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All News Articles
Dec 12, 2017
RCA Mourns Death of Rav Aharon Shteinman, zt"l
News
     
Nov 6, 2017
The RCA on the Sutherland Springs, TX
Policies
     
Oct 18, 2017
Rabbi Dr. Moshe Goldfeder
Rabbinic Profiles
     
Oct 3, 2017
The RCA on the Las Vegas Massacre
Policies
     
Oct 2, 2017
2014 Resolution: Gun Violence in America
Policies
     
Sep 6, 2017
Between Rome and Jerusalem: Reflections on 50 Years of Nostra Aetate
News
     
Sep 6, 2017
Between Rome and Jerusalem: Reflections on 50 Years of Nostra Aetate
News
     
Aug 16, 2017
2015 RCA resolution condemning racism
Policies
     
Aug 16, 2017
The Rabbinical Council of America Challenges Charlottesville Moral Equivalency
News
     
Aug 16, 2017
An Open Letter to the Charlottesville Jewish Community
Policies
     
Aug 12, 2017
The RCA Condemns Charlottesville Violence and Bigotry
News
     
Aug 11, 2017
The halachic validity of the Rabbinical Council of America's Prenuptial Agreement
News
     
Jul 26, 2017
Rabbi Martin Van den Bergh
Rabbinic Profiles
Childwall Hebrew Congregation, Liverpool, England
     
Mar 21, 2017
Abby Lerner Appointed as GPS's National Director of the Conversion Services
News
     
Mar 1, 2017
RCA Condemns Upsurge in Anti-Semitic Incidents
News
     
Jan 30, 2017
RCA Condemns Attack on Quebec Mosque
Policies
     
Jan 30, 2017
In Changing Cultural and Legal Landscape, RCA Determined to Preserve Religious Liberty for All
News

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Jan 30, 2017
2016 Resolution: Defending Religious Liberty
Policies
Adopted by direct vote of the RCA membership.

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Jan 29, 2017
RCA and OU Respond to Executive Order
Policies
     
Jan 26, 2017
9-Point Rabbinic Action Plan to Strengthen Israel
News

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Jan 26, 2017
2016 Resolution: World Jewry's Responsibility to Strengthen Israel
Policies
Adopted by direct vote of the RCA membership.

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Jan 25, 2017
RCA Urges University Leaders to Battle Campus anti-Semitism
News

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Jan 25, 2017
2016 Resolution: Anti-Semitic Intimidation on North American College and University Campuses
Policies
Adopted by direct vote of the RCA membership.

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Jan 18, 2017
2016 Resolution: Regarding the Seating of Men and Women on Airplanes
Policies
Adopted by direct vote of the RCA membership.
     
Jan 18, 2017
How Should Jewish Modern Orthodox Students Attend College in North America?
News

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Jan 18, 2017
2016 Resolution: Orthodox Jewish Students on University Campuses
Policies
Adopted by direct vote of the RCA membership.

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Jan 10, 2017
RCA Condemns Terror Attack at Armon HaNatziv
Policies
     
Jan 10, 2017
Help Save the Old Jewish Cemetery in Vilna
Policies
An important message from Dr. Shnayer Leiman
     
Dec 29, 2016
RCA/OU on Kerry UN Speech: Failing to Defend the Indefensible
Policies
Secretary of State John Kerry’s Speech Failed to Defend the Indefensible UN Resolution and US Abstention
     
Dec 27, 2016
RCA Opposes Physician Assisted Death/Suicide
News

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Dec 27, 2016
2016 Resolution: Opposing Physician Assisted Death
Policies
Adopted by direct vote of the RCA membership.

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Dec 26, 2016
RCA Calls for Support and Visits to Israel in Response to UN Resolution
Policies
     
Dec 21, 2016
2016 Resolution: Caring for Those with Mental Health Challenges in Our Communities
Policies
     
Dec 14, 2016
Praying for Aleppo
Policies

In face of the barbarity of the fall of Aleppo, the RCA shares the following letter sent by Rabbi Shaul Robinson to his community he leads, the Lincoln Square Synagogue in New York City.

     
Dec 12, 2016
2016 Resolution: Supporting Converts Within Our Community
Policies
Adopted by direct vote of the RCA membership.

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Dec 12, 2016
RCA Renews Call for Respectful Treatment of Converts within Orthodox Jewish Community
News

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Dec 8, 2016
RCA President and Av Beit Din Sign Letter Regarding Yosef Mizrachi
Policies
     
Dec 5, 2016
2016 Resolution: Shabbat and Presidential Primaries / Caucuses
Policies
Adopted by direct vote of the RCA membership.
     
