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Conservative Movement Statement on Arrest of Israeli Rabbi Dov Haiyun
Posted on July 20, 2018

We, the Masorti/Conservative Movement representing two million Jews around the world, are outraged by the arrest this morning of Rabbi Dov Haiyun of Moriah Congregation in Haifa,...

We, the Masorti/Conservative Movement representing two million Jews around the world, are outraged by the arrest this morning of Rabbi Dov Haiyun of Moriah Congregation in Haifa, who was awoken at 5:30 am by police for the "crime" of officiating at a wedding outside the authority of the...

RA Condemns Detention of Masorti Rabbi
Posted on July 19, 2018

Following Thursday's police detention of Rabbi Dov Haiyun, a Conservative (Masorti) rabbi in Israel, detained in the wake of a complaint lodged by the Haifa Rabbinical Court...

Following Thursday's police detention of Rabbi Dov Haiyun, a Conservative (Masorti) rabbi in Israel, detained in the wake of a complaint lodged by the Haifa Rabbinical Court against him - which claimed that he has been officiating at weddings outside the framework of Israel's Orthodox Chief...

Conservative/Masorti Movement Condemns Decision of Israel’s Interior Ministry on Uganda’s Abayudaya
Posted on June 6, 2018

In a blow to the unity of the Jewish people, Israel’s Interior Ministry last week rejected the aliyah application of Kibita Yosef, a member of the Abayudaya Jewish community...

In a blow to the unity of the Jewish people, Israel’s Interior Ministry last week rejected the aliyah application of Kibita Yosef, a member of the Abayudaya Jewish community of Uganda, currently in Israel as a volunteer on a kibbutz. Explaining its May 31 refusal, a ministry...

Administrative Assistant
Posted on May 14, 2018

The Rabbinical Assembly, the international membership organization of Conservative rabbis is hiring an Administrative Assistant to help our organization better serve our members....

The Rabbinical Assembly, the international membership organization of Conservative rabbis is hiring an Administrative Assistant to help our organization better serve our members. This person will be a point of first contact between our membership and our professional staff as we transition to an...

RA Statement on Iranian Attack on Israel
Posted on May 11, 2018

In response to Iranian rocket attacks against Israel late Wednesday night, the Rabbinical Assembly released the following statement: Wednesday, Iranian forces fired some 20...

In response to Iranian rocket attacks against Israel late Wednesday night, the Rabbinical Assembly released the following statement: Wednesday, Iranian forces fired some 20 rockets at the Golan Heights, marking the first time the regime has directly attacked Israel from Syria....

RA Mourns Tragic Death of Jewish Leader Rabbi Aaron Panken
Posted on May 6, 2018

Rabbi Julie Schonfeld, RA’s chief executive officer, pays emotional tribute to leader of Reform seminary On the occasion of the tragic and untimely passing of Rabbi Aaron...

Rabbi Julie Schonfeld, RA’s chief executive officer, pays emotional tribute to leader of Reform seminary On the occasion of the tragic and untimely passing of Rabbi Aaron Panken z”l, President of Hebrew Union College, Rabbi Julie Schonfeld, Chief Executive Officer of the Rabbinical...

International Day of Halakhic Study 2018
Posted on May 1, 2018

The CJLS is launching an exciting new program, the International Day of Halakhic Study,  a movement-wide day on which Conservative/Masorti congregations, communities, and...

The CJLS is launching an exciting new program, the International Day of Halakhic Study,  a movement-wide day on which Conservative/Masorti congregations, communities, and schools will come together to study a specific teshuvah of the CJLS. During the Jewish year of 5778 (2017-2018), the...

Reflections from Day Three of Convention 2018 in Chicago
Posted on April 25, 2018

By Rabbi Michael Friedland, Chair, Rabbinical Assembly Convention 2018 Day three began with Brad Artson, Dean’s Chair of the Ziegler Rabbinical School, reminding us to...

By Rabbi Michael Friedland, Chair, Rabbinical Assembly Convention 2018 Day three began with Brad Artson, Dean’s Chair of the Ziegler Rabbinical School, reminding us to consider what is our purpose as Conservative Jews and Conservative rabbis. The malaise that seems to be so prominent when...

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