greg Litcofsky, Ari Margolis,...

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Serve the Eternal With Joy

Apr 24, 2013 by

The Psalmist calls to us, “Serve the Eternal with joy!” For three days, participants of the Consultation on Conscience heard from...

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I Preferred the Book

Apr 3, 2013 by

The Bible is inherently cinematic. it has the global story filled with dramatic tension, complicated personal lives, special effects,...

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