Synagogue & Community

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The Blockbuster Synagogue

Synagogues beware: Don’t follow the video chain’s example by not adapting to today’s realities.

by Rabbi Jeremy Fine | Comments Off on The Blockbuster Synagogue
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The Newest Generation of Religious Leadership for Our Movement

The graduates of the Conservative movement’s rabbinical schools will continue to motivate and inspire as they step into their new roles in pulpits, schools, Hillels, and elsewhere in the Jewish world.

by Debbi Kaner Goldich | Comments Off on The Newest Generation of Religious Leadership for Our Movement
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Camp, to Last a Lifetime

Reshet Ramah, Camp Ramah’s alumni and community engagement network, is poised to expand the role that camp plays in building Jewish community.

by Rabbi Abigail Treu | Comments Off on Camp, to Last a Lifetime
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For the Sake of Heaven

With the help of a new book, even routine synagogue board meetings gain sparks of meaning.

by Rabbi Rachel Ain | Comments Off on For the Sake of Heaven
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People of the Prayer Book

Taking a page from Lev Shalem, the popular High Holiday machzor, a new Shabbat and festival siddur offers an updated translation, layout and commentary designed to enliven the experience of prayer
for contemporary Jews.

by Rabbi Carol Levithan | Comments Off on People of the Prayer Book
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This Is Your Battle, Too

For a young man who’s both Jewish and black, the killings of black men by police resonate too powerfully to be ignored.

by Yehudah Webster | 2 Comments
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An Open Letter to the Jewish Community

A Baltimore rabbi offers the real story behind events following the death of Freddie Gray

by Rabbi Daniel Cotzin Burg | Comments Off on An Open Letter to the Jewish Community
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From Challah and Chulent to Chutney and Chipati

Through the food, history and culture of Jews around the world, a summer camp helps kids broaden their understanding of Jewish identity – and see that being Jewish is more than skin-deep.

by Marcella White Campbell Brandes | Comments Off on From Challah and Chulent to Chutney and Chipati
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Sister Act

In a world where women can be rabbis, cantors and synagogue presidents, traditional sisterhoods are re-inventing themselves and tweaking tradition to stay relevant in women’s lives.

by Laurie Kamens | Comments Off on Sister Act
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In Our Interest

by Andrea Glick | Comments Off on In Our Interest
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