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Update to Standards of Practice
Posted on October 19, 2018

This week the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards (CJLS) of the Conservative movement’s Rabbinical Assembly responded to the request of the Executive Council that they determine...

This week the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards (CJLS) of the Conservative movement’s Rabbinical Assembly responded to the request of the Executive Council that they determine the status of attendance at an intermarriage in light of the Blue Ribbon Commission's findings.  They...

Petition in Support of Rabbi Dov Haiyun
Posted on August 6, 2018

מדינת ישראל ... תהא מושתתה על יסודות החירות, הצדק והשלום לאור חזונם של נביאי ישראל; תקיים שויון זכויות חברתי ומדיני גמור לכל אזרחיה בלי הבדל דת, גזע ומין;  תבטיח חופש דת,...

מדינת ישראל ... תהא מושתתה על יסודות החירות, הצדק והשלום לאור חזונם של נביאי ישראל; תקיים שויון זכויות חברתי ומדיני גמור לכל אזרחיה בלי הבדל דת, גזע ומין;  תבטיח חופש דת, מצפון, לשון, חינוך ותרבות… (מתוך מגילת העצמאות, תש"ח)ח  אנו, רבנים מסורתיים/קונסרבטיבים מארבע כנפות תבל, מחזקים...

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...

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...

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