How Should We Translate Pirkei...

May 20, 2019 by

A decade ago, Rabbi Dr. Andrea Weiss, now the Provost of HUC-JIR, taught me a new term: “gender-accurate translation.” No, I was not...

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Confidentiality in the Ethics ...

May 10, 2019 by

What is confidentiality in the CCAR ethics process, and how does it differ from other settings, such as pastoral counseling?...

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From Star Trek to Paper T’fila...

Apr 24, 2019 by

Logical. Unemotional. Alien. As Mr. Spock on the original Star Trek television series, Leonard Nimoy found himself trying to bring...

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Employment, Partnership and Mu...

Apr 23, 2019 by

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

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Tragedy and Transcendence: Ope...

Apr 19, 2019 by

Rabbi Joe Black read this opening prayer for the Colorado State House of Representatives before they began their session on...

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Let My People Go

Apr 19, 2019 by

Over 1,000 men in detention. Fifty men sharing a dormitory room, sleeping on bunk beds seemingly made out of plywood and nails,...

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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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