Current Programs

Date Title Speakers Location Keter Torah
Nov. 17, 2014 - Nov. 19, 2014 Refresh Your Rabbinate:
Three-Day Interim Training
Rev. Margaret E. Bain Congregation Beth Israel
5600 N. Braeswood Blvd.
Houston, TX 77096
Dec. 3, 2014 Registration Full!
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Building a Jewish Mindfulness Practice
Rex Perlmeter and Beth Sandweiss 1 hour 15 minutes
Dec. 4, 2014 Rabbis of Small Congregations Part 2:
Fundraising
David Altshuler
Jan. 13, 2015 Text Study Series:
Prophetic Call to Justice Part 1:
What are Human Rights?
TBA
Jan. 20, 2015 - Jan. 27, 2015 Israel Familiarization Trip: Never Led a Trip to Israel? Israel
Jan. 20, 2015 - Jan. 27, 2015 Israel Sustainability For the Body and the Soul

Past Programs

Date Title Speakers Location Keter Torah
April 16, 2008 - April 16, 2008 Searching Israel's Soul: The Zionist Dream in the 21st Century A. B. Yehoshua, Ruth Calderon, Dr. William Cutter TBD
June 16, 2008 - June 16, 2008 K'vod HaRav: Dead or Alive? Robert Heller, Rabbi Peter S. Knobel, Rabbi Deborah Prinz TBD
Sept. 3, 2008 - Sept. 3, 2008 Reflections on Un'taneh Tokef Susan Einbinder, Marcia Falk, Zoe Klein & Marc Saperstein TBD
Nov. 14, 2008 - Nov. 14, 2008 Looking at the New Economy: A Post Election View Ric Edelman, Gary Perlin and Judith Stern Peck TBD
Nov. 19, 2008 - Nov. 19, 2008 The Rabbinate: A Sacred Vocation Rabbi Rachel Cowan, Dr. Ronald Heifetz, Rabbi Paul Kipnes TBD
Jan. 12, 2009 - Jan. 13, 2009 Rabbis and Fundraising in the 21st Century: Shekels and More Naomi Levine HUC-JIR 1 West 4th Street, NY, NY, 10012 TBD
Jan. 21, 2009 - Jan. 21, 2009 Negotiating The New Economy: Tachlis for Rabbis Helen Cohen, Michael Gan, Esq., Dr. Jonathan Karp, Steven Fox TBD
Feb. 4, 2009 - Oct. 21, 2009 Professional Development Webinar Saving Time Through Technology CCAR Colleagues Dan Cohen and Dan Moskovitz TBD
Feb. 4, 2009 - Feb. 4, 2009 Enhanced Communication Using Technology CCAR Colleagues Rabbi Amy Scheinerman, Rabbi Dan Moskovitz, Rabbi Scott Sperling TBD
Feb. 10, 2009 - Feb. 10, 2009 Kemach and Torah: Drawing Lessons for our Work from Jewish Texts with Chevruta Study Texts
Session 2: Creating a Vision
Marla Eglash Abraham, and Dvora E. Weisberg TBD
March 29, 2009 - March 29, 2009 Memory and Memorials: Anticipating Yom HaShoah Michael Berenbaum, Margarete Feinstein, Alice M. Greenwald, and Dr. Matthew Kraus TBD
April 13, 2009 - April 13, 2009 Healthy Conversations between Rabbis and Lay Leaders in Stressed Synagogues and Organizations Marla Abraham, William Isaacs, and Peter Steinke TBD
April 28, 2009 - April 28, 2009 Our Rabbinic Journey: Planning for Placement, Part I Ben Dattner, Sue Levi Elwell, Ellen Lewis, and Hesch Sommer TBD
April 29, 2009 - April 29, 2009 Navigating Life and Work Shifra Bronznick, William Cutter, and Didi Goldenhar TBD
May 6, 2009 - May 6, 2009 Post Election Israel: L’an? Gidi Grinstein, Yossi Klein Halevi, Eetta Prince-Gibson, and Sandy Ragins TBD
May 7, 2009 - May 7, 2009 Cutting Edge Responsa Session I: Tzedakah in a Tough Economy Mark Washofsky, Beth Wenger, and Michael White TBD
May 18, 2009 - May 20, 2009 Interim Training for Rabbis Faculty from the Interim Ministry Network, Reverend Vicki Hall and The Rev. Canon S. Mortimer Ward IV and CCAR rabbinic leaders Maryland TBD
May 21, 2009 - May 21, 2009 Session II : A Responsible Jewish Diet Jonathan Brumberg-Kraus, Nigel Savage, and Amy Scheinerman TBD
June 3, 2009 - June 3, 2009 Rabbis Look at Security Issues Morris Casuto, Colonel W. Steven Flaherty, Judith Lewis, Mark Pitcavage, Admiral Harold Robinson and others TBD
June 16, 2009 - June 16, 2009 Gender and Negotiation Steven Fox, Shifra Bronznick, Didi Goldenhar, and Alan Henkin TBD
July 1, 2009 - July 1, 2009 Looking at Community Based Rabbinic Career Options Patricia Karlin-Neumann, Jamie Korngold, Linda Motzkin, Stephen Roberts, Sarah Schechter, Richard Shapiro, Shira Stern, Kenny Weiss, Alec Friedmann TBD
July 22, 2009 - July 22, 2009 Transitioning into the First 100 Days of Your New Position Judith Abrams, Larry Peers, Don Tebbe and Lennard Thal TBD
