The Updated Gender Language of...

Mar 4, 2020 by

In 2018, my first year as the editor of CCAR Press, we published an innocent looking, laminated table card for Friday nights. Thanks...

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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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Shabbat and Social Justice

Jul 28, 2017 by

In anticipation of the release of CCAR Press’s newest book, Seven Days, Many Voices: Insights into the Biblical Story of...

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A Blessing for Inauguration Sh...

Jan 19, 2017 by

As we enter this Shabbat and are on the cusp of new political leadership we pray for a unifying vision based on the Declaration of...

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“The Principle of the Ongoing ...

Dec 5, 2016 by

“How does one determine the proper way to keep Shabbat?” I get that question regularly from Jews who do not follow halachah...

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Creating Holy Moments

Nov 21, 2016 by

A way to deepen the Shabbat experience involves less talking and more silence—something focused more internally. It is a practice...

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