CCAR JOURNAL: THE REFORM JEWISH QUARTERLY

Published by the Central Conference of American Rabbis

Excerpts from the Spring 2009 ISSUE

 

CONTENTS

Symposium Issue on High Holy Day Liturgy

FROM THE EDITOR

At the Gate - בשער

ARTICLES

Introduction: Getting to the Heart of the Discussion of a New Machzor
Elaine Zecher

Giving Meaning to Our Days: Reimagining Un'taneh Tokef- A Survey of Selected Sermons
Daniel Plotkin

The Angels Proclaim It, But Can We? "The Whole Earth Is Full of God's Presence"
Nancy Flam

Wrestling with God's Image in the High Holy Day Liturgy
Yoel H. Kahn

Searching for God in the 7th Grade
Joel Mosbacher

The Poetry and the Power of Paradox
Margaret Moers Wenig

POETRY

Thank You
Geri Rosenzsweig

O Lake You Are the Mouth of God
Dena Feingold

To Our Father
Arlene Weiner

The Fire and the Knife
Dan Logan

It Is Stillness: A Poetic Meditation
Richard Walden

Yom Kippur Fast in Taos
Judith Strasser

BOOK REVIEWS

Practice
Dan Bellm Reviewed by Adam D. Fisher

The Making of Israel's National Poet
Nili Scharf Gold Reviewed by William Cutter

The Practicing Congregation: Imagining a New Old Church
Diana Butler Bass Reviewed by Matthew D. Gerwitz