Aug. 12, 2009 - Aug. 12, 2009 Back to the Beginning: B’reishit, Judaism, Science, and the 200th Anniversary of Darwin Richard Elliott Friedman, David Ruderman, Rachel Adler and Lisa Edwards TBD
Aug. 20, 2009 - Aug. 20, 2009 Religious Freedom and Equality in Israel Amos Oz, Peter Knobel, Gordon Tucker, and Amy Small TBD
Aug. 24, 2009 - Aug. 24, 2009 High Holy Day Preaching About Congregation Based Community Organizing Reverend Hurmon E. Hamilton, Jr. and CCAR Colleagues: Larry Bach, Zoe Klein, Stephanie Kolin, Richard Levy, Michael White TBD
Sept. 9, 2009 - Sept. 9, 2009 How to Speak It, So They Hear It, Feel It, Do It Frank Luntz TBD
Oct. 1, 2009 - Oct. 1, 2009 Kristallnacht in Perspective Daniel Jonah Goldhagen, Walter Jacob, Carol Kahn Strauss, Herman E. Schaalman TBD
Oct. 12, 2009 - Oct. 13, 2009 Rabbinic Leadership: What Should A Rabbi Do? Jody Tolan, James Owens Los Angeles TBD
Oct. 19, 2009 - June 28, 2010 Clinical Pastoral Education Part-time, Multifaith Program The Jewish Theological Seminary, The Rabbinical Assembly, Union Theological Seminary, and Auburn Theological Seminary New York TBD
Oct. 21, 2009 - Oct. 21, 2009 Addiction: A Disease Mindy Agler, Anthony Fratello, Jimmy Goodman, and Brian Moore TBD
Nov. 19, 2009 - Nov. 19, 2009 Developing My Lay and Staff Leadership Lewis M. Barth, Diana L. Ho, Ruben Perczek and Livia Thompson TBD
Dec. 3, 2009 - Dec. 3, 2009 Placement: Where Do You Want to Go? Session 1 Dr. Laura Lieber, Dr. Mark Horney, Dr. Paul Powers, and William Simon TBD
Dec. 10, 2009 - Dec. 10, 2009 Kemach and Torah: Drawing Lessons for our Work from Jewish Texts
Session 1: Rabbinic-Lay Dynamics
Marla Eglash Abraham and Dvora E. Weisberg TBD
Jan. 14, 2010 - Jan. 14, 2010 What’s Next in Technology? Session 1 Edwin C. Goldberg, Leah Jones and Phyllis Sommer TBD
Jan. 18, 2010 - Jan. 19, 2010 Fundraising for Rabbis: Shekels & More II David Altshuler, Mike Evers, Naomi Levine, Marian Stern New York City TBD
Jan. 20, 2010 - Jan. 20, 2010 Placement: Where Do You Want to Go? Session 2 Mark Horney, Samuel K. Joseph, Raleigh Mayer and Lennard Thal TBD
Jan. 27, 2010 - Jan. 27, 2010 Enhancing My Relationship with My Synagogue Session 2 Larry Dressler, Drew Kugler and Amy M. Schwartzman TBD
Feb. 4, 2010 - Feb. 4, 2010 Bridging the Gender Divide Session 1: For Women: Amplifying Your Voice Shifra Bronznick, Didi Goldenhar, Susan Laemmle and Joanna Samuels TBD
Feb. 24, 2010 - Feb. 24, 2010 Everything Congregational Leaders Need to Know About Rabbinic Discretionary Funds Steven Fox, Ed Burger and Arthur Gross Schaefer TBD
March 24, 2010 - March 24, 2010 What’s Next in Technology? Session 2 Eleanor Steinman TBD
March 25, 2010 - March 25, 2010 Bridging the Gender Divide Session 2: For Men: Balancing Gender Discussions Steven Fox, Michael Holzman, Jeff Salkin and Michael Stroh TBD
April 8, 2010 Cutting Edge Responsa Session 1 Michael Comins, Dr. Art Green, Mark Washofsky and The CCAR Responsa Committee TBD
April 15, 2010 - April 15, 2010 Cutting Edge Responsa Session 2 The CCAR Responsa Committee TBD
April 18, 2010 - April 22, 2010 CCAR Interim Training for Rabbis II The Intentional Interim Rabbi (Five Day) Faculty from the Interim Ministry Network, The Rev. Dr. William M. Peterson, The Rev. Lynn Carman Bodden and CCAR rabbinic leaders Baltimore TBD
April 28, 2010 - May 12, 2010 Teleconference Text Study Continuing Conversations About the Machzor: Traditional Torah Readings Reconsidered N/A 1 hour (each session)
April 28, 2010 - April 28, 2010 Teleconference Text Study Continuing Conversations About the Machzor: Traditional Torah Readings Reconsidered Session 1: Akeidah Jessica Greenbaum, Ellen Lippmann, Dr. Rick Sarason 1 hour
May 5, 2010 - May 5, 2010 Teleconference Text Study Continuing Conversations About the Machzor: Traditional Torah Readings Reconsidered Session 2: Nitzavim Dr. Lisa Grant, Dr. Rick Sarason, Dr. Elsie Stern,Dr. Andrea Weiss 1 hour
