Central Conference of American Rabbis

Type: Organization
Name: Central Conference of American Rabbis
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

What's the buzz: Rabbi goes bald for cancer charity

Rabbi Benjamin David, the Adath Emanu-El spiritual leader who completed his run in last year’s Boston Marathon shortly before two bomb blasts brought terror and destruction to what until then had been a celebration, hoped to compete again at this year’s ... [Published Burlington Country Times - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Rabbi goes bald in support of pediatric cancer research

Glenwood — Rabbi Elizabeth Dunsker of Congregation Kol Ami was recently in Chicago to attend the Central Conference of American Rabbis and to get a haircut on behalf of the St. Baldrick's Foundation, which sponsors pediatric cancer research. The group ... [Published Columbian.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Rabbi goes bald to support pediatric cancer research

Glenwood — Rabbi Elizabeth Dunsker of Congregation Kol Ami was in Chicago recently to attend the Central Conference of American Rabbis and to get a haircut on behalf of the St. Baldrick's Foundation, which sponsors pediatric cancer research. The group ... [Published Columbian.com - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

Rabbis shave heads in cancer fundraisers

Prompted by the death of a colleague’s 8-year-old son, more than 50 rabbis shaved their heads onTuesday to raise money for pediatric-cancer research.The “Shave for the Brave” event, which has raised $550,000 of the rabbis’ $613,000 goal, tookplace in ... [Published Columbus Dispatch - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 3 reports

Mondelez International Chairman & CEO Describes How Her Jewish Background and Perspective Guide Her Professional Life

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/02/14 -- Mondelēz International Chairman and CEO Irene Rosenfeld told a gathering of North American Reform rabbis how Judaism guides her professional life and leadership of one of the world's largest food and beverage ... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Rabbis shave heads for a cause

Prompted by the death of a colleague’s son, more than 50 rabbis shaved their heads Tuesday (April 1) to raise money for pediatric cancer research. Photo courtesy of Central Conference of American Rabbis Annual ConventionThis image is available for Web ... [Published Religion News Service - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

54 Reform Rabbis Shaved Their Heads, Raised Over $540K to Support Pediatric Cancer Research, Substantially More Than Original Goal of $360K

"Shave for the Brave" Event Took Place During Central Conference of American Rabbis 125th Annual Convention, in Support of St. Baldrick's ... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Organization of Reform Rabbis Re-Introduces Ancient Practice of Omer for Modern Audience

SOURCE: Central Conference of American RabbisOmer: A Counting, Published by CCAR Press, Presents Ritual in a New Light, Allowing Modern Reform Jews to Access Ancient PracticeCHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Apr 1, 2014) - For generations, the period between ... [Published MarketWired - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

Reform Rabbis Highlight Healthcare Inequality & Immigration Injustice at Annual Convention

- North America's Reform rabbis took on the sometimes-ignored human costs of two of today's pressing social issues: immigration policy and healthcare inequality.The rabbis addressed the topics in two sessions -- "Undocumented and Unafraid: Standing Strong ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Dozens of local rabbis to shave heads to raise money

(CHICAGO) (WLS) -- A special fundraiser is taking place Tuesday to raise awareness of and funding for pediatric cancer research.It's one of the many St. Baldrick's events - but this Shave for the Brave will be done by over 60 reform rabbis.Nearly 600 ... [Published WLS Chicago - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 2 reports

Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky Highlights Moral Dimension of U.S. Budget in Remarks to Reform Rabbi Convention in

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 03/31/14 -- At the opening ceremony of the 125th annual Convention : http://ctt.marketwire.com/?release=1102467&id=4052836&type=1&url=http%3a%2f%2fchicago.ccarnet.org%2f of the Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR) ... [Published Live-PR.com - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 3 reports

Central Conference of American Rabbis to Hold 125th Annual Convention in Chicago -- March 30-April 2 2014

. The CCAR is the representative organization of nearly 2,000 Reform rabbis, the world's largest group of Jewish clergy. Over 570 registrants will gather to consider the future of Jewish life in ... ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 24 2014]

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...Dunsker raised $7,600 with the help of Bat Mitzvah student Anna Amundson. "When we feel helpless, the thing to do is act" Dunsker said...
"Through our work, our friendships and our personal lives, each one of us has experienced the pain and hurt cancer brings to an individual and their loved ones. We are honored to participate in the 'Shave for the Brave' fundraiser, and to support St. Baldrick's in its efforts to research pediatric cancer, and find a cure" Treiser said
"We were sympathizing and empathizing with this colleague," Caruso said. "Then we discovered someone in our temple community that made it incredibly real in a different way, a 5-year-old girl bravely battling a brain tumor."
...She attributed the frenzy to an "anxiety about this very brazen American woman, who was trying to take over a British icon."

