CCAR JOURNAL: THE REFORM JEWISH QUARTERLY

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Excerpts from the Spring 2015 Issue

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Spring 2015

Loss...And Found

FROM THE EDITOR

ARTICLES

Section One: Loss, It's Complicated

  • When Loss = Gain, Amy Scheinerman

Section Two: The Persistence of Absence

  • Finding the Right Words in Ministering to the Dying and Bereaved, Barry Block
  • Balancing Personal and Professional Loss in Our Rabbinate: A Personal Essay, Brad Bloom
  • On Love and Loss: One Rabbi's Perspective, Sheldon Harr
  • They Did Not "Pass," They Died, David J. Zucker

Section Three: Filling the Void

  • "Remember, the Entrance to the Sanctuary is Inside You...," Karen Soria
  • A Temporary Life Among the Disabled, Stephen S. Pearce
  • A Theology of Loss: An E-mail Conversation, Sharon Burniston with Ruth Gais
  • My Daughter, Liz Rolle
  • There Is a God and She Doesn't Care Whether or Not You Sacrifice Goats to Her, William Blank

Section Four: Reflection in a Distant Mirror

  • Lessons on Loss from the Ancient Life of Adam and Eve, Joel M. Hoffman

MAAYANOT (PRIMARY SOURCES)

  • Tur Hoshen Mishpat/Beit Yosef, Hilchot Poalim 331 and 333, Suzanne Singer

FROM THE SOURCES

  • A Figure Dimly Seen, Stephen M. Passamaneck
  • The Sword Outstretched over Jerusalem: A Puzzling Allusion in the Passover Haggadah, David Arnow 
  • Kosher, Kashrut, and Little Piggy, Reeve Robert Brenner

ON BEING A RABBI

  • "In the Process of Becoming": A Verse from Scripture Framed by Memories, Everett Gendler

POETRY

  • If you believe, Brad Bloom
  • Isaacides, Sam Rothberg

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