May 12, 2010 - May 12, 2010 Teleconference Text Study Continuing Conversations About the Machzor Session 3: Leviticus Herbert Bronstein, Bonna Devora Haberman,Amichai Lau-Lavie, Leon Morris 1 hour
May 13, 2010 - May 13, 2010 Teleconference about Kairos Barry Block, Ethan Felson, Jack Moline, Mark Pelavin, Don Rossoff and David Sandmel TBD
May 24, 2010 - May 25, 2010 The First 100 Days: Transitioning Into Your New Rabbinic Position Don Tebbe New York TBD
May 31, 2010 - May 31, 2010 Reform Jewish Movement Saddened by Deaths in Flotilla Clash N/A TBD
June 1, 2010 - June 1, 2010 ARZA Statement on the Gaza Flotilla Incident N/A TBD
June 3, 2010 - June 3, 2010 "Flotilla Incident" Micah Greenstein, Anat Hoffman, Yossi Klein Halevi and Aaron David Miller TBD
June 16, 2010 - June 16, 2010 Preparing for Yamim Noraim: Views from the Pews Dara Horn, Martin B. Jannol, Jay Michaelson, and Jonathan Powell, and Ruth H. Sohn TBA
June 22, 2010 - June 22, 2010 Bridging the Gender Divide For Men and Women — Lessons Which Bridge the Divide Shifra Bronznick, Frederick E. Greenspahn, Michael Holzman, Linda Motzkin, Laurie Rice, Philip Rice and Jonathan Rubenstein and others TBA
June 23, 2010 - June 24, 2010 Strengthening Communication and Supporting Jewish Choices: Pre-Marital Counseling with Interfaith Couples For Clergy Only TBA Temple Shalom of Newton, 175 Temple Street, Newton, MA 02464 TBA
June 25, 2010 - June 25, 2010 Learnings, Insights and Recommendations Shared at Convention 2010 Heidi Cohen, Ken Chasen, Harry Danziger, Chuck Kroloff TBA
June 30, 2010 - June 30, 2010 Preparing For Yamim Noraim: When Bad Things Happen to Good Rabbis Finding Forgiveness Neil Gillman, Gail Golden, Fred Luskin and Solomon Schimmel TBA
July 8, 2010 - July 8, 2010 Enhancing My Relationship with My Synagogue Session 3: Working with Difficult People Bill Berk, Ben Dattner, Michael Freidman and Martha Hausman TBA
Aug. 4, 2010 - Aug. 4, 2010 Preparing for Yamim Noraim Reflect, Restore, Renew: Responding to the Gulf Crisis URJ and RAC TBA
Aug. 11, 2010 - Aug. 11, 2010 Preparing for Yamim Noraim: Israel: Dis/Engagement? Peter Beinart, Laura Geller and Gidi Grinstein TBA
Aug. 18, 2010 - Aug. 18, 2010 Preparing For Yamim Noraim: Our Own Spiritual Preparation ACC and URJ TBA
Sept. 3, 2010 - Sept. 3, 2010 Ambassador Oren speaks with you about Mideast developments Ambassador Michael Oren 1 hour
Sept. 7, 2010 - Sept. 7, 2010 President Barack Obama Brings Greetings for the High Holy Days! President Barack Obama TBD
Oct. 7, 2010 - Oct. 7, 2010 Rabbis Talking Politics: Spirituality in the Public Sphere Susan Laemmle, Ellen Aprill, Arthur Gross-Schaefer, Stephanie Kolin and Richard Levy Leo Baeck Temple, 1300 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, California 90049 1 hour
Oct. 10, 2010 - Oct. 12, 2010 “Gathering the Waters” International Mikveh Conference 2010 CCAR Partners with Mayyim Hayyim Boston, Massachusetts TBD
Oct. 28, 2010 - Oct. 28, 2010 Placement: Negotiating My Contract Michael Gan, Randy Sheinberg, Lennard Thal, and Dr. William Ury 1 hour
Nov. 3, 2010 - April 27, 2011 As the Rabbinate Turns: A Historical View, Class Series Dr. Lawrence H. Schiffman, Dr. Aaron Panken, Dr. Lewis M. Barth, Dr. Sharon Koren, Dr. Shaul Magid, Barry Shrage, Ari Kelman, Elyse Goldstein 1 hour (each session)
Nov. 7, 2010 - Nov. 7, 2010 Global Day of Jewish Learning CCAR Partnership Program with The Aleph Society TBA
Nov. 15, 2010 - Nov. 16, 2010 Rabbinic Leadership: The Five Essential Conversations Every Rabbi Must Master Larry Dressler Central Synagogue, 123 East 55th Street, New York, New York 10022 TBD
Dec. 1, 2010 - Dec. 1, 2010 Using the Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund Steven Fox, Ed Burger and Arthur Gross Schaefer TBD
Jan. 18, 2011 - Jan. 27, 2011 Leadership Travel to Israel N/A TBD
Feb. 7, 2011 - Feb. 8, 2011 Fundraising for Rabbis: Shekels - Creating a Giving Culture in Your Organization and Synagogue David Altshuler, Marla Abraham Leo Baeck Temple, 1300 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, California 90049 TBD
