RRC Graduation 2023/5783: The Rabbis’ Response
The Reconstructionist Rabbinical College’s graduating class of 2023/5783 marked the profound moment of transition by creating a beautiful ritual that incorporates the birkat kohanim, the priestly blessing. It is one of the oldest and most powerful blessings of the Jewish tradition.
You Should Know… Rabbinical Student Stephanie Breitsman, Inspector of Torah Scrolls
The rabbi in training at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Wyncote just felt “anxious around Torah,” she said. Like the people at synagogue who are afraid to volunteer to lift the Torah during services, she was worried she would drop it and offend God … or something like that.
Rabbi Copeland (’00): At My Synagogue, I’ll Take 20 Mennonites Over One Armed Guard
Rabbi Mychal Copeland, RRC ‘00, reflects on the security provided by deep connection.