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...

Highlight on Madrichim: Marty Jacobs

Marty Jacobs serves as Treasurer, Board Member, and Madrich with CCM. Though he grew up in a Conservative Jewish household, Marty’s family didn’t have a strong expression of Jewish practice at home. His return to Judaism and discovery of mussar were both unexpected....