Dec 5, 2016
2016 Resolution: In Support of the Beth Din of America
Policies
Adopted by direct vote of the RCA membership.
     
Nov 29, 2016
2016 Resolution: Communal Funding of Jewish Education
Policies
Adopted by direct vote of the RCA membership.

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Nov 28, 2016
A New Funding Paradigm for Jewish Education
News
The entire Jewish community – not just students' parents – must fund Jewish education.

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Nov 28, 2016
2016 Resolution: Raising the Banner of Modern Orthodoxy
Policies
Adopted by direct vote of the RCA membership

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Nov 28, 2016
A Proud Platform for Modern Orthodoxy for the 21st Century
News

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Nov 24, 2016
RCA Denounces Death Threats Against Reform Leaders
Policies
     
Nov 23, 2016
Thanksgiving Message from the Rabbinical Council of America
Policies

“Let peace be within your environs. For my brethren and neighbors' sake, I will now say, ‘Peace be with you.’” (Psalm 122)

     
Nov 17, 2016
Rabbis Publish Public Statement in NY Times Calling on President-elect Trump to Protect Jewish Jerusalem
News
     
Nov 14, 2016
The RCA Congratulates President Elect Donald J. Trump
Policies
     
Oct 26, 2016
Rabbi Akiva Males
Rabbinic Profiles
Young Israel of Memphis, Memphis, TN
     
Oct 19, 2016
2016 Resolution: Supporting Israel in the Face of Violence
Policies
Adopted by direct vote of the RCA membership.

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Oct 18, 2016
RCA Encourages Action on One-Year Anniversary of Knife Intifada
News

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Oct 11, 2016
RCA and OU Defend Free Practice of Religion
Policies
     
Sep 29, 2016
2016 Resolution: Expectations of Public Officials
Policies
Adopted by direct vote of the RCA membership.

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Sep 29, 2016
RCA Resolution Calls for Civility and Integrity in Political Campaigns
News

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Sep 28, 2016
On the Passing of Shimon Peres, z"l
Policies
"His Biography is that of the State of Israel."
     
Sep 23, 2016
RCA Protests Chief Rabbinate's Decision on Converts
Policies

"We demand a thorough report of how this latest disgrace could happen."

     
Sep 22, 2016
A Powerful Advance to Prevent Using Jewish Law to Cause Human Suffering
News
     
Sep 22, 2016
2016 Resolution: Requiring the Use of Prenuptial Agreements for the Prevention of Get-refusal
Policies
Adopted by direct vote of the RCA membership.

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Sep 6, 2016
RCA Mourns Death of Rabbi Shaar Yashuv Cohen
Policies
     
Jul 18, 2016
RCA's Tradition Publishes "Perspectives on Women's Leadership in Orthodoxy"
News
     
Jul 13, 2016
Rabbi Shimon Murciano
Rabbinic Profiles
Englewood, New Jersey
     
Jul 3, 2016
RCA Mourns the Death of Elie Wiesel
Policies
     
Jun 24, 2016
RCA Statement on Status of Convert in Israel
Policies
     
Jun 14, 2016
RCA Condemns Terror Attack in Orlando
Policies
     
Jun 9, 2016
The Rabbinical Council of America Condemns Palestinian Terror Attacks
Policies
     
May 19, 2016
Rabbi Daniel Friedman
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi Daniel Friedman: Beth Israel Synagogue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
     
Feb 29, 2016
Rabbi Moshe Frank
Rabbinic Profiles
Chaplain, Eastern N.Y. and Ulster Correctional Facilities, New York
     
Feb 15, 2016
OU/RCA on the Passing of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia
Policies
“A Dedicated Public Servant...who Contributed Much to Expanding Religious Liberty in the US"
     
Jan 19, 2016
RCA on Recent Murderous Attacks Against Innocent Israelis
Policies
     
Dec 24, 2015
RCA Condemns Calls for Revenge
Policies
     
Dec 10, 2015
The Rabbinical Council of America and Orthodox Union Reject Religious Test for Immigration
Policies
     
Nov 20, 2015
The Rabbinical Council of America Denounces Terrorist Murders of Ezra Schwartz and Other Innocents
Policies
     