Feb. 16, 2011 - Feb. 16, 2011 What's Next in Technology? Session 3: Does "Becoming Digital" Enhance My Work About Social Sermons and Project Management? Elizabeth Goldstein, Adam Grossman, David Levy and Daniel Medwin 1 hour
March 19, 2011 - April 2, 2011 Machzor: Challenge and Change Ed Feld, Richard Levy, Rachel Mikva, Richard Sarason, Reena Spicehandler, Lance Sussman, Elaine Zecher, Sheldon Zimmerman, and others TBD
April 14, 2011 - April 14, 2011 Cutting Edge Responsa Series Continues: Halachah in Israel Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi, Gershom Gorenberg, and Mark Washofsky 1 hour
May 5, 2011 - May 5, 2011 Continuing Conversations About the Machzor Session 1: Shofarot Service Debra Reed Blank, Edwin C. Goldberg and Richard Sarason 1 hour
May 9, 2011 - May 10, 2011 For Every Rabbi in Job Transition First 100 Days: Transitioning to Your New Position Larry Peers, Rabbi Steven A. Fox, Rabbi Deborah Prinz Temple Sholom, 3480 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60657-2869 TBD
May 18, 2011 - May 18, 2011 Continuing Conversations About the Machzor Session 2: Avodah Service Yair Harel, Richard Levy, Leon Morris, and Rhoda Silverman 1 hour
May 25, 2011 - May 25, 2011 Everything Synagogue Leaders Need to Know about Clergy Contracts - Part I This webinar jointly sponsored by the CCAR/URJ TBD
June 1, 2011 - June 1, 2011 Responses to the CCAR Journal: The Reform Jewish Quarterly "New Visions of Jewish Community" Alan Henkin, Carole B. Balin, Steven Fox, Elie Kaunfer, Karyn Kedar, Paul Kipnes and Susan Laemmle 1 hour
June 22, 2011 - June 22, 2011 Preparing for Yamim Noraim: This Year’s Ethical Issues Louis E. Newman, Randy Cohen and Colonel Bentzi Gruber 1 hour
June 28, 2011 - June 30, 2011 Interim Training for Rabbis: Fundamentals inTransitional Rabbinic Work (Three-Day) Rev. Lynn Carman Bodden, Rev. John Keydel, Rabbi Deborah Prinz Carmel Retreat, 1071 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430 TBD
July 13, 2011 - July 13, 2011 Preparing for Yamim Noraim: A Torah for Critiquing Israel and Maintaining Civil Discourse in partnership with the Shalom Hartman Institute Donniel Hartman, Yossi Klein Halevi and others 1 hour
July 27, 2011 - July 27, 2011 Conflict and Crisis Management Rosalind A. Gold, Dave Joseph, Susan Nienaber, Sandy Schuman and others 1 hour
Aug. 10, 2011 - Aug. 10, 2011 Ambassador Kurtzer Ambassador Daniel C. Kurtzer 1 hour
Aug. 15, 2011 - Aug. 17, 2011 Chadeish Yameinu: Renewing Our Days and Ourselves Edwin C. Goldberg and Richard Levy Pacific Grove, CA 93950 TBA
Aug. 17, 2011 - Aug. 17, 2011 Economic Justice the Religious Action Center 1 hour
Sept. 6, 2011 - Sept. 6, 2011 Dialogue About the Middle East David Makovsky and Michael Melchior moderated by Steven Spiegel TBD
Sept. 8, 2011 - Sept. 8, 2011 Sacred Healing: Echoes of 9/11 Richard Address, Seth Bernstein, Michele Prince and Nils Roemer 1 hour
Sept. 14, 2011 - Sept. 14, 2011 National Conference Call with Ambassador Michael Oren Ambassador Michael Oren TBD
Sept. 19, 2011 - Sept. 19, 2011 For Rabbis: Teaching Israel CCAR, ARZA, The Marcus Foundation and NATE Los Angeles, CA TBD
Sept. 21, 2011 - Sept. 21, 2011 Israel's Cheshbon Nefesh: Egypt, Turkey & the Palestinians Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi and Yossi Klein Halevi TBD
Sept. 22, 2011 - Sept. 22, 2011 President Barack Obama Brings Greetings for the High Holy Days! President Barack Obama TBD
Sept. 23, 2011 - Sept. 23, 2011 Conversations with Yuli Edelstein Yuli Edelstein TBD
Oct. 10, 2011 - Oct. 10, 2011 Placement: By the Book Norman Cohen, Ronne Friedman, Alan Henkin and Randi Musnitsky 1 hour
Oct. 27, 2011 - Oct. 27, 2011 Creating Food Justice: Conversations about The Sacred Table Sue Fishkoff, Neal Gold, Oran Hesterman, Leah Koenig, and Mary Zamore 1 hour
Nov. 1, 2011 - Nov. 1, 2011 The Bible Now Dr. Richard Elliot Friedman and co-author, Dr. Shawna Dolansky 1 hour
Nov. 6, 2011 - Nov. 6, 2011 Health Care and Fairness in North America Special Update: Post Postville Reflections Representative Allyson Schwartz, Rabbi David Saperstein, Mark Pelavin TBD
