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August 21, 2014

Journey to Hillel

Rabbi Susan Schein, ’03, took a unique path to the rabbinate. Now The Jewish Ledger describes her journey to a new Hillel position. MORE
June 12, 2014

Beginning Their Journeys

The Jewish Exponent profiles two of RRC's exceptional 2014 grads: Nicholas Renner and Tamara Cohen.  MORE
May 29, 2014

An Antidote for Islamophobia

In The Huffington Post, Rabbi Rachel Gartner, ’02, encourages Jews to rebuke anti-Muslim speech and promote respect for people of all faiths. MORE
April 25, 2014

30 Years in a New Light

The Jewish Exponent details the Reconstructionist journey of congregation Or Hadash, led by Rabbi Joshua Waxman, ’03, through the eyes of one its founders. MORE
March 27, 2014

Bringing Their Torah Home

Rabbi Katie Mizrahi, ’05, leads congregants of Or Shalom as they walk to their new home in San Francisco. MORE
February 7, 2014

Lay Leaders Step up to the Plate

What’s a congregation to do when they don’t have a fulltime rabbi? In the case of Temple Beth Sholom in Salem, Oregon, community members—including one congregant who is blind—volunteer to lead services. MORE
January 14, 2014

Reconstructing the New Testament

A sermon by Visiting Professor Rev. Hal Tausig inspires comment from The New York Times. Taussig is one of 10 collaborators who shaped A New New Testament. MORE
November 6, 2013

Open the Doors!

In his eJewish Philanthropy piece, George Wielechowski, encourages us to “develop more and different paths to fully welcome New American Jews.” MORE
November 5, 2013

Beit Tikvah Welcomes Rabbi Larry Pinsker

Rabbi Larry Pinsker, RRC ’76, is the new spiritual leader at Beit Tikvah in Baltimore. The Baltimore Sun highlights his plan to reach out to Jews who are looking for ways to re-engage and reconnect with the Jewish faith. MORE
August 13, 2013

Dual Headlines in Ottawa

Rabbi Elizabeth Bolton, ’96, talks to the Canadian press about becoming the first female and first gay rabbi of an Ottawa congregation. MORE
August 13, 2013

Unearthing One Truth, Then Another

Rabbi Jane Litman, ’89, shares her wisdom in the Forward’s look at how transitioning gender and converting to Judaism sometimes go hand in hand. MORE

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