Resolution on The Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem of The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism

WHEREAS, in recognition of the importance of Torah Lishmah, the United Synagogue of  Conservative Judaism established its Conservative Yeshivah at the Fuchsberg Center for Conservative Judaism in Jerusalem to offer an intensive program of study of traditional texts and Jewish observance in an egalitarian environment for students who have completed their undergraduate studies; and

WHEREAS, the Conservative Yeshivah is in its fifth year of operation, and has grown from two to forty full-time students.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Rabbinical Assembly members support the Conservative Yeshivah and encourage their students to spend a year studying there.

Passed by the Rabbinical Assembly Plenum, March, 2000