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 x241

View past events here.
 
 

 
            
                       
Two Conversations and Book Signing with
 
Monday, July 22 and Tuesday, July 23
           
       
36 Massey Ave
Chautauqua, NY 14722 
 
Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, co-author of Moral Resistance and Spiritual Authority: Our Jewish Obligation to Social Justice (CCAR Press 2019), will be speaking at the Everett Jewish Life Center about our ancient obligation to bring justice to the world and how, as a community, we can work towards creating a more just society for all.
 
Copies of Moral Resistance and Spiritual Authority will be available for purchase.
 
Monday:
3:30-4:30 pm Lecture
Anti-Semitism, White Supremacy and Bigotry in Policy and Practice: How the Jewish Community can Respond, and Create a More Just Society for all.
4:30 pm Book Signing by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner
 
Tuesday
12:30-1:30 pm Brown Bag Lunch Talk with Rabbi Pesner
 
More information here!
 
              

            
                       
 Recharging Judaism: Two Conversations with
 
Friday, August 16 and Saturday, August 17
           
           
312 Thayer Dr
Richland, WA 99352
 
            
Judy Seldin-Cohen, co-author of Recharging Judaism: How Civic Engagement is Good for Synagogues, Jews, and America (CCAR Press, 2018) will be speaking at Congregation Beth Sholom about how civic engagement can redefine synagogue life. Recharging Judaism is a finalist of the 2018 National Jewish Book Award in Contemporary Jewish Life and Practice.
 
Friday evening:
5:30 pm Service
6:15 pm Dairy Potluck Dinner and Author Talk
"How an NFL Team Executive Wrote a Book With Her Rabbi"
 
Saturday morning:
10:00 am Service
Kiddush and Discussion
"Responding to Complaints on the Civic Engagement Journey"
 


  
              

            
                       
 Shabbat Dinner and Lunch and Learn with
 
Friday, August 23 at 6:15 PM and Saturday, August 24 at 12:30 PM
           
           
3700 Rodney Parham Rd
Little Rock, AR 72212
 
            
Temple B'nai Israel of Little Rock, Arkansas hosts special guest, Rabbi Debra Robbins. She will be discussing her new book, Opening Your Heart With Psalm 27, over Shabbat Dinner following an abbreviated Mishkan HaLev Service. Join a Shabbat Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Robbins the following day for further discussion.
 
 
Copies of Opening Your Heart With Psalm 27 will be available. All are welcome!


  
                


 
            
         

 

Book Launch: Celebrations, Learning, and Book Signing for Opening Your Heart with Psalm 27
with Rabbi Debra Robbins
 
Thursday, August 29 at 7:00 PM
 
 
Temple Emanu-El
8500 Hillcrest
 Dallas, TX 75255
            
Join Temple Emanu-El for an evening of celebration and learning in honor of Rabbi Debra Robbins' most recent publication, Opening Your Heart With Psalm 27 (CCAR Press, 2019).
 
Copies of the book will be available for purchase. More information coming soon!

  
                

 
                         
        

 

 Rabbi Debra Robbins: Opening Your Heart with Psalm 27
 
Friday, September 20 at 6:00 PM
       
477 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02215  
     
Rabbi Debra Robbins will join Temple Israel's clergy team in leading QS services. Rabbi Robbins most recent publication Opening Your Heart with Psalm 27: A Spiritual Practice for the Jewish New Year (CCAR Press, 2019) and will share her work with the congregation as they prepare spiritually for the High Holy Days.

Copies of the book will be available for purchase following the service.
            


 
            
         

 

The Goodness of Good Looks Like…: A Conversation about Psalm 27
with Rabbi Debra Robbins
 
Thursday, September 26 at 7:00 PM
       
8500 Hillcrest
Dallas, TX 75255
     
During the month of Elul and the High Holy Day and Festival season, we reflect on our
relationships, choices, beliefs, and practices, and consider where and how to make repairs,
adjustments, and atonement. Rabbi Debra Robbins, the inspiring author of Opening Your Heart
with Psalm 27
(CCAR Press, 2019), invites us to join in conversation about this process of
reflection.

Copies of the book will be available for purchase.
            

 

 
            
         

 

Lunch in the Sukkah: Three Choices for the End of the Sacred Season

Setting Intentions with Rabbi Debra Robbins
 
Thursday, October 17 at 12:00 PM
 
8500 Hillcrest
Dallas, TX 75255
         
Set goals for living more deliberately in the New Year with Rabbi Debra Robbins, author of the newly published Opening Your Heart with Psalm 27.
 
Copies of the book will be available for purchase.
 
More information coming soon!
            
            

                         
            
                       
 2019 Rabbi Joshua Trachtenberg Memorial Lecture
 
Friday, October 25th at 7:30pm
           
           
1666 Windsor Road
Teaneck, NJ 07666
 
            
Rabbi Mary L. Zamore will give the 2019 Rabbi Joshua Trachtenberg Memorial Lecture at Temple Emeth in Teaneck, NJ. This annual lecture memorializes Rabbi Trachtenberg's legacy of scholarship and the pursuit of truth. Rabbi Zamore will discuss the conversations she sparked in her most recent book, The Sacred Exchange: Creating a Jewish Money Ethic (CCAR Press, 2019).
 
 
More information coming soon!