CCAR Journal: The Reform Jewish Quarterly


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Engage with ideas about Judaism and Jewish life through essays, poetry, and book reviews by leading scholars, rabbis, and thinkers.

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About the Journal

CCAR Journal: The Reform Jewish Quarterly seeks to explore ideas and issues of Judaism and Jewish life, primarily – but not exclusively – from a Reform Jewish perspective, in both prose and poetry.

This highly regarded journal contains articles of contemporary interest to all Jews by leading members of the rabbinic, scholarly, and lay communities. It was previously published under the name Journal of Reform Judaism.


The Reform Jewish Quarterly welcomes submissions that fulfill its Statement of Purpose, whatever the author’s background or identification. Submissions to The Reform Jewish Quarterly are sent out to a member of the editorial board for anonymous peer review. We look forward to receiving your submissions.