Upcoming Events

Bring the conversation to your community.
Browse the list below to find an event near you!
bookevents@ccarpress.org or (212) 972-3636 x235

An Evening with Rabbi Sally Priesand
Franklin Federated Church
171 Main Street
 Franklin, MA 02038 
October 24, 2018   
JoinTemple Etz Chaim as they present Rabbi Sally Priesand, the first female ordained rabbi in America. Rabbi Priesand will share her "Reflections on My Life as a Rabbi."         
Free and open to the public! For more information, please contact Rosemary Buja.
Copies of The Sacred Calling: Four Decades of Women in the Rabbinate will be available for purchase, and to be signed by Rabbi Priesand.


7th Annual Saul Cohen-Schoke JFS Lecture
Spiritual Transformation: Changing the World from the Inside Out 
Ferguson Library, Stamford
One Public Library Plaza
Stamford, CT 06904 
November 8, 2018   
Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz, author of thirteen books on spirituality, social justice, and ethics, will be joining the Elayne and James Schoke Jewish Family Service Community as the keynote speaker of this year's lecture.    
Free and open to the public - all are welcome!
Copies of Pirkei Avot: A Social Justice Commentary will be available for purchase. Kosher dessert reception and author signing to follow the lecture.


Annual Rosin Scholar Shabbat Kallah
Monmouth Reform Temple
332 Hance Ave
Tinton Falls, NJ 07724 
Saturday, December 15 - Sunday, December 16 
Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz will be visiting the Monmouth Reform Temple as their 2018 Shabbat Kallah guest for a weekend of learning and text study.  
Full schedule coming soon!
Please RSVP to Monmouth Reform Temple at 737-747-9365. The event is free, but donations are welcome! 


Official Book Launch
2027 Massachusetts Ave NW at Kivie Kaplan Way
Washington, DC 20036 
January 14, 2019  
                6:00 PM               
 Refreshments will be served at 5:30 PM 
    Join co-editors, Rabbis Seth M. Limmer and Jonah Dov Pesner; Publisher, Rabbi Hara Person; and contributors Rabbi David Saperstein, Rev. Cornell William Brooks, and fifth-year HUC-JIR rabbinic student Hilly Haber for a panel discussion, followed by Q&A, and book signing.  
Copies of the book will be available for purchase. 


3600 Riverside Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95818
Sunday, January 27, 2019
10:30 AM
Join Congregation B'nai Israel of Sacramento for a thoughtful discussion led by Rabbi Mona Alfi on social justice inspired by the forthcoming title Moral Resistance and Spiritual Authority (CCAR Press, 2018).
More information coming soon! 

585 Russell Ave
Wyckoff, NJ 07481 
Saturday evening,
February 2, 2019  
Sweet Tastes of Torah is an annual evening of study, discussion, learning, and fun sponsored by the North Jersey Board of Rabbis. This year's Keynote Speaker is Rabbi Josh Weinberg, president of ARZA and author of "Is There a Common Ground?",an essay that addresses bridging the gap between North American Jews and Israel that is featured in The Fragile Dialogue: New Voices in Liberal Zionism (CCAR Press, 2018).
The Fragile Dialogue wrestles with and attempts to frame the discourse surrounding Zionism and Israel in the 21st Century Progressive Jewish Community.

The Montag Family Speaker Series Presents: Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz
1589 Peachtree ST. NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
Friday, February 8 - Sunday, February 9 
The Temple community is thrilled to welcome Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz for a weekend of Torah and social justice.
Full schedule coming soon!
All are welcome! 
Copies of Pirkei Avot: A Social Justice Commentary will available for purchase. 

The Jewish Animal Welfare Retreat 
2019 Shamayim V'Aretz 4th Annual National Retreat
Pearlstone Conference & Retreat Center
           4110, 5425 Mt Gilead Rd 
Reisterstown, MD 21136
Friday, March 15 - Sunday, March 17 
The 4th annual national retreat of the Shamayim V'Aretz Institute is now open for registration! This retreat will focus upon educating on key campaigns in improving the lives of animals, as well as on ending the worst practices in the kosher industry.
The retreat will include delicious vegan meals, insightful talks and presentations, community building, spiritual growth, outdoor activities, and lots of fun!
Founder and CEO of the Shamayim V'Aretz, Rabbi Yanklowitz is also the author of "Animal Kingdom," a chapter regarding our moral responsibility towards God's living creatures in Seven Days, Many Voices (CCAR Press 2017), and Pirkei Avot: A Social Justice Commentary, which will be available for purchase at the retreat.  
    Registration Required.