Nov 16, 2015
RCA Condemns ISIS Terror Attack in Paris
Policies
     
Nov 9, 2015
Rabbi Richard Weiss, M.D.
Rabbinic Profiles
Young Israel of Hillcrest, Queens, NY
     
Oct 31, 2015
2015 Resolution: RCA Policy Concerning Women Rabbis
Policies
     
Oct 30, 2015
RCA Passes Resolution Regarding Ordination of Women
News
     
Oct 30, 2015
2015 Resolution: "Torah Proclamation on Racism"
Policies
     
Oct 30, 2015
2015 Resolution: Combating the BDS Movement
Policies
     
Oct 30, 2015
2015 Resolution: ORA; Kayama; and, Illegal Halachic Remarriages
Policies
     
Oct 29, 2015
Rabbi Elchanan Adler
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, New York, NY
     
Oct 29, 2015
Rabbi Zev Shandalov
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi Zev Shandalov: Congregation Kehilath Jacob Beth Samuel, Chicago, IL
     
Oct 28, 2015
Rabbi Michael Azose
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi Michael Azose, Jerusalem, Israel
     
Oct 28, 2015
Rabbi Hayyim Angel
Rabbinic Profiles
Jewish Ideas and Ideals
     
Oct 28, 2015
Rabbi Eliezer Langer
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi, Congregation Schomre Israel, Poughkeepsie, NY
     
Oct 28, 2015
Rabbi N. Daniel Korobkin
Rabbinic Profiles
Beth Avraham Yoseph of Toronto Congregation ("The BAYT")
     
Oct 28, 2015
Rabbi Milton H. Polin
Rabbinic Profiles
     
Oct 28, 2015
Rabbi David Lapp
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi David Lapp, retired, US Army
     
Oct 14, 2015
The Rabbinical Council of America Condemns Palestinian Terror Attacks
Policies
     
Jul 31, 2015
RCA and OU Condemn Stabbings At Jerusualem's Gay Pride Parade
Policies
     
Jul 31, 2015
RCA Condemns West Bank Arson
Policies
     
Jul 15, 2015
OU/RCA Statement: "We Have Assessed Proposed Iran Deal and Found it Wanting – Preparing to Mobilize Synagogues Across the U.S."
Policies
     
Jul 7, 2015
RCA Reasserts its Embrace of All Jews, Regardless of Belief or Observance
Policies
     
Jul 6, 2015
Final report of the GPS
News
     
Jul 5, 2015
RCA Committee Completes Historic Review of Conversion Process
News
Membership Receives Recommendations Enthusiastically Following Emotional Presentations, Leadership Committed to Swift Implementation Full Report and Recommendations Available for Public Review
     
Jul 5, 2015
Recording of Presentation of Committee Recommendations from RCA Convention, June 30, 2015
News
     
Jul 5, 2015
Recording of Session on Prevention of Rabbinic Improprieties from RCA Convention, July 1, 2015
News
     
Jun 26, 2015
RCA Protests Court Ruling on Same Sex Marriage
Policies
     
Jun 24, 2015
13 Jewish Groups Call for Shabbat of Solidarity with African-American Community
Policies
     
Jun 18, 2015
RCA Condolences to Emanuel AME Church, Charleston, SC
Policies
     
Jun 18, 2015
RCA Condemns Arson of Church in Israel
Policies
     
Jun 17, 2015
Statement on Vaccinations from the OU and Rabbinical Council of America
Policies
     
Apr 30, 2015
RCA Shares in World’s Horror over Nepal Earthquake
Policies
     
Mar 25, 2015
RCA Expresses Alarm at Rhetoric Surrounding US-Israel Relations
Policies
     
Mar 9, 2015
Rabbi David Cadoch
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi, Maimonides Hospital Beth HaRambam Synagogue, Cote Saint-Luc, Quebec, Canada
     
Mar 2, 2015
RCA Calls for Bipartisan Attendance at Netanyahu's Speech to Congress
Policies
     
Feb 10, 2015
Rabbi Dovid Goldstrom
Rabbinic Profiles
United States Army, Baghdad, Iraq
     
Feb 9, 2015
Rabbi Aharon Ziegler
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi Emeritus, Congregation Agudath Achim, Brooklyn, NY
     
Jan 12, 2015
Rabbi Ari Perl
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi Ari Perl: Jewish Center of Atlantic Beach, Atlantic Beach, NY
     
