Message from the Chair – October 2021

After the busy-ness of the holiday season, it feels like our year is just starting at CCM.  Our new administrator, Michelle, is settling in and doing well.  We are so happy to have her. A new Madrich Training class started last week with eight new students.  Our...

CCM Practice Lab

  We invite you to join the first ever Center for Contemporary Mussar Practice Lab! The Practice Lab is open and free to all CCM community members – beginning this Tuesday, October 12th from 7:00 to 8:30pm (Eastern Time). The lab will meet on the second Tuesday...

In Praise of Cheshvan

In Praise of Cheshvan October ’21 / Cheshvan ‘82 Rabbi Joshua Boettiger, CCM Associate Rosh Yeshiva After the pageantry of the month of Tishrei (when the High Holy Days take place), many note that the month of Cheshvan, which has no holidays in it, seems bitter in...

Message from the Chair – September 2021

Ever since I became a student of Mussar in 2009, the High Holidays have had a different resonance for me.  In my pre-Mussar days, I appreciated the month of Elul, and particularly the Selichot service, as an opportunity to reflect, seek forgiveness from others and...

CCM Welcomes New Administrator Michelle Bross

We feel so fortunate to have found Michelle Bross as our new Administrator.  Michelle comes to CCM with years of experience as an office administrator and business owner. She is a dedicated, organized, creative and technically skilled professional who served six years...