Differentiating Time and Space...

Mar 26, 2020 by

As my colleagues are well aware, Jewish tradition makes a very big deal of drawing distinctions, at least in the earthly realm in...

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The Salted Offering: GriefR...

Mar 25, 2020 by

Rabbi Nikki DeBlosi wrote this piece to share with colleagues in the Hillel world (and beyond) via Hillel International’s...

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A First Funeral During the COV...

Mar 25, 2020 by

To my colleagues and community, I officiated at the funeral of a wonderful man who, while fighting cancer, was felled by COVID-19....

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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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Gratitude and Tears: Finding H...

Mar 19, 2020 by

These days, witnessing and receiving acts of kindness makes me cry. In this strange time of coronavirus, most of those tears come...

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Coronavirus and the Clergy-Pen...

Mar 18, 2020 by

Jean-Marc Favreau and Michael Gan of Peer, Gan & Gisler, LLP share guidance around confidentiality between rabbis and community...

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Virtual Minyan in Time of COVI...

Mar 18, 2020 by

During the unprecedented need to quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic, the CCAR Respona Committee has responded to questions about...

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“We Shall Prevail”...

Mar 17, 2020 by

When I was an undergraduate, I took a summer class in Shakespeare. My professor started every class by reciting a sonnet. When...

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