After the Storm: A Prayer to Choose Life
Posted on September 7, 2017
by Rabbi David Seidenberg with Aharon Varady, Baruch Sienna, and others assisting Download a PDF of the prayer here.
A Prayer for Victims of a Hurricane
Posted on August 31, 2017
by Rabbi Naomi Levy, spiritual leader of Nashuva in Los Angeles, CA. Are You watching, God? Have You seen the innocent swept away? Are You listening God? Have...
A Prayer During and in the Aftermath of a Devastating Storm
Posted on August 28, 2017
By Menachem Creditor, Congregation Netivot Shalom, Berkeley, CA for all those affected by Hurricane Harvey Elohei haRuchot, God of the Winds, Fixated as we are by...
Joint Statement Regarding Presidential High Holiday Call
Posted on August 23, 2017
The Rabbinical Assembly has joined the Central Conference of American Rabbis, Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association, and Religious Action Center of Reform...
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...
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...
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...
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/...