Nov. 6, 2011 - Nov. 6, 2011 Health Care Call with President Barack Obama President Barack Obama TBD
Nov. 7, 2011 - Nov. 8, 2011 Rabbinic Leadership: The Five Essential Conversations Every Rabbi Must Master Larry Dressler Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake Street, San Francisco, CA 94118 TBD
Nov. 30, 2011 - Nov. 30, 2011 What Do I Need to Know About Parsonage Steve Fox, Robin Nafshi, Yigal Rechtman, and others 1 hour
Dec. 8, 2011 - Dec. 8, 2011 Branding Judaism Mara Einstein, Michael Latz and Dennis Ross 1 hour
Dec. 19, 2011 - Dec. 19, 2011 Israel, the Palestinians and the U.N.: Where Do We Go from Here? Ambassador Ron Prosor, Ambassador of Israel to the United Nations TBD
Jan. 25, 2012 - Jan. 25, 2012 The Business of the Rabbinate: For Women Rabbis Tel 1-25-2012 Ruth Alpers, Lisa S. Greene, Arthur Gross Schaefer, and Sheryl Rowling 1 hour
Jan. 25, 2012 - Jan. 25, 2012 The Business of the Rabbinate: For Women Rabbis Ruth Alpers, Lisa S. Greene, Arthur Gross Schaefer, and Sheryl Rowling 1 hour
Jan. 31, 2012 - Jan. 31, 2012 Learning to Ask for What You Want: For Women Rabbis Dr. Hannah Riley Bowles, Steven Fox, and Sara Laschever and Betsy Torop 1 hour
Feb. 2, 2012 - Feb. 2, 2012 Technology for Teaching Batsheva Appel, Owen Gottlieb and Jon Mitzmacher 1 hour
Feb. 6, 2012 - Feb. 7, 2012 Fundraising for Rabbis: Shekels - Creating a Giving Culture in Your Organization and Synagogue Michael Marmur, David Altshuler, Rabbi Steven A. Fox The Temple, 1589 Peachtree Street N.E., Atlanta, GA 30309 12 Hours
Feb. 15, 2012 - Feb. 15, 2012 The Skills of Saying Goodbye and Hello in Our Career Transitions Lynn Carmen Bodden, Nina Coil, Roy Oswald and others 1
Feb. 21, 2012 - Feb. 21, 2012 Technology for Prayer Peter Levi, Dan Medwin, Elana Perry, and Rebecca Einstein Schorr 1 hour
March 7, 2012 - March 7, 2012 Mission Control! My Role in Creating a Vision and Mission for My Synagogue/Organization Linda Bertenthal, Aaron Panken and Terry Bookman 1 hour
April 3, 2012 - April 3, 2012 Replenishing My Life Cycle Files Tom Louchheim, Debra Orenstein and Michael Weinstein 1 hour
April 15, 2012 - April 19, 2012 Interim Training for Rabbis: The Intentional Interim Rabbi (Five-Day) Rev. Lynn Carman Bodden, Rev. Dr. William M. Peterson, Rabbi Deborah Prinz Carmel Retreat, 1071 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430 TBD
April 25, 2012 - April 25, 2012 Continuing Conversations about the Machzor: Eileh Ezkerah Neil Gillman, Ruth Langer, Leon Morris and Richard Sarason 1 hour
May 2, 2012 - May 2, 2012 Better B'Yachad: Rabbis and Cantors Sharing Sacred Work In partnership with ACC Alison Abrams, Stephen Hart and Scott Simon; Don Goor and Alison Wissot; Barry Block and Julie Berlin 1 hour
May 10, 2012 - May 10, 2012 Continuing Conversations about the Machzor: Yizkor Hara Person, Donald Rossoff, Elie Kaplan Spitz, Richard Sarason and others 1 hour
May 14, 2012 - May 14, 2012 Jewish Values in 2012 Robby Jones 1 hour
May 23, 2012 - May 23, 2012 Cutting Edge Responsa Series Continues Liza Lieberman, Mark Washofsky and the Responsa Committee 1 hour
May 29, 2012 - May 30, 2012 For Every Rabbi in Job Transition First 100 Days: Transitioning to Your New Position Nina Coil, Rabbi Steven A. Fox, Rabbi Deborah Prinz, Congregation Rodeph Sholom, 7 West 83rd Street, New York, NY 10024 TBD
May 29, 2012 - May 30, 2012 The First 100 Days Registration Nina Coil, Steven Fox, and Deborah Prinz TBA
June 20, 2012 - June 20, 2012 Yamim Noraim: Israel after Gilad Shalit Emma Gottlieb, Gershon Baskin, Michael Weinberg 1 hour
June 21, 2012 - June 21, 2012 Salary Study by Gender: Advocacy and Education Steven Fox, Ray Mayeri, Evelyn F. Murphy, Hannah Riley Bowles, Deborah Vagins and Irwin Zeplowitz 1 hour
June 27, 2012 - June 27, 2012 Yamim Noraim: Visioning for the Future of Reform Judaism Steve Fox, Deborah Prinz, Rachel Tasch, Jamie Gibson, Janet Liss and Danny Freelander 1 hour
July 1, 2012 - July 1, 2012 Yom Iyyun HUC-JIR, Jerusalem Campus with CCAR/MARAM TBD
