These were my comments at the NAACP Rally at the beginning of the Journey for Justice. This is a 40 day+ march from Selma, Alabama to Washington, D.C. The Central Conference of American Rabbis is partnering with the NAACP and other African American Civil Rights groups to call attention to the systemic racism in our…Read more »
Listen to the interview I did about becoming the President of the Central Conference of American Rabbis. Rabbi Eger interview on NPR program at WHYY Philadelphia
This is a wonderful article written in the Jewish Journal. I am proud to share it with you about my upcoming term as President of the CCAR. Rabbi Denise Eger seeks to open doors wider to all Jews.
The Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR) condemns Monday’s attacks on Egged buses carrying advertisements of Women of the Wall in the ultra-Orthodox Jerusalem neighborhood, Mea Shearim. These buses were apparently targeted for violence because they feature advertisements placed by Women of the Wall, inviting young women becoming Bat Mitzvah to read from the Torah…Read more »
This is very important. Sunday word of the Mandelblit Commission’s plan was leaked to the press. This was a commission appointed by PM Netanyahu in Israel to follow up on the grand compromise arrived at by Natan Sharansky, head of the Jewish Agency and Diaspora Jewish leaders on prayer at the Kotel, the symbol of…Read more »
Court Ruling Strikes Down Proposition 8 in Narrow Decision; Important Step Forward Rabbis Rick Jacobs and Jonathan Stein: While the decision is narrow, it is nonetheless an important step forward in the achievement of marriage equality. Contact: Sean Thibault or Noah Baron202.387.2800 | firstname.lastname@example.org Washington, D.C. February 7th, 2012 – In response to the Ninth…Read more »
Last week was intense. I spent most of the week in New Orleans at the annual Central Conference of American Rabbis 122nd annual convention (#ccar11). The best part of the convention is always seeing old friends. Well they aren’t necessarily old but people I have known a long time. The thing about rabbis is that…Read more »