Preparing for the New Machzor - Ccar Journal, Summer 2013 (Paperback)
Special edition of Reform Jewish Quarterly, the CCAR Journal, focusing on the machzor and the high holy days. Essays include "The New Reform Machzor is the Solution But What is Problem" by Rabbi Edwin Goldberg; "What Happens When We Use Poetry in Our Prayer Books-and Why?" by Rabbi Sheldon Marder; "The End of Liturgical Reform as We Know It" by Rabbi Leon A. Morris; "Lu Yehi" by Dr. Dalia Marx; "Machzor" by Dr. Richard S. Sarason; "A Tale of Three Machzorim" by Richard N. Levy; "Doing It Right or Doing It Well?" by Lawrence A. Hoffman; "When I Hear the Shofar I Taste Chocolate" by Cantor Evan Kent; "Love, Liturgy, Leadership" by Rabbi Elyse D. Frishman; "The Yamim Nora'im" by Rabbi Lawrence A. Englander; "The Calves of Our Lips" by Rabbi Leon A. Morris; "Baavur Sheani Noder Tzedakah Baado" by Rabbi Margaret Moers Wenig; "Visions for a New/Old Reform Yizkor Service" by Rabbi Donald B. Rossoff; "We, the Avaryanim, Chant Kol Nidrei" by Donald P. Cashman; "The Un'taneh Tokef Prayer-Sealing Our Faith, Not Our Fate" by Rabbi Y. Lindsey bat Joseph; "Viewing Un'taneh Tokef through a New Lens" by Rabbi Amy Scheinerman; "Mystical Journeys and Magical Letters" by Judith Z. Abrams; "The Machzor before the Machzor" by Dr. Aaron D. Panken; and "Yom Kippur in Moab" by Elsie R. Stern. Also included is a special poetry section related to the high holy days, and Maayanot, a special section of study on primary sources dedicated to the theme.