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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...

CJLS Update
Posted on November 13, 2015

On November 10th and 11th, the CJLS met for its fall meeting at JTS. During the meeting, the committee passed two papers. The first was Rabbi Danny Nevins’ paper about Halakhic...

On November 10th and 11th, the CJLS met for its fall meeting at JTS. During the meeting, the committee passed two papers. The first was Rabbi Danny Nevins’ paper about Halakhic Perspectives on Genetically Modified Organisms. In the paper, he provides a detailed description of recent...

Conservative Rabbis Stand with Israel, Condemn Resurgence of Terrorist Attacks
Posted on October 15, 2015

NEW YORK – In the wake of continuing terror and violence in Israel, the Rabbinical Assembly, the international association for Conservative/Masorti rabbis, expressed solidarity...

NEW YORK – In the wake of continuing terror and violence in Israel, the Rabbinical Assembly, the international association for Conservative/Masorti rabbis, expressed solidarity with Israel and its security forces, calling for both calm and support from the international community. Rabbis William...

Wolpe Kavannah for Shabbat of Unity with the People of Israel
Posted on October 14, 2015

By Rabbi David Wolpe, Sinai Temple, Los Angeles, CAWe invite people around the world to recite this kavannah in unity with the State of Israel this Shabbat, October 17, 2015El...

By Rabbi David Wolpe, Sinai Temple, Los Angeles, CAWe invite people around the world to recite this kavannah in unity with the State of Israel this Shabbat, October 17, 2015El Maleh Rachamim -- Compassionate God,We pray not to wipe out haters but to banish hatred.Not to destroy sinners but to...

The Refugee Crisis in Europe - Stockholm
Posted on October 8, 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 Syria...

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 Jewish...

Rabbinical Assembly Calls for Gun Control Legislation in Wake of Oregon Shooting
Posted on October 2, 2015

NEW YORK – Yesterday, a gunman opened fire on dozens of innocent students and faculty at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, OR. With numerous wounded and at least 9 individuals...

NEW YORK – Yesterday, a gunman opened fire on dozens of innocent students and faculty at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, OR. With numerous wounded and at least 9 individuals killed, the Rabbinical Assembly again called for sensible gun control in the United States. Rabbis William Gershon and...

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