The Reform Jewish Quarterly Fall 2021

CCAR JOURNAL: THE REFORM JEWISH QUARTERLY

Published by the Central Conference of American Rabbis

Fall 2021 

Symposium: Disruption in Twenty-First- Century Rabbinical Life

FROM THE EDITOR

ARTICLES

BOOK REVIEWS

  • The Infinite Game – Simon Sinek – Reviewed by Stephanie Kramer
  • What Got You Here Won’t Get You There – Marshall Goldsmith – Reviewed by Debbie Kaiz Bravo
  • Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less – Greg McKeown – Reviewed by A. Brian Stoller
  • Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts – Brené Brown – Reviewed by Andi Berlin

POETRY

  • Karpas 2021 – Susan Laemmle
  • Exegesis – Shai Afsai
  • Jerusalem  – Roger Nash

GENERAL ARTICLES

  • Art for Our Sake—A Review Essay – Michael Marmur, PhD
  • The Biblical K-R-H: Providence, Chance, Synchronicity? – Elliot B. Gertel
  • When a B’rachah Is Not a Blessing – Edward S. Treister, EdD
  • Masorti and Reform Judaism in an Israeli Legal Cadence: An Analysis and Comparison of Selected Halachic Writings of Rabbis David Golinkin and Moshe Zemer – David Ellenson, PhD, and Michael Rosen

BOOK REVIEWS

  • American Jewish Thought Since 1934 – Edited by Michael Marmur and David Ellenson -Reviewed by Joseph A. Skloot, PhD
  • Learning from the Germans: Race and the Memory of Evil – Susan Neiman – Reviewed by Raphael Asher
  • The invention of Jewish Theocracy: The Struggle for Legal Authority in Modern Israel -Alexander Kaye – Reviewed by Geoffrey Dennis
  • A New Hasidism: Roots and A New Hasidism: Branches – Edited by Arthur Green and Ariel Evan Mayse – Reviewed by Laura Geller
  • Kol Koleinu: Lifting Up Teen Voices – Sophie CokerWhen Rabbis Bless Congress: The Great American Story of Jewish Prayers on Capitol Hill – Howard Mortman – Reviewed by Dr. Israel Zoberman

POETRY

  • Dark Matter – Stephanie Friedman
  • The Ram Is Caught – Stephanie Friedman
  • Perspective – Elisa Subin
  • I Witness – Lonnie Monka
  • When the Full Moon – Lonnie Monka
  • Chanukah in the North – Roger Nash
  • Laissez-Faire (Afghanistan) – Roger Nash
  • Poem for Tu BiSh’vat – Steven M. Critelli
  • Ben Azai Explains – Daniel Polish
  • Ethical Will – Pamela Wax

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