Baltimore Beit Midrash: Learni...

Jan 24, 2020 by

I look forward to the CCAR Convention each year. There are many different facets that I enjoy, including the opportunity to...

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God and the Tragedy Test

Jan 21, 2020 by

So who, exactly, is the God we believe in? This is not only a question for rabbis, it is a question for every Jew. And it may well be...

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New Responsum: Collecting for ...

Jan 16, 2020 by

The CCAR is pleased to present this Responsum on collecting money for tzedakah in the synagogue on Shabbat (5780.1), the newest...

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A New Year’s Message Fro...

Jan 8, 2020 by

Rabbi Hara Person, Chief Executive of the CCAR, reflects on her first six months as Chief Executive, her vision for the organization...

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We Are Witnesses – Paras...

Jan 7, 2020 by

The following is a d’var Torah on the Parashat Va-y’chi given by Meir Bargeron at the 74th annual convention of the Pacific...

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The Full Story of Chanukah Has...

Dec 20, 2019 by

In the fall of 1976, a young Jew stood at the crossroads. Recently confirmed, just back from a summer in Israel, a veteran of our URJ...

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In Unity and Hope

Dec 13, 2019 by

This prayer was written by Alden Solovy and Rabbi Ilene Harkavy Haigh at the 2019 URJ Biennial in response to the many conversations...

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