Ravblog is the blog of the Central Conference of American Rabbis. The blog features contributions from leadership and staff members of the Central Conference of American Rabbis as well as articles posted by guests. A wide variety of topics are covered. Some address specific congregational issues. Some posts are about the Jewish world beyond synagogue life. New posts appear almost daily. A search function helps you to find the posts most applicable to your situation. This annotation is being written on Purim and a search for Purim revealed a thoughtful post about reinterpreting Purim in a less literal way; challenging a clear cut differentiation between blessing and curse. Ravblog represents a Jewish community anchored in tradition while also considering creative ways to apply Jewish principles to contemporary situations. A comment section invites readers to participate in the conversation.
Reviewed by Tim Shapiro