Platforms Adopted by the CCAR

The CCAR Platforms are documents capturing the state of Reform Jewish thought at different key moments in our history.

Article Declaration of Principles
“The Pittsburgh Platform” – 1885

Article The Guiding Principles of Reform Judaism
“The Columbus Platform” – 1937

Article Reform Judaism: A Centenary Perspective
Adopted in San Francisco – 1976

Article Reform Judaism & Zionism: A Centenary Platform
“The Miami Platform” – 1997

Article A Statement of Principles for Reform Judaism
Adopted in Pittsburgh – 1999

Article Commentary on the Principles for Reform Judaism