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Conservative Rabbis Denounce President Abbas' UN Address
Posted on October 2, 2015

NEW YORK – President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority addressed the United Nations General Assembly yesterday, delivering a controversial speech in which he asserted...

NEW YORK – President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority addressed the United Nations General Assembly yesterday, delivering a controversial speech in which he asserted that his people were no longer bound by the Oslo accords. The Rabbinical Assembly released the following statement:...

The Refugee Crisis in Europe - Berlin
Posted on September 17, 2015

In light of the desperate plight of refugees pouring into Europe to find sanctuary, the Rabbinical Assembly has joined with many other organizations signing on to the...

In light of the desperate plight of refugees pouring into Europe to find sanctuary, the Rabbinical Assembly has joined with many other organizations signing on to the Syria Coalition. All information for Jewish organizations is being channeled through the Joint Distribution Fund and the...

Message from Masorti and RA Israel on Acts of Hatred on Streets of Jerusalem and Outskirts of Nablus
Posted on August 7, 2015

This statement originally posted on Masorti.org The RA endorses and disseminates this statement put out by our Israel region on behalf of our colleagues worldwide:...

This statement originally posted on Masorti.org The RA endorses and disseminates this statement put out by our Israel region on behalf of our colleagues worldwide:   Jewish fundamentalism is neither better nor worse than any other fundamentalism. The knife, raised against the parade...

Conservative Rabbis Horrified by Jerusalem Pride Parade Attack
Posted on July 30, 2015

NEW YORK – Today, six marchers were stabbed during Jerusalem’s annual gay pride parade, allegedly by a Haredi Orthodox man released from prison two weeks ago after stabbing people...

NEW YORK – Today, six marchers were stabbed during Jerusalem’s annual gay pride parade, allegedly by a Haredi Orthodox man released from prison two weeks ago after stabbing people at the same event in 2005. The Rabbinical Assembly, the international association for Conservative/Masorti rabbis,...

Conservative Rabbis Welcome News of Upcoming Jonathan Pollard Release
Posted on July 29, 2015

NEW YORK – Welcoming the news that Jonathan Pollard will be granted parole and released from federal prison on November 21, the Rabbinical Assembly, the international association...

NEW YORK – Welcoming the news that Jonathan Pollard will be granted parole and released from federal prison on November 21, the Rabbinical Assembly, the international association for Conservative/Masorti rabbis, released the following statement: “Jonathan Pollard has served the longest sentence of...

Statement by the leaders of Conservative and Masorti Judaism Responding to the Interdenominational Gathering at the Home of Israeli President Reuven Rivlin
Posted on July 24, 2015

NEW YORK -- After months of acrimony, the leaders of Conservative and Masorti Judaism issued words of praise for Israeli Reuven Rivlin, following the pre-Tisha B’Av gathering he...

NEW YORK -- After months of acrimony, the leaders of Conservative and Masorti Judaism issued words of praise for Israeli Reuven Rivlin, following the pre-Tisha B’Av gathering he hosted at his official residence last night with the heads of Orthodox, Conservative/Masorti and Reform Judaism. The...

RA Praises Canadian Government for Maintaining Iran Sanctions
Posted on July 21, 2015

NEW YORK – Following reports that the Canadian government will not yet lift any sanctions against Iran and, according to a statement from Minister of Foreign Affairs Rob Nicholson...

NEW YORK – Following reports that the Canadian government will not yet lift any sanctions against Iran and, according to a statement from Minister of Foreign Affairs Rob Nicholson, “will continue to judge Iran by its actions not its words,” the Rabbinical Assembly, the international association for...

RA Leadership Voices Concern; Calls for Thoughtful Review of Iran Agreement
Posted on July 15, 2015

NEW YORK – The United States, along with its P5+1 partners, announced Tuesday that a deal with Iran had been reached to curtail that country from obtaining nuclear weapons. In...

NEW YORK – The United States, along with its P5+1 partners, announced Tuesday that a deal with Iran had been reached to curtail that country from obtaining nuclear weapons. In response, the Rabbinical Assembly, the association for Conservative/Masorti rabbis released the following statement from...

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