The Poor Bread

Apr 18, 2019 by

From The Passover Haggadah: This is the poor bread that our ancestors ate in the land of Egypt. Anyone who are oppressed shall come...

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Opening the Door, Eyes Wide Op...

Apr 18, 2019 by

On Friday night, we will send the youngest among us to open our doors to the promise of perfect redemption. This year, though, that...

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Discussion Starters from the S...

Apr 17, 2019 by

Just in case Miriam hasn’t stopped by to replenish your well lately. The Two Cooked Dishes Starter Pesach 114b of the Babylonian...

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Wealth as a Blessing and Chall...

Apr 16, 2019 by

In celebration of the release of CCAR Press’s newest publication, The Sacred Exchange: Creating a Jewish Money Ethic, we share an...

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Rabbi in Crisis: How a Communi...

Apr 8, 2019 by

Imagine having to make this decision: to fly home to hold your wife’s hand as she buries her mom on the West Coast or to remain on...

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Mourning My (Unknown) Child

Apr 8, 2019 by

It was one of the happiest moments of my life. Holding my wife’s hand in the ultrasound room, we heard that rapid thump thump thump...

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Writing Our Rabbinic Histories

Apr 3, 2019 by

As a rabbinical student, I spent a lot of time studying and working with Dr. Gary Zola, and so I am never that surprised to find...

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