July 1, 2012 - July 1, 2012 Yom Iyyun Registration HUC-JIR, Jerusalem Campus with CCAR/MARAM TBD
July 8, 2012 - July 16, 2012 A Jewish Roots and Diplomacy Trip to Morocco TBD
July 11, 2012 - July 11, 2012 CCAR/RAC Special Health Care Teleconference for Reform Rabbis Steven Fox, David Saperstein, Jamie Raskin, Linda Walling, Nan Aron and Barbara Weinstein
Aug. 6, 2012 - Aug. 8, 2012 Chadeish Yameinu: Renewing Our Days and Ourselves 2012 Mike Comins and Richard Levy Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, CA TBD
Aug. 15, 2012 - Aug. 15, 2012 Preparing for Yamim Noraim 5773: Employment Nondiscrimination Act in partnership with RAC Representative Barney Frank, David Saperstein, Sharon Kleinbaum, Seth Limmer and Barbara Weinstein 1 hour
Aug. 29, 2012 Preparing For Yamim Noraim 5773: Facts About our Communities? A Look at the Most Recent Studies Dr. Steven Cohen, Dr. Sylvia Barack Fishman, Dr. Leonard Saxe and Jason Rosenberg 1 hour
Sept. 13, 2012 Preparing For Yamim Noraim 5773:
Briefing From Ambassador Michael Oren
Ambassador Michael Oren 1 hour
Sept. 14, 2012 Preparing For Yamim Noraim 5773:
High Holy Day Greetings From President Obama
President Barack Obama 1 hour
Sept. 20, 2012 High Holy Day Greetings
From Governor Mitt Romney
Governor Mitt Romney 1 hour
Oct. 15, 2012 - Oct. 17, 2012 Fundamentals of Transitional Rabbinic Work: Including Interim Training for Rabbis (3 Day) Rev. Dr. William M. Peterson
Rev. Dr. Molly Smith and Deborah Prinz
Temple Israel of Hollywood
7300 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90046
TBD
Oct. 24, 2012 Rabbinic Resilience Dayle Friedman, Myriam Klotz,
Alan Morinis and others
1 hour
Oct. 31, 2012 A New Placement System
for HUC-JIR Students and You
Alan Henkin, Stephen Cohen,
Randi Musnitsky and Dvora Weisberg
1 hour
Nov. 8, 2012 Post Election Debrief:
What Does it Mean for My Community?
David Saperstein,
Rob Bassin, Lisa Borinstein, and EJ Dionne
1 hour
Nov. 29, 2012 - Dec. 6, 2012 Israel Familiarization Trip TBD
Dec. 3, 2012 Reflections on Why
Women Can't Have it All
Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter, Debbie Bravo and Irwin Zeplowitz 1 hour
Dec. 12, 2012 Making Technology Work for My Rabbinate:
My Favorite Apps
Alx Block, Dan Medwin,
Ellie Steinman and others
1 hour
Dec. 20, 2012 - Dec. 20, 2012 Call About Newtown CCAR/RAC/Rabbinical Assembly
Steve Fox, Julie Schonfeld, Jeffrey Silberman,
David Lerner and Josh Horwitz
1 hour
Jan. 10, 2013 Daf Sh'vui: Session 1 Dr. Dvora Weisberg
Jan. 16, 2013 Daf Sh'vui: Session 2 Dr. Michael Chernick 1 hour
Jan. 20, 2013 - Jan. 27, 2013 Solidarity Trip to Israel TBD
Jan. 24, 2013 Daf Sh'vui: Session 3 Dr. Alyssa Gray 1 hour
Jan. 31, 2013 Daf Sh'vui: Session 4 Leon Morris 1 hour
Feb. 6, 2013 Daf Sh'vui: Session 5 Dr. Judith Abrams
Feb. 14, 2013 Daf Sh'vui: Session 6 Dr. Aaron Panken
Feb. 18, 2013 Rabbis Organizing Rabbis RAC Senior Staff: Rachel Laser 1 hour
Feb. 20, 2013 Daf Sh'vui: Session 7 Dr. Aryeh Cohen 1 hour
Feb. 25, 2013 Rabbis Organizing Rabbis RAC Senior Staff: Barbara Weinstein
Feb. 27, 2013 Daf Sh'vui: Session 8 Dr. Gail Labovitz 1 hour
March 19, 2013 - March 19, 2013 For Community Based Rabbis:
Creating a Giving Culture
David Altshuler 1 Hour
March 20, 2013 Comprehensive Immigration Reform the RAC 1 Hour
April 16, 2013 HR 101 for Rabbis:
Hiring, Supervising, Firing
Michelle Ehrlich, Diana Ho,
David Lyon and Theodore C. Stamatakos
1 Hour
April 24, 2013 Engaging Youth
and Baby Boomers
David Elcott, Laurie Rutenberg,
Gary Schoenberg, Michael White and others
1 hour
May 1, 2013 Varieties of Rabbinic Career Options Ellen Weinberg Dreyfus, Paula Feldstein, Darren Levine, Michael Shields, Shira Stern,
and Or Zohar
1 hour
May 7, 2013 Rabbinic Approaches to Healing: Conversations About Mishkan R'fuah: Where Healing Resides Seth Bernstein, Shira Stern and Eric Weiss 1 Hour
May 20, 2013 - May 21, 2013 Gender: Difficult Issues
(For men and women)
Chaired By: Deborah Bravo and Irwin Zeplowitz
Jane Eisner: Editor in Chief, The Forward
