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

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. 


Chicago Book Launch
Chicago Sinai Congregation
15 W. Delaware Place
Chicago, IL 60610 
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019
6:00 PM
Join co-editor, Rabbi Seth M. Limmer in conversation with contributors Rabbi Shoshanah Conover and Rabbi Edwin Goldberg for a night of inspired discussion revolving around the newest CCAR Press publication, Moral Resistance and Spiritual Authority (CCAR Press, 2018).
Moderated by Barb Markoff, investigative producer for ABC7, the evening serves as a reminder of our essential role in creating a more just, righteous, and equitable world for all.
All are welcome!
$25 for admittance to reception and one copy of Moral Resistance and Spiritual Authority. Event is otherwise free.

Moral Resistance & Spiritual Authority:
Living Dr. King's Legacy 
Temple Shaaray Teflia
250 E 79th Street 
New York, NY 10075
Sunday, January 20, 2019
7:00 PM
Rabbi Joel Mosbacher, Senior Rabbi of Temple Shaaray Tefila and contributor to the newest publication from CCAR Press, Moral Resistance and Spiritual Authority: Our Jewish Obligation to Social Justice, will moderate a panel discussion regarding the what and how of our Jewish obligation to pursue social justice. Panelists include co-editor Rabbi Seth M. Limmer, DHL, and contributing authors Rabbi Stephanie Kolin, Rabbi Rachel Timoner, and Rabbi Joshua Stanton.  

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.

Feed Your Mind, Feed Your Soul
750 United Street
Key West, FL 33040
Friday, February 8 
Join Congregation B'nai Zion Key West as they welcome guest speaker Judy Seldin-Cohen co-author of Recharging Judaism: How Civic Engagement is Good for Synagogues, Jews, and America for their Shabbat dinner.

All are welcome! 

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.

Alembik Lecture - My Life as a Prayer with
5645 Dupree Drive
Sandy Springs, GA 30327
Sunday, March 3, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Poet and liturgist Alden Solovy presents a special guest lecture revolving around his two publications from CCAR Press, This Grateful Heart: Psalms and Prayers for a New Day and This Joyous Soul: A New Voice for Ancient Yearnings.
More information coming soon.
All are welcome! 

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.