CCAR

Alternative Spellings

Central Conference of American Rabbis

Definitions

  • a union of Reform Rabbis that determines pay and benefits, as well as who can work at Reform movement-affiliated synagogues

Example Sentences

  • The CCAR Biennial is in Long Beach this year; it's a who's-who of American Reform Rabbis!

Languages of Origin

English

Who Uses This

Organizations: People involved in a professional or volunteer capacity with Jewish nonprofit organizations

Dictionaries

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Notes

http://ccarnet.org/ It is considered one of the three central bodies of the Reform Movement as envisioned by Isaac M. Wise: the Union of American Hebrew Congregations (now called the Union for Reform Judaism), the Hebrew Union College, and the CCAR.

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