Nov 19, 2014
OU and RCA condemn terror attack on Jerusalem synagogue:
Policies
     
Oct 29, 2014
RCA Announces Committee To Review Conversion Process
News
Committee Reflects Cross Section of Community, Including Women and Men, Converts, Mental Health Professionals, Rabbis and Other Professionals
     
Oct 1, 2014
RCA Launches New Platform for Spreading Rabbis' Messages
News
     
Sep 5, 2014
Tradition Archives Now Open Access
News
     
Aug 12, 2014
RCA Denounces Persecution of Christians
Policies
Orthodox Jewish leaders denounce the persecution of Christians and other minorities by ISIS
     
Jul 16, 2014
2014 Resolution: Torah Study and National Service in the State of Israel
Policies
     
Jul 16, 2014
2014 Resolution: Increasing Access for and Participation of Jews with Disabilities in the Orthodox World
Policies
     
Jul 16, 2014
2014 Resolution: Conversion to Judaism in Israel
Policies
     
Jul 16, 2014
2014 Resolution: The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanction Movement against the State of Israel
Policies
     
Jul 16, 2014
2014 Resolution: Using Violence to Compel a Recalcitrant Husband to Give a Get (Writ of Divorce)
Policies
     
Jul 16, 2014
2014 Resolution: Jewish Prayer on Har HaBayit (the Temple Mount)
Policies
     
Jul 15, 2014
2014 Resolution: Aid to the Hamas-­aligned Palestinian Authority
Policies
     
Jul 6, 2014
OU/RCA Statement on the Arrest by Israel of Jewish Suspects in Killing of Palestinian Teen
Policies
     
Jul 4, 2014
RCA Condolence Letter to Bereaved Israeli Families
News
     
Jun 30, 2014
RCA and the OU Statement on the Deaths of Three Israeli Teens
Policies
     
Jun 23, 2014
The RCA Condemns Presbyterian Vote on Divestment
Policies
     
Jun 3, 2014
RCA Dismayed at US Decision to Work with Hamas Coalition
Policies
     
Apr 14, 2014
RCA Mourns Loss of Life in Overland Park, Kansas
Policies
     
Apr 3, 2014
RCA on the Ft. Hood Shootings
Policies
     
Apr 1, 2014
Rabbi Arie Folger
Rabbinic Profiles
Israelitische Gemeinde Basel, Basel, Switzerland
     
Apr 1, 2014
Rabbi Yona Reiss
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi Yona Reiss: Beth Din of America, New York, NY
     
Mar 25, 2014
RCA Supports Religious Liberty and Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., in Amicus Brief to US Supreme Court
Policies
     
Mar 24, 2014
Rabbi Dovid Gottlieb
Rabbinic Profiles
Formerly the rabbi of Congregation Shomrei Emunah, Baltimore, MD
     
Mar 24, 2014
Rabbi Benjamin Blech
Rabbinic Profiles
Associate Professor of Talmud, Yeshiva University, New York, NY
     
Mar 20, 2014
Rabbi Steven Pruzansky
Rabbinic Profiles
Congregation Bnai Yeshurun, Teaneck, NJ
     
Mar 20, 2014
Rabbi William Altshul
Rabbinic Profiles
Educational Consultant and Translator
     
Mar 20, 2014
Rabbi Ari Enkin
Rabbinic Profiles
Ramat Beit Shemesh, Israel
     
Mar 20, 2014
Rabbi Mitchell (Mordechai R.) Cohen
Rabbinic Profiles
Religious Practices Consultant and Visiting Chaplain, State of Wisconsin Dept. of Corrections
     
Mar 20, 2014
Rabbi Moshe Lerer
Rabbinic Profiles
Jewish Chaplain, Pilgrim State Pyschiatric Hospital, Brentwood, NY
     
Mar 20, 2014
Rabbi Jeffrey Saks
Rabbinic Profiles
Director, ATID-Academy for Torah Initiatives and Directions, Jerusalem
     
Mar 20, 2014
Rabbi Dov Schreier
Rabbinic Profiles
Young Israel of North Bellmore, Long Island; Orthodox Union Kashrus Division
     
Mar 20, 2014
Rabbi Avrohom Union
Rabbinic Profiles
Dayan and Menahel, Beth Din of the Rabbinical Council of California
     
Mar 20, 2014
Rabbi Yerhoshua C. Grunstein
Rabbinic Profiles
Director of Training & Placement, Straus/Beren Amiel Institute of Ohr Torah Stone
     
