We Just Told the Supreme Court...

Jul 8, 2019 by

Among its various activities, the CCAR signs on to various briefs filed amicus curiae.  The term means “friend of the...

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For You Were Strangers…

Jul 1, 2019 by

How fitting. My last official public statement as the CCAR Chief Executive was about protection for the immigrant and the refugee.I...

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Learning to Speak the Language...

Jun 19, 2019 by

In 2017, a newly elected conservative Congress introduced legislation that would have stripped 40 million Americans of health...

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Let My People Go

Apr 19, 2019 by

Over 1,000 men in detention. Fifty men sharing a dormitory room, sleeping on bunk beds seemingly made out of plywood and nails,...

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After Pittsburgh: Confronting ...

Oct 29, 2018 by

The gunman who struck the Tree of Life Synagogue on Shabbat in Pittsburgh indicated on line that he wanted to “Kill Jews.” Prior...

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Gracias

Oct 11, 2018 by

“Gracias.” Thank you. It’s hard to describe the feeling of those words when they are uttered by a child whose innocent eyes betray a...

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Stuck on the Shores of the Par...

Oct 3, 2018 by

In anticipation of the release of CCAR Press’s forthcoming publication, Moral Resistance and Spiritual Authority: Our Jewish...

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King David, Bill Clinton, and ...

Sep 27, 2018 by

This summer, I listened to Professor Orit Avnery at the Shalom Hartman Institute, describing King David’s wrongdoing with Bat-Sheva....

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