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RA Convention 2011
Posted on March 28, 2011

The Rabbinical Assembly Convention is off to a fantastic start. Watch the plenaries live on Ustream, or follow us (@rabbiassembly and #RAconvLV) on Twitter or Facebook (...

The Rabbinical Assembly Convention is off to a fantastic start. Watch the plenaries live on Ustream, or follow us (@rabbiassembly and #RAconvLV) on Twitter or Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/RabbinicalAssembly)Check out the full program and join the discussion. 

Welcome to the New Rabbinical Assembly Website
Posted on March 22, 2011

We are proud to launch the new face of rabbinicalassembly.org. This new site will help us serve you. It paves the way for improved organization of our content and a better...

We are proud to launch the new face of rabbinicalassembly.org. This new site will help us serve you. It paves the way for improved organization of our content and a better experience for our users.We have many new features and content planned, but in the meanwhile have a look and browse and...

A Prayer for the Fogel Family as they Rise from Shivah
Posted on March 18, 2011

Not one of us can feel your pain.   Not one of us knows what it means to have our heart shattered as yours. Your grief only point out to us how empty words can be in the face...

Not one of us can feel your pain.   Not one of us knows what it means to have our heart shattered as yours. Your grief only point out to us how empty words can be in the face of tragedy and sorrow. The tears of our pain are but a shadow of your pain. The hurt in our soul is only the smallest...

A Prayer in Response to the Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan
Posted on March 18, 2011

Dear God,  Many, many images of God have been lost in earthquake and fire and mighty waters just yesterday. And so we turn to You, Adonai, and we ask for Your strength and...

Dear God,  Many, many images of God have been lost in earthquake and fire and mighty waters just yesterday. And so we turn to You, Adonai, and we ask for Your strength and comfort.  We open our hearts one to the other as brothers and sisters struggling in Your world. "Above the thunder of...

Hodesh Tov - Adar II
Posted on March 17, 2011

"What's new in the Study of Aggadah" by Rabbi Burt Visotzky, Appleman Professor of Midrash and Interreligious Studies at The Jewish Theological Seminary

"What's new in the Study of Aggadah" by Rabbi Burt Visotzky, Appleman Professor of Midrash and Interreligious Studies at The Jewish Theological Seminary

RA Trip to Germany Update, Friday 2/11
Posted on February 17, 2011

This has been a whirlwind week for us here in Berlin where we have learned about how Germans have confronted their past and are looking to their future.This Shabbat, in Parashat...

This has been a whirlwind week for us here in Berlin where we have learned about how Germans have confronted their past and are looking to their future.This Shabbat, in Parashat Tetzaveh, we learn about the ner tamid. We can compare the ner tamid -- a main focal point in the Temple -- with European...

Impressions from Monday (Day 1)
Posted on February 7, 2011

Finding a relationship with a city and its inhabitants upon arrival takes time and sifting through my own preexisting relationship with Berlin in particular and Germany in general...

Finding a relationship with a city and its inhabitants upon arrival takes time and sifting through my own preexisting relationship with Berlin in particular and Germany in general in the wake of modern history seemed even more daunting.  And yet, hitting the ground running, hearing the...

Hodesh Tov - Adar I
Posted on February 7, 2011

"Reclaiming the Bible as a Jewish Book: The Legacy of Three Conservative Scholars"by Dr. Benjamin Sommer, Professor of Bible and Ancient Semitic Languages, Jewish Theological...

"Reclaiming the Bible as a Jewish Book: The Legacy of Three Conservative Scholars"by Dr. Benjamin Sommer, Professor of Bible and Ancient Semitic Languages, Jewish Theological Seminary

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