Jane Eisner, Helaine Ettinger, Ronald Kaplan, Ellen Lewis, Deborah Meyer, Randi Musnitsky, Debra Orenstein and others Stephen Wise Free Synagogue
30 West 68th Street
New York, NY 10023
TBD
May 23, 2013 Continuing Conversations
About the Machzor: N'ilah
Edwin C. Goldberg, Richard Levy, Leon Morris, and Elaine Zecher 1 Hour
June 3, 2013 - June 4, 2013 First 100 Days:
For Every Rabbi in Organizational
and Congregational Job Transition 2013
Larry Peers, Steven Fox,
and Deborah Prinz
Temple Sholom of Chicago
3480 North Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60657
TBD
June 13, 2013 Yamim Noraim:
Genetic Testing and Medical Issues
Peter Kasdan, Amy Scheinerman,
Lawrence R. Sernovitz, Randi E. Zinberg
and others
1 hour
June 19, 2013 - June 20, 2013 Strengthening Communication
and Supporting Jewish Choices:
Pre-Marital Counseling
For Clergy Only
Dr. Paula Brody Temple Shalom of Newton
June 25, 2013 Yamim Noraim:
Views from the Pews
Louis Feldstein, A.J. Jacobs, Michael Laufer, Abigail Pogrebin, Marc Solomon and others 1 hour
June 30, 2013 - June 30, 2013 Yom Iyyun CCAR/MARAM HUC-JIR, Jerusalem Campus TBD
July 29, 2013 Yamim Noraim
Welcoming the Stranger:
Immigration Reform
In Partnership with the RAC
Senator Robert Menendez, Kenneth Chasen, Mark Hetfield, Robert P. Jones, Seth Limmer and David Saperstein 1 Hour
July 31, 2013 Planning My Career:
My Resume and Personal Statement
Alan Henkin, Randi Musnitsky, Dan Moskovitz,
Marcia Waxman and Eve Strauss West
1 hour
Aug. 4, 2013 - Aug. 8, 2013 The Intentional Interim Rabbi:
Refresh Your Rabbinate/Train as an Interim
(5-Day)
Lynn Carman Bodden, Molly Smith and Deborah Prinz Temple Shaaray Tefila
250 East 79th Street
New York, NY 10075
Aug. 14, 2013 Yamim Noraim:
The New Vision Statement
of the Reform Movement
Dick Axelrod, Emily Axelrod,
Danny Freelander, Joshua Holo
Michael M. Lorge and others
1 Hour
Aug. 22, 2013 Yamim Noraim:
Hin'ni: Liturgical and Homiletic Approaches to this Prayer
Jo Hirschmann, Zoe Klein, Richard Levy, Richard Sarason, Leon Morris and others 1 Hour
Aug. 22, 2013 Briefing with Ambassador Michael Oren Ambassador Michael Oren
Oct. 2, 2013 40 Years Since Yom Kippur 1973:
How That War Continues to Haunt Israel
Yossi Klein Halevi, Ariana Silverman and others 1 Hour
Oct. 7, 2013 - Oct. 8, 2013 Havah T'filah:
Engaging Worship in Our Communities
CCAR/ACC
Partnership Program
Congregation Rodeph Sholom
7 West 83rd Street
New York, NY 10024
TBD
Oct. 7, 2013 Sacred Search:
Process and Resources
for Reform Congregations Seeking a Rabbi
(with URJ)
Alan Henkin, Randi Musnitsky, Jan Offel and Shirley Gordon 1 Hour
Oct. 9, 2013 One of Three Sessions
Poets and their Parashiyot: Modern Hebrew Poets and Their Biblical Roots
Dr. William Cutter 1 Hour
Oct. 15, 2013 Poets and their Parashiyot: Modern Hebrew Poets and Their Biblical Roots Session II Dr. William Cutter 1 Hour
Oct. 23, 2013 Celebrating Women of the Wall
on Its 25th Anniversary
Anat Hoffman, Bennett Miller, Shmuel Rosner, Elyse Goldstein and others 1 Hour
Oct. 30, 2013 Poets and their Parashiyot: Modern Hebrew Poets and Their Biblical Roots Session III Dr. William Cutter 1 Hour
Nov. 1, 2013 PEW's Portrait of Jewish Americans: 2013 Sarah Benor, Jane Eisner, Stephen Einstein, Dru Greenwood, Lance Sussman and others 1 Hour
Nov. 3, 2013 - Nov. 6, 2013 REGISTER NOW!
Rabbinic Mission
Celebrating Women of the Wall
25th Anniversary In partnership with WRN
Nov. 4, 2013 - Nov. 10, 2013 SOLD OUT!
Rabbis Exploring Jewish Renewal in Berlin
Chaired by Ellen Weinberg Dreyfus TBD
Nov. 20, 2013 Legal Issues for Community-Based Rabbis Steven Fox, Michael Gan, Arthur Gross-Schaefer, and others 1 Hour
Dec. 19, 2013 Placement: The Fine Points of Contracts Michael Gan, Alan Henkin, Natalie Hyatt and Abigail Kelman 1 Hour
Jan. 14, 2014 Inspired Engagement Bradley Solmsen
Jan. 15, 2014 Managing My Work in the Cloud:
Gathering My Ideas
Dan Medwin, Evan Moffic and others 1 Hour
Jan. 23, 2014 Managing My Work in the Cloud:
Storing My Files
Dan Medwin and others 1 Hour
Jan. 26, 2014 - Feb. 4, 2014 REGISTER NOW!
