CCAR Journal: The Reform Jewish Quarterly



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Winter 2017

Fall 2016

Summer 2016

Spring 2016

Winter 2016

Fall 2015

Summer 2015

Spring 2015

Winter 2015

Fall 2014

Summer 2014

Spring 2014

Winter 2014

Fall 2013

Summer 2013

Spring 2013

Winter 2013

Fall 2012

Summer 2012

Spring 2012

Winter 2012

Fall 2011

Summer 2011

Spring 2011

Winter 2011


Special Symposium issues


Youth Engagement (Fall 2015)

Poetry After Auschwitz (Winter 2015)

Sacred Teaching and Spiritual Learning (Winter 2014)

Preparing for the New Machzor and the High Holidays (Summer 2013)

Inspiration and Opportunity: The Arts in Jewish Life (Winter 2013)

Gender and Judaism in Conversation (Fall 2012)

Judaism, Health, and Healing (Summer 2012)

Judaism and Science (Winter 2012)

New Visions of Jewish Community (Spring 2011)

Becoming a Rabbi after Ordination (Winter 2011)

Politics and Spirituality (Summer 2010)

Jewish Perspectives on Finances and the Marketplace (Spring 2010)

High Holy Day Liturgy (Spring 2009)

Synagogue Transformation (Winter 2009)

Tikkun Olam (Spring 2008)



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About the Journal


The CCAR Journal: The Reform Jewish Quarterly seeks to explore ideas and issues of Judaism and Jewish life, primarily - but not exclusively - from a Reform Jewish perspective, in both prose and poetry.

This highly regarded journal contains articles of contemporary interest to all Jews by leading members of the rabbinic, scholarly, and lay communities. It was previously published under the name Journal of Reform Judaism.

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