Resolution on the Masorti Movement in Israel

WHEREAS the Masorti Movement, writ large, includes more than 50 kehilot, many formal and informal educational programs, Machon Schechter and the efforts of the USCJ; and

WHEREAS Masorti continues to work to secure Israeli’s spiritual future; and

WHEREAS we recognize with gratitude and admiration our brothers and sisters in the Masorti movement are an integral part of the historic success of the Jewish people building its own society and nation; that they and their children help defend our land and state; and

WHEREAS our Masorti family has fully shared in the pains and losses of the last 17 months;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Rabbinical Assembly endorse all efforts to support the many arms of the Masorti movement, engage with Masorti kehilot and rabbis and assertively promote travel to Israel in order to increase support for Israel and to further support for and engagement with Masorti.

Passed by Rabbinical Assembly Plenum, February, 2002