CCAR JOURNAL: THE REFORM JEWISH QUARTERLY

Published by the Central Conference of American Rabbis

Excerpts from the Winter 2016 Issue

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Winter 2016

FROM THE EDITOR

ARTICLES

FROM THE CCAR CONVENTION

ON BEING A RABBI

  • Authority and Religion: The Jewish Philosophy of Alvin J. Reines -  Anthony D. Holz
  • Saying "Yes" to Mixed-Marriage Officiation: A Socio-Halachic Approach - A. Brian Stoller
  • Davar Acher: Rabbis Should Stand for Jewish Marriage - Arnold S. Gluck

FROM THE SOURCES

  • Rabbinic Criminal Justice - Stephen Passamaneck

THIS PEOPLE ISRAEL

  • When Efforts at Synagogue Transformation Fail - David A. Whiman
  • A Need for a New Ritual: Remembering the Birthday for a Loved One Who Has Died - Arthur Gross-Schaefer and Ilana Schachter
  • My Son - Eric Wisnia

MAAYANOT (PRIMARY SOURCES)

  • S. Y. Agnon, "The Great Synagogue" - Laurence L. Edwards

POETRY

From The Songs of the Garden, Haim O. Rechnitzer

  • Between Me and You
  • A Day in the Garden
  • The Jackal Moment

BOOK REVIEWS

  • The Bible's Prophets: An Introduction for Christians and Jews, David K. Zucker - Reviewed by Mordechai Schreiber
  • The Myth of the Cultural Jew, Roberta Rosenthal Kwall - Reviewed by Laurence L. Edwards

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