CCAR JOURNAL: THE REFORM JEWISH QUARTERLY

Published by the Central Conference of American Rabbis

Excerpts from the WINTER 2011 ISSUE

CONTENTS

Symposium Issue on Finding Our Path: Becoming a Rabbi After Ordination

ARTICLES

From the Editor: At the Gates - בשערים

Introduction to This Issue from the Guest Editors
Michael Shire and Marcus Burstein

SECTION ONE: THEORY TO PRACTICE

Fostering a Relationship between Rabbi and God
Carol Ochs

Continuing Learning and Professional Practice
Peter Jarvis

CCAR Rabbis: Learning in Order to Teach
Deborah Prinz

SECTION TWO: REFLECTED PRACTICE

The Road Frequently Not Taken: Choosing a Career as a Camp Rabbi
Vicki Tuckman

Education of the Adventure Rabbi
Jamie Korngold

My Sacred Journey to Chaplaincy
David J. Zucker

Visions of an Alternative Rabbinic Journey
Shira Stern

Aseh L’Cha Rav . . . If Only It Were That Easy
Scott Aaron

The Road Less Traveled: Evolution of Rabbinic Career
Judith Z. Abrams

"Don’t Let that Horse Bite You!" Rabbinical Leadership Lessons Learned in the Riding Ring
Jennifer A. Jaech

Dismissed from the Room
Leah Doberne-Schor

A Clearing
Mordecai Finley

The Rabbi as Ish To’eh Basadeh
Daniel S. Alexander

Lo Bashamayim Hi . . .: Journeying Towards Post-Theistic Rabbinic Practice
Howard Cooper

The Rabbi as Values-Based Corporate Leader
Edwin Goldberg

People Plan, God Laughs
Shari Shamah

I Have Learned from Each Person
Joel Mosbacher

Still Becoming a Rabbi
Sylvia Rothschild

RESPONSES TO SUMMER 2010 SYMPOSIUM ISSUE ON POLITICS AND SPIRITUALITY

POETRY

Commentary
Linda Pastan

Ehyeh Asher Ehyeh Speaks to Us of Names
Judy Neri

On What Would Have Been My Father’s Eighty-Fifth Birthday
Steve Hellyard Swartz

BOOK REVIEWS

Revelation and the God of Israel
Norbert M. Samuelson Reviewed by Philip Cohen

The Jerusalem Talmud First Order: Zeraim Tractates Peah and Demay
Edited by Heinrich W. Guggenheimer Reviewed by Judith Z. Abrams