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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To the HUC Graduating Class of...

May 18, 2020 by

As the Hebrew Union College class of 2020 finishes while under quarantine, Rabbi Karen Fox, Instructor of Practical Rabbinics at...

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Holding a Digital Shivah Minya...

Apr 30, 2020 by

For as long as I can remember, I have begun every shivah minyan by saying something like this: “The measure of a...

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Prayers for a Time of Separati...

Apr 27, 2020 by

In the current reality of social distancing due to COVID-19, it has become clear that we need new rituals. Just like the transition...

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New Responsum: B’rit Milah Dur...

Apr 13, 2020 by

The CCAR is pleased to present this responsum on b’rit milah during the COVID-19 pandemic, the newest addition to our historic...

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The World as It Is: Passover 5...

Apr 8, 2020 by

The World as It Is: [1]: Coronavirus has forced me, like many people, to change my exercise routines. Instead of a half hour on the...

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The Good Enough Rabbi (Redux)

Apr 7, 2020 by

Who among us hasn’t seen the so-called chain letter entitled, “The Perfect Rabbi” (modeled on “The Perfect Pastor,” author unknown)?...

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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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