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General Comments or Questions:
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Whom Should I Contact?

I have a question about my dues:
CCAR Assistant Controller, Jaqui Dellaria 212-542-8790

I need to discuss dues relief:
CCAR Dues Chair, Peter Stein 585-978-5700

I have a question about convention:
Manager of Programming, Aliza Orent 212-542-8786

I have a question about my CCAR Press order:
CCAR Customer Service Representative, 212-542-8796

I am facing a professional or personal dilemma:
CCAR Chief Executive, Rabbi Steven A. Fox 212-542-8777
Assistant to the Chief Executive, Rosemarie Cisluycis 212-542-8778

I am facing an immediate crisis and need to speak to someone urgently. There are three colleagues available to help:

  • Rabbi Charles P. (“Charlie”) Rabinowitz, 914-834-2880 OR 914-844-8368, Rabbinic Bereavement and Pastoral Counselor.  Charlie works for Caring Hospice of New York where he provides home hospice and palliative care services to patients and families.
  • Rabbi Pearl Barlev, (310-880-5849), Pearl is a Board Certified Chaplain, the former Jewish Chaplain and Interfaith Psychiatric Chaplain for UCLA Health.  She currently serves as a consultant and on-call Rabbi/Chaplain at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and Santa Monica UCLA Hospital. 
  • Rabbi Dr. Edie Meyerson, 917-747-5432, Doctorate from HUC-JIR in pastoral counseling, and serves  as Associate Director of Pastoral Counseling and Bereavement Services in the Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute. Edie is currently on leave and will be unavailable until the end of January 2019.

Short Term Counseling: Rex Perlmeter, MSW, 410-207-1700, is the CCAR Special Advisor for Member Care and Wellness. Rex is available for a limited number of counseling sessions for rabbis and family members who are facing personal or professional issues such as transition, loss, illness or struggles with difficult individuals.

I am not receiving weekly enews and emails: CCAR Communications Manager, Carly Linden

I’ve learned of a colleague in need:
CCAR Director of Rabbinic Engagement and Growth, Rabbi Betsy Torop 212-542-8803

I’d like information about getting involved with the CCAR:
CCAR Director of Rabbinic Engagement and Growth, Rabbi Betsy Torop 212-542-8803

I am a friend or family member of a CCAR Member, and would like to share information with other CCAR members about my loved one:
CCAR Director of Rabbinic Engagement and Growth, Rabbi Betsy Torop 212-542-8803

I am facing an immediate and urgent financial need: 
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