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
 

 
 
                         
  
 
        
 
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.
                
All are welcome! 
  
                
 

                                      
 
         
 
Shabbat Services with
 
1100 Dickinson St.
Springfield, MA 01108
 
Friday, March 8, 2019
7:30 PM
 
                                    
Come to services at Sinai Temple as poet and liturgist Alden Solovy joins Rabbi Jeremy Master on the bima to share his creative liturgy and poetry from his two CCAR Press publications,  This Grateful Heart: Psalms and Prayers for a New Day (CCAR Press, 2017) and This Joyous Soul: A New Voice for Ancient Yearnings (CCAR Press, 2019).
                
All are welcome! 
  
                

 
           
  
 
        
 
Shabbat Services with
 
1200 N La Brea Avenue
West Hollywood, CA 90038
 
Friday, March 15, 2019
8:00 PM
 
                                    
Join Congregation Kol Ami of West Hollywood as they welcome poet and liturgist, Alden Solovy, author of This Grateful Heart: Psalms and Prayers for a New Day (CCAR Press 2017) and This Joyous Soul: A New Voice for Ancient Yearnings (CCAR Press 2019), to speak during Shabbat services.
 
All are welcome! 
                         
 
 
The Jewish Animal Welfare Retreat 
 
2019 Shamayim V'Aretz 4th Annual National Retreat
with  
 
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. 
 
 
 
 
                         
  
 
        
 
Author Talk with
 
401 City Center Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23606
 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
 
                                    
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 the UJCVP on 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.
 

All are welcome!
 
*There is a $5 per person charge for those who do not have a passport membership with the UJCVP. 
  
                
 
 
                         
  
 
        
 
Official Book Launch 
 
One East 65th Street 
New York, NY 
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
7:00 PM
                        
Temple Emanu-El of NYC is hosting a celebration of Jewish values as portrayed in the forthcoming publication from CCAR Press, The Sacred Exchange: Creating a Jewish Money Ethic. Join for a thoughtful panel discussion about Judaism and wealth moderated by Rabbi Andy Kahn and featuring Rabbis Mary L. Zamore, Jill Jacobs, and Joel Mosbacher. Opening notes by Dr. Alyssa Gray.  
 
This free event will preceded by a reception  at 6:30 PM and followed by book signing at 8:00 PM. 
 


  
                
 

 
                         
  
 
        
 
Money Talks: Creating a Jewish Money Ethic
 
1200 N. La Brea Avenue
West Hollywood, CA 90038
 
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
6:30 PM
                        
Join Congregation Kol Ami for a book panel discussion on The Sacred Exchange: A Jewish Money Ethic, the forthcoming publication from CCAR Press. Rabbi Denise Eger will be moderating a panel discussion on the ethics of money with contributors Rabbi Max Chaiken, Rabbi Arthur Gross-Schaefer, Rabbi Leah Lewis, and Rabbi Zoe Klein Miles.  
At 6:30 there will be a reception with a chance to purchase copies of The Sacred Exchange and mingle with the contributors. Wine and cheese will be served.