CCAR Newsletter May - June 2017 - 7

The Central Address for Continuing Education for All Reform Rabbis
Havah T'filah
A New Look at Festival and Shabbat Morning Services (with the ACC)
May 8-9, 2017
Los Angeles, CA
Register at the CCAR website: $180

First 100 Days: For Every Rabbi in Job Transition
with Steven Fox and Alan Henkin
May 24-25, 2017
New York, NY
Register at the CCAR website: $280

Seeking Everyday Holiness 2017: A CCAR Partnership
with The Mussar Institute
May 17-May 18, 2017
St. Louis, MO
Register at the CCAR website

Yom Iyyun for CCAR/MARAM Members
July 3, 2017
Registration opening soon!

Retirement Seminar with the Reform Pension Board
May 21-23, 2017
New York, NY
Registration now open!

Dates coming soon!
CCAR/ARZA Leadership Trip to Israel
Bringing Israel Home: For Rabbis and Their Community Leaders

CCAR Leadership Trip
February 4-10, 2018 (land dates)
This unique CCAR trip is for those who have not yet led community trips to
Israel and those who want to renew their connections to Israel. This is an
opportunity to spend a week learning in Israel with colleagues and from experts.
Experience new sites and perspectives on Israel. Deepen your relationship to
Israel and bring back new ideas and insights to your community.

CCAR Interfaith Trip
January 27-February 3, 2018 (land dates)
An exciting opportunity for CCAR rabbis and their local clergy partners. This
innovative trip offers a week of study and exploration of Israel through an
interfaith lens. This trip will show you a new side of Israel, and help strengthen
relationships with clergy from other religions.

More travel opportunities coming!

THE CCAR SUPPORTS ITS MEMBERS personally as well as professionally. Colleagues help

colleagues in a number of ways, as do CCAR Rabbinic Staff and lay leadership:
* Would you like to speak to a colleague about a
* Share news about you and your family with
professional issue? Our carefully selected and
other colleagues? Information may be sent to
trained CCAR Colleagues on Call, listed at the
CCAR website, are available to assist you.
* Seeking news about colleagues and
* Need help in a personal or professional crisis?
their families? You may find the listing of such
For the Rapid Response Hotline, please call Seth
information in the CCAR Newsletter, at CCAR's
Bernstein at 508-340-0951 or call Pearl Barlev
Facebook page, and at the CCAR website.
at 310-880-5849.
* Hoping to learn from colleagues who have
* Facing unemployment or underemployment? A
number of resources are available to you at the
CCAR website. Or, call a member of
the CCAR Rabbinic Staff.
* Are you or someone you know struggling
with addiction? CCAR's Alcohol and Addiction
Support (Rabbi Andrea Cosonowsky, chair)
is available to provide support to colleagues
who are dealing with addiction, along with
resources for rabbis looking to support others.

prevailed over an illness or other personal
hardship such as divorce? Contact carenet@
* Interested in talking about transitions?
Contracts? Difficult issues? Contact:
Steve Fox at,
Alan Henkin at
* Wish to assist colleagues or spouses of deceased
rabbis in emergency circumstances? Make
a contribution to the Hesed Fund and/or the
Mitzvah Fund at
* Want to discuss topics with colleagues or query

them? Check out CCAR's Facebook page,
RavKav, and RavBlog.
Please know that all conversations with a colleague
through any of these support opportunities will
be completely confidential, unless you disclose
communications of imminent danger to yourself
or others, or of harm to minors or incapacitated
persons. No ethical violations will be reported,
though each of us is encouraged to self-report a
direct breach of the CCAR Ethics Code.
* Resources for Recently Ordained Rabbis
* Sermon Seeds for High Holy Days
* LGBT Resources, including Gay
and Lesbian Marriage
* Sharing Sabbatical Experiences
* Creative Yom Kippur Afternoon Services
* Resources on Interfaith Marriage, including
CCAR webinar for temple presidents

For program updates, further details, and to register, please go to the CCAR website.
All previous teleconference calls and webinars are easily accessed at, including recordings and related materials. (Search by topic, speakers, theme, or date.)


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