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What's the buzz: Rabbi goes bald for cancer cha... [Published Burlington Country Times - Apr 20 2014]
Rabbi goes bald in support of pediatric cancer ... [Published Columbian.com - Apr 16 2014]
Rabbis shave heads for cancer research [Published Jewish News of Greater Phoenix - Apr 13 2014]
Rabbis’ mass head-shaving inspired by ‘Superman... [Published The Jewish Voice and Herald - Apr 11 2014]
Rabbi Ruth Adar goes bald to raise funds for ca... [Published Jewish News Weekly - Apr 11 2014]
Close Shave For A Good Cause [Published Jewish Week - Apr 09 2014]
Close shave for Rabbi Caruso nets big bucks for... [Published Cleveland Jewish news - Apr 09 2014]
Rabbi goes bald to support pediatric cancer res... [Published Columbian.com - Apr 09 2014]
North Pinellas religion news and notes for April 9 [Published Tampa Bay Times - Apr 08 2014]
Rabbis shave heads in cancer fundraisers [Published Columbus Dispatch - Apr 04 2014]
Rabbis 'shave for the brave,' going bald to boo... [Published Cleveland.com - Apr 03 2014]
Rabbis go bald in honor of son they lost to cancer [Published New York Daily News - Apr 03 2014]
Mondelez CEO on kosher for Passover Cadbury eggs [Published Investor's Business Daily - Apr 03 2014]
Shaved rabbis raise $575,000 for cancer researc... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Apr 03 2014]
Rabbis’ mass head-shaving inspired by ‘Superman... [Published JTA - Apr 03 2014]
Mississippi rabbis join the clean pate club for... [Published Clarion-Ledger - Apr 02 2014]
Mondelez International Chairman & CEO Describes... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 02 2014]
Rabbis shave heads for a cause [Published Religion News Service - Apr 02 2014]
Mondelez International Chairman & CEO Describes... [Published Reuters - Apr 02 2014]
Mondelez International Chairman & CEO Describes... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 02 2014]
70 Rabbis 'Shave For The Brave' And Raise Over ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 02 2014]
54 Reform Rabbis Shaved Their Heads, Raised Ove... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 02 2014]
Organization of Reform Rabbis Re-Introduces Anc... [Published MarketWired - Apr 01 2014]
COMMENTARY: What the Presbyterians got wrong on... [Published Religion News Service - Apr 01 2014]
Reform Rabbis Highlight Healthcare Inequality &... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 01 2014]
Reform Rabbis Highlight Healthcare Inequality &... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 01 2014]
Dozens of local rabbis to shave heads to raise ... [Published WLS Chicago - Apr 01 2014]
Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky Highlights Moral D... [Published Live-PR.com - Mar 31 2014]
Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky Highlights Moral D... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Mar 31 2014]
2 rabbis to shave heads for national fundraiser [Published Clarion-Ledger - Mar 29 2014]
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Mondelez International Chairman & CEO Describes... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 02 2014]
Irene Rosenfeld Addressed Reform Rabbis on "Moses, Madoff, and Mondelez" at Annual Convention of Central Conference of American Rabbis in Chicago ...
54 Reform Rabbis Shaved Their Heads, Raised Ove... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 02 2014]
"Shave for the Brave" Event Took Place During Central Conference of American Rabbis 125th Annual Convention, in Support of St. Baldrick's ...
Reform Rabbis Highlight Healthcare Inequality &... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 01 2014]
Rabbis Commit to Action on U.S. Social Justice Issues at 125th Annual Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR) Convention in Chicago ...
Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky Highlights Moral D... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Mar 31 2014]
At the Opening Ceremony for the 125th Annual Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR) Convention, Speakers, Including First Female Bishop of Evangelical Lutheran Church, an Orthodox Rabbi and Schakowsky, Discussed Role of Religious Ideas in American ...
For Your Calendar: Over 60 Reform Rabbis to Sha... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Mar 27 2014]
"Shave for the Brave" Event to Take Place During Central Conference of American Rabbis' 125th Annual Convention, in Support of St. Baldrick's ...
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