Mar 20, 2014
Rabbi Gedalia Dov Schwartz
Rabbinic Profiles
Av Beit Din of the Beit Din of America and of the Chicago Rabbinical Council Beit Din
     
Mar 20, 2014
Rabbi Abner Weiss
Rabbinic Profiles
Westwood Village Synagogue, Los Angeles, CA
     
Mar 19, 2014
Rabbi Philip Lefkowitz
Rabbinic Profiles
Agudas Achim North Shore Congregation, Chicago, IL
     
Mar 18, 2014
Rabbi Chaim Shapiro
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi Emeritus, Congregation Torah Ohr, Boca Raton, FL
     
Mar 18, 2014
Rabbi Howard Jachter
Rabbinic Profiles
Torah Academy of Bergen County, NJ; Congregation Shaari Ora; Beth Din of Elizabeth, NJ
     
Mar 18, 2014
Rabbi Nathaniel Helfgot
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi of Congregation Netivot Shalom in Teaneck, New Jersey
     
Mar 18, 2014
Rabbi David Bassous
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi David Bassous, Highland Park, NJ
     
Mar 18, 2014
Rabbi Dr. Jacob J. Schacter
Rabbinic Profiles
University Professor of Jewish History and Jewish Thought and Senior Scholar at the Center for the Jewish Future at Yeshiva University, New York, NY
     
Mar 18, 2014
Rabbi Raymond Apple
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi Raymond Apple: Jerusalem, Israel
     
Mar 18, 2014
Rabbi David Berger
Rabbinic Profiles
Ruth & I. Lewis Gordon Professor of Jewish History and Dean, Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, Yeshiva University
     
Mar 18, 2014
Rabbi Jeffrey Orkin
Rabbinic Profiles
Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital, Baltimore, MD
     
Mar 18, 2014
Chaplain Major Avrohom Horovitz
Rabbinic Profiles
United States Army, Fort Gordon, GA
     
Mar 18, 2014
Rabbi Zalman Kossowsky
Rabbinic Profiles
     
Mar 18, 2014
Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm
Rabbinic Profiles
Yeshiva University, NY
     
Mar 18, 2014
Rabbi Ze'ev Smason
Rabbinic Profiles
Nusach Hari B'nai Zion, St. Louis, MO
     
Mar 18, 2014
Rabbi Michael Balinsky
Rabbinic Profiles
Executive Vice President, Chicago Board of Rabbis
     
Mar 18, 2014
Rabbi Michael Schudrich
Rabbinic Profiles
Chief Rabbi of Poland
     
Mar 18, 2014
Rabbi Aaron Glatt
Rabbinic Profiles
Young Israel of Woodmere and Congregation Anshei Chesed, Hewlett, NY
     
Mar 17, 2014
Rabbi Jay Weinstein
Rabbinic Profiles
Young Israel of East Brunswick, NJ
     
Mar 17, 2014
Rabbi Mordechai Y. Scher
Rabbinic Profiles
Santa Fe, NM
     
Mar 17, 2014
Rabbi Shaanan Gelman
Rabbinic Profiles
Kehilat Chovevei Tzion, Skokie, IL
     
Mar 17, 2014
Rabbi Gedalyah Berger
Rabbinic Profiles
Fleetwood Synagogue, Mount Vernon, NY
     
Mar 17, 2014
Rabbi Jonathan Gross
Rabbinic Profiles
Beth Israel Synagogue, Omaha, Nebraska
     
Mar 17, 2014
Rabbi Binyamin Walfish
Rabbinic Profiles
Otzar Haposkim, Jerusalem
     
Mar 17, 2014
Rabbi Ari Sytner
Rabbinic Profiles
Director, Department of Community Initiatives at Yeshiva University's Center for the Jewish Future
     
Mar 17, 2014
Rabbi Moshe Shulman
Rabbinic Profiles
Young Israel of St. Louis, MO
     
Mar 17, 2014
Rabbi Shlomo (Myles) Brody
Rabbinic Profiles
Yeshivat Hakotel, Jerusalem, Israel
     
Mar 17, 2014
Rabbi Dave Felsenthal
Rabbinic Profiles
Director of OU Alumni
     
Mar 17, 2014
Rabbi Kalman Topp
Rabbinic Profiles
Beth Jacob Congregation, Beverly Hills, CA
     
Mar 17, 2014
Rabbi Shmuel Jablon
Rabbinic Profiles
Torah Academy of Greater Philadelphia, PA
     
