Convention

Our annual Convention is the highlight of our year, and an opportunity for chevruta, deep learning, and reconnection with colleagues.

Orange County Convention 2018
March 18-21, 2018 
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Convention Schedule is now available! Click to view.

At CCAR Convention 2018, we will be confronting the future together, with highlights including:

  • In depth Torah Lishmah with Andrea WeissMichael Marmur, Dvora Weisberg, Sivan ZakaiTamara Cohn EskenaziAlden Solovy, and other leading teachers.
  • Examine The Battle for the Future of America at the Supreme Court with Dahlia Lithwick, Senior Editor, Slate Magazine.
  • Participate in professional development sessions with Larry Dressler, Marla Eglash AbrahamDavid Altshuler, and more.
  • Celebrate the 70th anniversary of Israel’s Independence, along with workshops on the reality of Israel today in our congregations and on college campuses, with Tzipi Livni, former Israeli Minister of Justice.
  • Be inspired by Sister Simone Campbell, “The Nun on The Bus,” who will highlight the series on social justice.
  • Learn from Mark Hetfield, President and CEO of HIAS, and participate in workshops on immigration issues and sanctuary cities.
  • Explore civic engagement with Betty Yee, California State Controller, Darrell Steinberg, Mayor of Sacramento, and Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles
  • Engage in special sessions with the Task Force on Women’s Experiences in the Rabbinate, study Pay Equity T’shuvah, celebrate 10 years of The Torah: A Women’s Commentary, and explore tools for responding to inappropriate comments about gender.

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Registration is now open for Exhibitors.  Questions, please contact Dale Panoff.

For information about Convention Sponsorship opportunities, please click here or contact Elyse Shier.

Future Conventions:
March 31 – April 3, 2019 – Cincinnati, OH
March 22 – 25, 2020 – Baltimore, MD