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Conservative Rabbis Mourn the Loss of an American Tourist, Stand with Israel in Combatting Terrorism
Posted on March 9, 2016

NEW YORK – Following reports of a wave of terror attacks in Israel on Tuesday in Jerusalem, Jaffa and Petah Tikva, the Rabbinical Assembly, the international association for...

NEW YORK – Following reports of a wave of terror attacks in Israel on Tuesday in Jerusalem, Jaffa and Petah Tikva, the Rabbinical Assembly, the international association for Conservative/Masorti rabbis, released the following statement: We mourn the loss of Taylor Force, the American tourist who...

The Status of Non-Jews in Jewish Law and Lore Today
Posted on February 4, 2016

On April 21, 2016 the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards of the Rabbinical Assembly unanimously approved a teshuvah entitled The Status of Non-Jews in Jewish Law and Lore...

On April 21, 2016 the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards of the Rabbinical Assembly unanimously approved a teshuvah entitled The Status of Non-Jews in Jewish Law and Lore Today nullifying any provisions in Jewish civil law that are discriminatory against non-Jews and specifically...

Statement on Behalf of Worldwide Masorti/Conservative Movement Regarding Egalitarian Prayer at the Kotel Decision
Posted on January 31, 2016

NEW YORK - Today marks an historic moment as the Israeli governing Cabinet has approved a proposal to create a permanent space for pluralistic and egalitarian prayer at the Kotel...

NEW YORK - Today marks an historic moment as the Israeli governing Cabinet has approved a proposal to create a permanent space for pluralistic and egalitarian prayer at the Kotel (Western Wall).  This space will accommodate all forms of prayer and marks the first time that Israel has enacted a...

CM Statement on Incitement
Posted on December 18, 2015

This week, Im Tirtzu released a video accusing well-known human rights activists in Israel as being enemy agents of the state, while President Rivlin has continued to be the...

This week, Im Tirtzu released a video accusing well-known human rights activists in Israel as being enemy agents of the state, while President Rivlin has continued to be the target of incendiary language, most recently from the Heritage Channel and the new media adviser and head of public diplomacy...

Rabbinical Assembly Denounces Inflammatory Anti–Muslim Rhetoric
Posted on December 10, 2015

NEW YORK – The Rabbinical Assembly, the international association for Conservative/Masorti rabbis, has become increasingly troubled by growing inflammatory anti-Muslim...

NEW YORK – The Rabbinical Assembly, the international association for Conservative/Masorti rabbis, has become increasingly troubled by growing inflammatory anti-Muslim rhetoric. The organization released the following statement: In recent weeks, especially following the terror attacks in Paris...

Conservative Rabbis Call Out Chief Rabbi for Divisive Comments
Posted on December 9, 2015

NEW YORK – Israel’s Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi David Lau has criticized Bayit Yehudi chairman and Education Minister Naftali Bennett’s December 1 visit to the Solomon Schechter...

NEW YORK – Israel’s Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi David Lau has criticized Bayit Yehudi chairman and Education Minister Naftali Bennett’s December 1 visit to the Solomon Schechter School of Manhattan. In response to the Chief Rabbi’s insulting and inaccurate comments about the Conservative/Masorti...

Conservative Rabbis: We Must Welcome Syrian Refugees While Protecting National Security
Posted on November 20, 2015

NEW YORK – With much public debate about the state of Syrian refugees and their fleeing to the United States, and elsewhere, the Rabbinical Assembly, the international association...

NEW YORK – With much public debate about the state of Syrian refugees and their fleeing to the United States, and elsewhere, the Rabbinical Assembly, the international association for Conservative/Masorti rabbis issued the following statement: Last week’s terror attacks in Paris sadly demonstrate...

Rabbinical Assembly Grateful for Jonathan Pollard’s Release
Posted on November 20, 2015

NEW YORK – Hailing the release of Jonathan Pollard from federal prison today, the Rabbinical Assembly, the international association for Conservative/Masorti rabbis, released the...

NEW YORK – Hailing the release of Jonathan Pollard from federal prison today, the Rabbinical Assembly, the international association for Conservative/Masorti rabbis, released the following statement: "Jonathan Pollard deserves his freedom and the Rabbinical Assembly, after years of tireless...

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