Past Events


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 Recharging Judaism: Two Conversations with
                         
           
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"
 


                           
 

 
            
                      
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:
 
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
  
              
 
 
                                      
 
        
 
Creating a Jewish Money Ethic: Author Talk with
 
                                      
Attend Amplifier's webinar with Rabbi Mary L. Zamore, editor of The Sacred Exchange: A Jewish Money Ethic, the newest publication from CCAR Press. Topics from the anthology, such as what Jewish values and ethics have to say about money and wealth will be discussed. Each participant who joins the live webinar will receive a copy of the book. The conversation will be recorded.

 

                
 

 
                                      
 
        
 
Money Talks: Creating a Jewish Money Ethic
 
1200 N. La Brea Avenue
West Hollywood, CA 90038
                                      
Join Congregation Kol Ami for a book panel discussion on The Sacred Exchange: A Jewish Money Ethic, the newest 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.  
 


  
                

 
                         
  
        
 
Official Book Launch 
 
One East 65th Street 
New York, NY 
                         
Temple Emanu-El of NYC is hosting a celebration of Jewish values as portrayed in the newest 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 Rabbi Hara Person and Dr. Alyssa Gray.  
  

          
                 

 
                                      
 
        
 
Shabbat Service with Poet Alden Solovy 
The Act and Action of Prayer 
 
8501 Ridge Rd.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45326
                  
Join Rockdale Temple as they welcome poet 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). Alden will speak during Shabbat service, where he will share his liturgical poems. He will also make a presentation after dinner.

                

 
                                      
 
        
 
Author Talk with
 
401 City Center Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23606
  
                                    
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.
  

  
                             
 

                                     
 
        
 
The Art and Act of Prayer: An Evening with Liturgist
 
9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122
 
                                    
Attend an interactive session at Beth Israel where 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), will talk about the purpose and power of prayer.  
               
                         
 

 

        
The Jewish Animal Welfare Retreat 
 
2019 Shamayim V'Aretz 4th Annual National Retreat
with  
 
                                                                                                                    
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.  
 

 
 
            
  
 
        
 
Shabbat Services with
 
1200 N La Brea Avenue
West Hollywood, CA 90038
 
                                                             
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.
              
                         
 
 

                                      
 
         
 
Shabbat Services with
 
Sinai Temple
1100 Dickinson St.
Springfield, MA 01108
                         
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).