Mar 17, 2014
Rabbi Charles Spirn, Ph.D.
Rabbinic Profiles
Head Chaplain, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York (Retired)
     
Mar 17, 2014
Rabbi Jeffrey Bienenfeld
Rabbinic Profiles
     
Mar 17, 2014
Rabbi Mordechai Torczyner
Rabbinic Profiles
Yeshiva University's Torah miTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov, Toronto, Canada
     
Mar 17, 2014
Rabbi Leonard A. Matanky
Rabbinic Profiles
Congregation K.I.N.S. of West Rogers Park & Dean, Ida Crown Jewish Academy, Chicago, IL
     
Mar 17, 2014
Rabbi Joel M. Finkelstein
Rabbinic Profiles
Anshei Sphard-Beth El Emeth Synagogue, Memphis TN
     
Mar 14, 2014
Rabbi Daniel Alter
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi Daniel Alter: Denver Academy of Torah, DAT Minyan, Denver, CO
     
Mar 14, 2014
Rabbi Barry Kornblau
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbinical Council of America; Young Israel of Hollis Hills-Windsor Park, Queens, NY
     
Mar 14, 2014
Rabbi Shalom Carmy
Rabbinic Profiles
Yeshiva University, New York, NY
     
Mar 14, 2014
Rabbi Basil Herring
Rabbinic Profiles
Editor of RCA Publications
     
Mar 14, 2014
Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb
Rabbinic Profiles
Executive Vice President, Emeritus of the Orthodox Union
     
Mar 14, 2014
Rabbi Hanan Balk
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi Emeritus Congregation Agudas Israel, Cincinnati, Ohio
     
Mar 14, 2014
Rabbi Elazar Muskin
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi, Young Israel of Century City, Los Angeles, CA
     
Mar 14, 2014
Rabbi Shlomo Weissmann
Rabbinic Profiles
Director, Beth Din of America
     
Mar 14, 2014
Rabbi Benjamin Samuels
Rabbinic Profiles
Congregation Shaarei Tefillah, Newton Centre, Massachusetts.
     
Mar 14, 2014
Rabbi Yitzchak Blau
Rabbinic Profiles
Yeshivat Shvilei Hatorah, Jerusalem, Israel
     
Mar 14, 2014
Rabbi Moshe Kletenik
Rabbinic Profiles
Vaad HaRabanim of Greater Seattle, Seattle, Washington
     
Mar 14, 2014
Rabbi David Gorelik
Rabbinic Profiles
Kashruth Division, Orthodox Union, New York, NY
     
Mar 14, 2014
Rabbi Jonathan Morgenstern
Rabbinic Profiles
Young Israel of Scarsdale, NY
     
Mar 14, 2014
Rabbi Howard Wolk
Rabbinic Profiles
Jewish Family Service of Dallas, TX
     
Mar 13, 2014
Brigadier General Rabbi Dr. Israel Drazin
Rabbinic Profiles
     
Mar 9, 2014
Rabbi Mark Dratch
Rabbinic Profiles
Executive Vice President, Rabbinical Council of America
     
Mar 8, 2014
Rabbi Lowell Kronick
Rabbinic Profiles
US Department of Veteran Affairs
     
Mar 7, 2014
RCA/BDA Statement Regarding Past Conversions
Policies
     
Mar 6, 2014
Rabbi Elie Weinstock
Rabbinic Profiles
Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, New York, NY
     
Feb 5, 2014
RCA and OU Repudiate Statement by Some Israeli Rabbis Denouncing US Secretary of State John Kerry
Policies
     
Jan 16, 2014
RCA and Chief Rabbinate of Israel Enter Historic Agreement Regarding Jewish Status Letters
Policies
     
Jan 12, 2014
RCA Mourns Death of Ariel Sharon
Policies
     
Jan 6, 2014
RCA Deplores NY Post Headline in Stark Murder
Policies
     
Jan 4, 2014
RCA Issues Clarification Concerning Rabbi Avi Weiss and the Chief Rabbinate
Policies
     
