Central Conference of American Rabbis Condemns Attacks on Egged Buses Featuring Women of the Wall

The Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR) condemns Monday’s attacks on Egged buses carrying advertisements of Women of the Wall in the ultra-Orthodox Jerusalem neighborhood, Mea Shearim. These buses were apparently targeted for violence because they feature advertisements placed by Women of the Wall, inviting young women becoming Bat Mitzvah to read from the Torah…Read more »

Reflections on #CCAR11

Last week was intense.  I spent most of the week in New Orleans at the annual Central Conference of American Rabbis 122nd annual convention (#ccar11).  The best part of the convention is always seeing old friends.  Well they aren’t necessarily old but people I have known a long time.  The thing about rabbis is that…Read more »

Rabbis Gather!

I am here in New Orléans at the Central Conference of American Rabbis 122nd Annual Conference.  More than 500 Reform rabbis from around North America, Israel and England have gathered together to study, teach, pray, discuss, envision and imagine Jewish life in the 21st century.  It is always inspiring to be together with those that…Read more »