Mourning the 100,000 Americans...

May 27, 2020 by

Together with Americans of all faiths, we mourn the 100,000+ people who have died of Covid-19. We share in the grief and sorrow of...

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Connection, Disruption, Challe...

Mar 24, 2020 by

Each year at CCAR Convention, it’s customary for the CCAR Chief Executive to address the rabbinic membership. However this year,...

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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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Finding Our Authenticity as Ra...

Jun 3, 2019 by

Rabbi Hara Person, incoming Chief Executive of CCAR, delivered this sermon during the Ordination at HUC-JIR in Cincinnati this past...

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Nu, Did You Know? What’s New F...

Feb 22, 2017 by

There is so much going on around us that it is easy to let information slip through the cracks. As we head toward Convention, our...

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How Do You Read This?: The Art...

Aug 13, 2015 by

One of the things I remember most distinctly from Freshman English in college was the question, “How do we read this?” Most often, it...

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Artist Joel Shapiro Discusses ...

Jun 22, 2015 by

A few weeks ago I had the chance to sit down and talk with Joel Shapiro, the artist behind the images in Mishkan HaNefesh. We met in...

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The Art in the Mishkan: Joel S...

May 6, 2015 by

One of the goals of the editorial team in creating Mishkan HaNefesh was to allow for many different doorways into the High Holy Day...

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