The Mitzvah of Choosing Life d...

Jul 14, 2020 by

In the Book of Deuteronomy, chapter 22, we are taught: “When you build a new house you shall make a parapet (a guardrail) for your...

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Beyond the Service: Five (More...

Jul 9, 2020 by

A few years ago, in the midst of chemotherapy treatments, I could not attend High Holy Day services at my synagogue. My family...

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Not All Jewish Genetic Screeni...

Jun 19, 2020 by

While most of us are appropriately immersed in issues relating to Covid-19 or racial justice, let me bring your attention to a...

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What Can Jonah Teach Us About ...

Jun 17, 2020 by

Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz is the author of The Book of Jonah: A Social Justice Commentary (CCAR Press, 2020). In...

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Our Avodah (Work) during the C...

Jun 15, 2020 by

The CCAR Committee for Worship and Practice had dedicated its work for 2019–2020 to the question: What are the spiritual...

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The Supreme Court Today Accept...

Jun 15, 2020 by

Just less than a year ago, the CCAR joined with other faith groups in submitting an amicus curiae brief to the Supreme...

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The Messy Truth of Legacy

Jun 12, 2020 by

Racist Realities and the Need to Stop Romanticizing All of us are capable of racism. The first family of Exodus, Numbers, and...

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