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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Handwashing Ceremony for Onlin...

Jun 1, 2020 by

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on and social distancing remains in effect here in New York City, we are still faced with many rituals...

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The Custom to Learn Pirkei Avo...

Apr 16, 2020 by

Rabbi Yanklowitz is the author of Pirkei Avot: A Social Justice Commentary. In this post, he reflects on the custom of...

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A Full and Diverse Rabbinate

Feb 24, 2020 by

I grew up in a small South Georgia town. “Shabbat” services were every other Sunday evening, as our congregation of 18 or so families...

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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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What is Unique About the CCAR ...

Jun 8, 2018 by

The CCAR Code of Ethics is an “ecclesiastical” system, based on religious principles and our lived experience and shared expectations...

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On the Eve of Thanksgiving, Fu...

Nov 23, 2016 by

On this eve of Thanksgiving, I am reflecting deeply and with profound movement of spirit and heart upon two weeks of listening,...

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Balancing Critique and Gratitu...

Feb 1, 2016 by

Like many rabbis, I receive a weekly email from the remnants of the Alban Institute, a premier source of information and consulting...

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