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Rabbinical Assembly Calls on Israel to Admit Yehuda Kimani on Student Visa
Posted on February 12, 2018

The Kenyan Jewish leader has been denied entry to Israel twice, despite having been converted by Conservative rabbis. The Rabbinical Assembly, the world-wide body representing...

The Kenyan Jewish leader has been denied entry to Israel twice, despite having been converted by Conservative rabbis. The Rabbinical Assembly, the world-wide body representing Conservative/Masorti movement rabbis, issued the following statement after Yehuda Kimani, the Kenyan Jewish...

Rabbinical Assembly Calls on Israel to Safeguard Rights of African Asylum Seekers
Posted on January 31, 2018

R.A. opposes current plan to rapidly deport would-be refugees from Sudan and Eritrea. The Rabbinical Assembly, the official body representing rabbis in the Conservative/...

R.A. opposes current plan to rapidly deport would-be refugees from Sudan and Eritrea. The Rabbinical Assembly, the official body representing rabbis in the Conservative/Masorti movement, issued the following statement regarding African asylum-seekers in Israel: As Jews, we are...

RA Executive Council Receives Blue Ribbon Commission Report on Standards of Practice
Posted on January 24, 2018

Conservative rabbis uphold intermarriage officiation ban, call for reconsideration of attendance ban The Rabbinical Assembly, receiving a report by its Blue Ribbon Commission...

Conservative rabbis uphold intermarriage officiation ban, call for reconsideration of attendance ban The Rabbinical Assembly, receiving a report by its Blue Ribbon Commission, reaffirmed and further applied its standards on Conservative movement rabbinic officiation at intermarriages,...

Movement Statement on Jerusalem
Posted on December 7, 2017

The Rabbinical Assembly, United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism and the entire worldwide Masorti/Conservative Movement listed below, issued the following statement today...

The Rabbinical Assembly, United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism and the entire worldwide Masorti/Conservative Movement listed below, issued the following statement today following President Trump’s announcement that the United States will recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital...

Movement Statement on Sexual Harassment and Abuse
Posted on November 28, 2017

​In light of the growing number of reports of sexual harassment in recent weeks, as evidenced in the proliferation of posts using #MeToo and #GamAni hashtags, the Conservative...

​In light of the growing number of reports of sexual harassment in recent weeks, as evidenced in the proliferation of posts using #MeToo and #GamAni hashtags, the Conservative Jewish movement, as represented by the Rabbinical Assembly, the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, Women'...

Conservative Judaism and Covenantal Love
Posted on October 16, 2017

A summary of our recent Pastoral Letter: Not new policy, but an articulation for its reasons and a call for renewed and deeper welcome for ALL couples and families who seek a home...

A summary of our recent Pastoral Letter: Not new policy, but an articulation for its reasons and a call for renewed and deeper welcome for ALL couples and families who seek a home in Conservative/Masorti communities! We hope that this letter finds you beginning a new year...

Statement on Las Vegas Mass Shooting
Posted on October 2, 2017

On the night of October 1, 2017, a gunman opened fire on a crowd of concert goers on the Las Vegas Strip, killing over 58 and injuring over 500 people. The Rabbinical Assembly...

On the night of October 1, 2017, a gunman opened fire on a crowd of concert goers on the Las Vegas Strip, killing over 58 and injuring over 500 people. The Rabbinical Assembly is horrified by the senseless and brutal attack on the hundreds attending a country music festival in Las Vegas. It is...

Conservative Movement Protests Kotel and Conversion Setbacks
Posted on September 7, 2017

This letter, signed by approximately 400 Conservative Movement institutions, petitions the Prime Minister to urgently address the damage to Israel/Diaspora relations by the Kotel...

This letter, signed by approximately 400 Conservative Movement institutions, petitions the Prime Minister to urgently address the damage to Israel/Diaspora relations by the Kotel deal freeze and pending conversion legislation that will for the first time place the question of "who is a Jew" in the...

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