The Common Good

For Your Calendar: 125th Annual Convention Of The Central Conference Of American Rabbis (CCAR)

Source: PR Inside
Date: February 20, 2014

CHICAGO, IL and NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 02/20/14 -- The world's Reform rabbis will convene in Chicago Sunday, March 30, through Wednesday, April 2, 2014, for the 125th Convention of the Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR). The CCAR is the representative organization of nearly 2,000 Reform rabbis, the world's largest group of Jewish clergy…
HIGHLIGHTS:
Opening remarks from Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)
Mondelēz Chairman and CEO Irene Rosenfeld speaking about the challenges of navigating the corporate landscape with a Jewish sensibility - Moses, Madoff and Mondelēz
"Shave for the Brave" where over 50 rabbis will shave their heads to raise awareness of and funds for pediatric cancer research (Photo opportunity on Tuesday, April 1)
Interfaith conversation involving evangelical theologian Jim Wallis on the role of clergy in the elevation of and working for the "common good"
Tribute honoring Rabbi David Ellenson, Phd, former President of Hebrew Union College, who just recently retired