Jan 2, 2014
RCA Thanks Canadian P.M. Harper's Government
Policies
     
Nov 20, 2013
RCA Condemns Refusal to Deliver or Receive a get
Policies
     
Nov 13, 2013
RCA Advocates Tightening Sanctions Against Iran
Policies
     
Oct 18, 2013
RCA Lauds Courage of Abuse Victim
Policies
     
Oct 7, 2013
On the Passing of Maran HaRav Ovadia Yosef, zt"l
Policies
     
Jul 31, 2013
RCA Statement on Torah Min HaShamayim
Policies
     
Jul 24, 2013
The RCA Welcomes New Chief Rabbis of Israel
Policies
     
Jul 15, 2013
RCA's and OU's Tisha B'Av Call for Respect
Policies
     
Jul 12, 2013
RCA Lauds Ambassador Oren Upon His Retirement
Policies
     
Jul 11, 2013
2013 Resolution: Preventing Sexual Abuse in our Community
Policies
     
Jul 11, 2013
2013 Resolution: Opportunities and Challenges of the Internet
Policies
     
Jul 10, 2013
2013 Resolution: Prenuptial Agreements for the Prevention of Get-Refusal
Policies
     
Jul 8, 2013
2013 Resolution: Best Practices Regarding Synagogue Kiddushim following Shabbat and Yom Tov Services
Policies
     
Jul 5, 2013
RCA Convention 2013
News
     
Jun 26, 2013
RCA Leadership Visits with Pope Francis
News
     
Jun 26, 2013
RCA Responds to Recent Editorial in Hamodia
News
     
Jun 12, 2013
RCA Issues Clarification of Its Position on Abuse
Policies
     
Jun 10, 2013
RCA Condemns Ultra-Orthodox Anti-Israel Rally
Policies
     
Jun 6, 2013
Statement from the Orthodox Union and RCA
Policies
     
Jun 4, 2013
The Rabbinical Council of America Calls for Calm at the Kotel
Policies
     
May 7, 2013
RCA Statement Regarding Recent Developments at Yeshivat Maharat
Policies
     
Dec 17, 2012
Rabbinical Council of America Extends Condolences to Families of School Massacre
Policies
     
Dec 13, 2012
The Rabbinical Council of America on Yeshiva University Abuse Allegations
Policies
     
Dec 12, 2012
RCA Urges Strengthening of Synagogue and School Policies
Policies
     
Dec 12, 2012
The Rabbinical Council of America Condemns Defacement of Christian Holy Sites in Jerusalem
Policies
     
Dec 10, 2012
RCA on Guilty Verdict of Orthodox Jew for Child Molestation
Policies
The Rabbinical Council of America on Guilty Verdict of Orthodox Jew for Child Molestation
     
Dec 5, 2012
Rabbinical Council of America Supports Israel's Position on Developing the E 1 Corridor
Policies
     
Nov 30, 2012
Rabbinical Council of America and Orthodox Union Express Dismay Over UN Vote Upgrading Palestinian Status
Policies
     
Nov 29, 2012
Rabbinical Council of America's Statement Regarding JONAH (Jews Offering New Alternatives to Homosexuality)
Policies
     
Nov 22, 2012
RCA Leadership Solidarity Mission Update: Report #3
News
     
Nov 21, 2012
RCA Leadership Solidarity Mission Update: Report #2
News
     
Nov 20, 2012
RCA/OU/NCYI Call for Torah Study for Israel this Wednesday and Thursday
Policies
     
Nov 20, 2012
RCA Leadership Solidarity Mission Update: Report #1
News
     
Nov 19, 2012
Rabbinical Council of America Praises President Obama for Supporting Israel
Policies
     
Nov 15, 2012
OU, RCA Express Support for Israel's Defense Operation
News
ORTHODOX UNION AND RABBINICAL COUNCIL OF AMERICA EXPRESS SUPPORT FOR ISRAEL'S DEFENSE OPERATION; CALL FOR PRAYERS AND TORAH STUDY IN SOLIDARITY
     
Sep 21, 2012
OU, RCA Call Upon Shuls to Pray During Yom Kippur for End to Iranian Threat
Policies
     
Sep 13, 2012
RCA Condemns Violence in Name of Religion
Policies
     
Sep 10, 2012
RCA Appoints Rabbi Mark Dratch as its New Executive Vice President
News
Rabbi Basil Herring Appointed as Editor-in-Chief of RCA Publications
     
Sep 10, 2012
The RCA, Calling for Safe Circumcision Practices, Disapproves of Unilateral Government Regulation
Policies
     
Sep 5, 2012
RCA Condemns Violence in Israel
Policies
     
Aug 27, 2012
German Court Ban on Brit Milah
Policies
     
Aug 1, 2012
Daf Yomi: Celebrating Jewish Unity Through Torah
Policies
     
Jul 26, 2012
RCA and OU Call for Commemoration of Israel’s Olympic Athletes Slain in 1972
Policies
The IOC Still Has Time to Act, Our Synagogues Surely Will
     
