When Is Enough, Enough Already...

Apr 17, 2020 by

With Pesach just concluded, I am still contemplating part of the seder. In my family, like many others, we add to the singing...

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Book Excerpt: “Amen: See...

Dec 9, 2019 by

CCAR Press is honored to release Rabbi Karyn D. Kedar’s latest book, Amen: Seeking Presence with Prayer, Poetry and Mindfulness...

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Sitting With the Unknown: Cont...

Dec 20, 2016 by

I have a quote on my bathroom vanity that reads, “I have no idea what’s going to happen, and I love it!”  In the middle there is a...

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Do the Jewish People Have a Un...

Oct 6, 2016 by

As we ask big questions during the High Holy Days, Lights in the Forest: Rabbis Respond to Twelve Essential Jewish Questions,...

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What is Your Concept of Soul a...

Sep 29, 2016 by

As we ask big questions during the High Holy Days, Lights in the Forest: Rabbis Respond to Twelve Essential Jewish Questions,...

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If I Should Meet God

Apr 26, 2016 by

A disciple came to his rabbi and lamented: “Rabbi, I have all these terrible thoughts. I am even afraid to say them. I feel...

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Spirituality in the Rabbinate

Dec 2, 2015 by

I was ordained in 2007, and accepted the position as the solo rabbi in a very small, extremely remote congregation in southeast...

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How is Your Jewish Self?

Aug 19, 2015 by

Out of nowhere, in a Facebook message, she asked her father, who is more Jewish– you or Rabbi Kedar? And so, in a Facebook...

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