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Conservative Movement Statement on Violent Demonstrations in Charlottesville, VA
Posted on August 14, 2017

Dear Colleagues,  In the aftermath of violent demonstrations by white supremacists and their sympathizers in Charlottesville, Virginia, resulting in 3 deaths and many...

Dear Colleagues,  In the aftermath of violent demonstrations by white supremacists and their sympathizers in Charlottesville, Virginia, resulting in 3 deaths and many injuries, the Rabbinical Assembly and the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism issued the following statement: The...

The Blessing to Be Said Upon Witnessing a Solar or Lunar Eclipse
Posted on August 13, 2017

Thank you to our colleague Joshua Heller for preparing this teshuvah on the blessing to be said upon witnessing a solar or lunar eclipse.  The Blessing to Be Said Upon...

Thank you to our colleague Joshua Heller for preparing this teshuvah on the blessing to be said upon witnessing a solar or lunar eclipse.  The Blessing to Be Said Upon Witnessing a Solar or Lunar Eclipse Rabbi Joshua Heller OH 227 The Committee on Jewish Law and Standards of the...

Statement on "Blacklist" of Israel Rabbanut
Posted on July 11, 2017

The Rabbinical Assembly, in noting its many colleagues among the 160 rabbis blacklisted by the Chief Rabbinate of the State of Israel, who are deemed ineligible to authenticate...

The Rabbinical Assembly, in noting its many colleagues among the 160 rabbis blacklisted by the Chief Rabbinate of the State of Israel, who are deemed ineligible to authenticate the Jewishness of their congregants and community members, proudly stands by its rabbis on the list. ...

Conservative Jews Deplore Freeze in Creating Mixed-Area Prayer Space at Western Wall
Posted on June 26, 2017

NEW YORK — Following Sunday’s announcement that the Israeli government had frozen a plan to create an egalitarian prayer section of Jersualem’s Western Wall, the Conservative/...

NEW YORK — Following Sunday’s announcement that the Israeli government had frozen a plan to create an egalitarian prayer section of Jersualem’s Western Wall, the Conservative/Masorti movement, as represented by the Rabbinical Assembly, The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, Mercaz...

Using Siddur Lev Shalem on Shavuot
Posted on May 10, 2017

By Rabbi Edward Feld One of the special features of Lev Shalem is that it allows for an easy flow of holiday services. Once you turn to the Amidah for Yom Tov, the rest of the...

By Rabbi Edward Feld One of the special features of Lev Shalem is that it allows for an easy flow of holiday services. Once you turn to the Amidah for Yom Tov, the rest of the service flows from there, no need to turn back and forth.  The siddur also acknowledges the holiday in...

Conservative Movement Leaders Attend White House Meeting on Supreme Court Nominee
Posted on March 3, 2017

Following a White House meeting today in which administration officials sought to engage with national faith leaders regarding President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil...

Following a White House meeting today in which administration officials sought to engage with national faith leaders regarding President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court, Rabbi Julie Schonfeld, executive vice president of the Rabbinical Assembly, and...

2017 Convention Schedule
Posted on February 15, 2017

You will find an updated Convention schedule below (subject to change). We look forward to seeing many of you in Baltimore! Still haven't registered for Convention? Don't delay...

You will find an updated Convention schedule below (subject to change). We look forward to seeing many of you in Baltimore! Still haven't registered for Convention? Don't delay - register and book your room today! Rabbinical Assembly Convention Hyatt Regency Hotel - Schedule At-a...

Conservative Movement Condemns President Trump's Executive Order on Immigration and Refugees
Posted on January 29, 2017

NEW YORK - The Conservative/Masorti movement of Judaism as represented by its constituent organizations listed below has issued the following statement regarding the executive...

NEW YORK - The Conservative/Masorti movement of Judaism as represented by its constituent organizations listed below has issued the following statement regarding the executive order President Donald Trump signed on Friday barring many refugees and immigrants from entering the United States...

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