Start Up Israel: Creating an Entrepreneurial Culture in Your Community
The tour starts on the 27th in the late afternoon and continues through the end of the day on the 4th
Chaired by Carolyn J. Bricklin-Small and Rick Kellner
TBD
Feb. 10, 2014 - Feb. 11, 2014 Fundraising for Rabbis: Shekels
Creating a Giving Culture in
Your Organization and Synagogue
David Altshuler and Steven Fox Congregation Kol Ami
1200 N. La Brea Avenue
West Hollywood, CA 90038-1024
Feb. 12, 2014 Mishkan T’filah for Children and Youth Michelle Shapiro Abraham, Paula Feldstein, Steven Rau, Joseph Skloot and others 1 Hour
Feb. 18, 2014 Dangerous Religious Ideas: Session 1 Dr. Rachel Mikva 1 Hour
Feb. 25, 2014 Dangerous Religious Ideas: Session 2 Dr. Rachel Mikva
March 4, 2014 Dangerous Religious Ideas: Session 3 Dr. Rachel Mikva 1 Hour
March 11, 2014 Dangerous Religious Ideas: Session 4 Dr. Rachel Mikva 1 Hour
April 23, 2014 Celebrating Yom HaAtzma’ut:
Looking at Israel’s Future
Bernard Avishai, Gidi Grinstein, Arnold Gluck and others 1 Hour
April 29, 2014 Developing Jewish Young Adults:
From High School to College and Beyond
(with HUC, NATE, URJ)
Alan Henkin, Oren Hayon and Stacey Delcau 1 Hour
May 5, 2014 - May 6, 2014 Rabbi as (CEO) Chief Engagement Officer:
Gold Family Rabbinic Leadership Seminar
Made possible through the generous donation of Stanley and Ilene Gold
Larry Dressler Temple Israel of the City of New York
112 E. 75th Street
New York, NY 10021
May 11, 2014 - May 18, 2014 REGISTER NOW!
A Jewish Roots and Diplomacy Trip to Morocco
TBD
May 14, 2014 Nurturing Jewish Connections:
New Tools for Premarital Counseling
(in partnership with Outreach Training Institute)
Dr. Paula Brody and Howard Jaffe Temple Shalom, Newton, MA
May 15, 2014 Strengthening Couples’ Communication:
A Premarital Counseling Practicum
(In partnership with Outreach Training Institute)
Dr. Paula Brody and Julie Zupan Temple Shalom, Newton, MA
May 15, 2014 Placement: Should I Move to
My Next Rabbinic Position?
Randi Musnitsky, Mark Glickman, Mara Nathan and Peter Stein 1 Hour
May 19, 2014 - May 20, 2014 First 100 Days:
For Every Rabbi in Job Transition 2014
Larry Peers and Steven Fox Congregation Rodeph Sholom
615 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123
May 22, 2014 Cutting-Edge Responsa Series: War on Terror Dr. Mark Washofsky,
Chair of CCAR Responsa Committee
1 Hour
June 12, 2014 Wedding Ceremonies and Contemporary Pastoral Challenges: A Clergy-Only Dialogue
(In partnership with Outreach Training Institute)
Howard Jaffe, Julie Zupan and Dr. Paula Brody Newton, MA
June 26, 2014 Living Our Values: Updates on the CCAR North Carolina Marriage Equality Lawsuit Tom Alpert, Lucy Dinner, Jonathan Freirich and Fred Guttman 1 Hour
June 29, 2014 Yom Iyyun CCAR-MARAM Members Kehillat Yozma - Reform Congregation of Modi'in Israel
July 15, 2014 Israel Briefing Michael Oren 1 hour
July 17, 2014 Preparing for Yamim Noraim 5775:
Continuing Conversations about the Machzor:
Al Cheit
Leah Berkowitz, Edwin Goldberg
and Rex Perlmeter
1 Hour
July 27, 2014 - July 31, 2014 Israel Solidarity Trip Rabbi Rick Block and Rabbi Hara Person Israel
Aug. 6, 2014 Preparing for Yamim Noraim 5775:
What can we do for Israel from afar?
Gilad Kariv, Josh Weinberg, Arnold Gluck and Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi 1 Hour
Aug. 26, 2014 Preparing for Yamim Noraim 5775:
Civil and Voting Rights in 2014
David Saperstein, Susan Talve, Al Vorspan, Wade Henderson and Rachel Laser 1 Hour
Sept. 22, 2014 President Barack Obama Brings Greetings for the High Holy Days! President Barack Obama
Oct. 20, 2014 - Oct. 21, 2014 Successful Communications: Five Essential Conversations Every Rabbi Must Master
For Rabbis in Community-Based Work and Congregations of All Sizes
Larry Dressler Temple Akiba
5249 S. Sepulveda Blvd.
Culver City, California 90230
Oct. 20, 2014 - Oct. 21, 2014 Seeking Everyday Holiness A CCAR Partnership with The Mussar Institute and the Union for Reform Judaism
Complimentary registration and all expenses paid for a limited number of participants
New York, New York
Nov. 6, 2014 Rabbis of Small Congregations Part 1:
Cultivation of Leadership
David Fine and Dale Glasser 1 Hour