CCAR JOURNAL: THE REFORM JEWISH QUARTERLY

Published by the Central Conference of American Rabbis

Excerpts from the Fall 2015 Issue

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Fall 2015

FROM THE EDITOR

ARTICLES

SYMPOSIUM: YOUTH ENGAGEMENT

  • Guest Editors' Introduction, Michael White and Karen Thomashow
  • Kids Today: A Brief Psycho-Social Overview, Samuel K. Joseph and Betsy Stone
  • Revolutionizing Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Isa Aron
  • Spark! Spiritual Engagement of Jewish Adolescents, Michael Shire
  • Not Just Pitching a Tent in the School: What Jewish Specialty Camps Teach Us About Engaging Teens, Michael Shapiro Abraham
  • Jewish Youth Engagement and Social Justice, Jonah Pesner
  • "Don't Talk At Us, Walk With Us": BBYO's Growing Teen Movement, David M. Kessel and Ira J. Dounn
  • Professionalizing the Field, Melissa Frey
  • An Overview of the Union for Reform Judaism's Youth Strategy, Bradley Solmsen

FROM THE SOURCES

  • Postbiblical R&B: Reuben's Rhythms and Bilhah's Blues, Daniel J. Zucker and Moshe Reiss
  • Giving Voice to the Unspeakable: Rabbinic Responses to Disaster, Amy Scheinerman
  • How the Son of the Kingfish Became an Advocate for Societ Jewry, David Goldstein

POETRY

  • Welcoming Arms Well Armed, Reeve Robert Brenner
  • D-G Spelled Backwards? An Ode, Daniel Polish

BOOK REVIEWS

  • Israel Mattuck: The Inspirational Voice of Liberal Judaism, Danny Rich, Reviewed by David J. Zucker
  • The Radical American Judaism of Mordecai M. Kaplan, Mel Scult, Reviewed by Robert M. Seltzer

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