May 10, 2012
2012 Convention Resolution: Safeguarding the Religious Rights of all Americans
Policies
     
May 10, 2012
2012 Convention Resolution: Tuition Affordability
Policies
     
Mar 20, 2012
RCA Condemns Attack in Toulouse, France, and Expresses Appreciation to the Government of France
Policies
     
Mar 14, 2012
United State Memorial Day and Shavuot in 2012 - and every year
Policies
     
Jan 17, 2012
Rabbi Barry Hartman
Rabbinic Profiles
Congregation Ahavath Achim, New Bedford, MA
     
Jan 4, 2012
In Call to Action for Harmony and End to Baseless Hatred in Jewish Community, RCA and OU to Present Webcast on January 5th, Asara B'Tevet
News
     
Dec 29, 2011
RCA and OU Join in Condemning Extremist Violence in Beit Shemesh, Israel - and Call for Care to Not Assign Guilt to Entire Communities for the Actions of the Few
Policies
     
Dec 28, 2011
Rabbi Joel Landau
Rabbinic Profiles
Israel Up Close Productions, Israel
     
Dec 19, 2011
Rabbi Zev Schostak
Rabbinic Profiles
Director of Pastoral Care, Gurwin Jewish Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Commack, New York
     
Dec 15, 2011
Rabbinical Council of America Responds to Jewish Attack against Israeli Army Base
Policies
     
Dec 12, 2011
RCA Reaffirms Policies regarding Same Sex Attraction and Marriage, while Clarifying its Position on Reparative Therapy
Policies
     
Oct 19, 2011
With Souls in the Balance: A Statement by the Rabbinical Council of America on the Release of Gilad Shalit
Policies
     
Sep 19, 2011
Rabbi Jeffrey Woolf
Rabbinic Profiles
Bar Ilan University, Department of Talmud
     
Aug 28, 2011
RCA Partnership With Community Security Service (CSS)
Policies
     
Aug 11, 2011
Rabbi Daniel Cohen
Rabbinic Profiles
Congregation Agudath Sholom, Stamford, CT
     
Jul 25, 2011
RCA Reaffirms Halachic Requirement to Report Knowledge or Suspicion of Abuse or Endangerment to Secular Authorities Without Delay
Policies
     
Jul 20, 2011
The RCA Plans Senior Executive Changes as it Looks to a New Era of Growth and Expansion
News
     
Jun 23, 2011
Modern Orthodoxy Faces the 21st Century: Where are we today, where we should be headed and how do we get there?
News
     
Jun 23, 2011
On Banning Circumcision
Policies
An Op Ed by the RCA as published in the Washington Post and JTA
     
May 24, 2011
RCA Issues a Statement in Response to President Obama's Statements on Israel-Palestinian Peace
Policies
     
May 23, 2011
RCA Joins with Other Organizations in Reaffirming its Opposition to Same Sex Marriage
Policies
     
May 19, 2011
RCA Holds Successful National Convention
News
The 52nd annual RCA convention elected new leadership and dealt with critical issues facing the Jewish community.
     
May 19, 2011
Rabbi Shmuel Goldin
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi Shmuel Goldin, Congregation Ahavath Torah , Englewood, NJ
     
May 18, 2011
2011 Convention Resolution: Supporting Israel
Policies
     
May 11, 2011
RCA to Hold 52nd Annual Convention in Englewood, NJ, May 15-17, 2011
News
Focus will be on critical issues facing the Orthodox rabbinate and the Jewish Community in North America, Israel, and across the globe.
     
Apr 12, 2011
Rabbi Howard Zack
Rabbinic Profiles
Congregation Torat Emet, Columbus, OH
     
Mar 15, 2011
Rabbi Asher Meir
Rabbinic Profiles
Jerusalem College of Technology, Jerusalem, Israel
     
Feb 23, 2011
Rabbi Ira Ebbin
Rabbinic Profiles
Congregation Ohav Sholom, Merrick, NY
     
Jan 31, 2011
Rabbi Ephraim Buchwald
Rabbinic Profiles
National Jewish Outreach Program, New York, NY
     
Jan 7, 2011
Brain Stem Death and Jewish Law
Policies
RCA Clarifies Its Stance Regarding Brain Stem Death and Jewish Law
     
Dec 24, 2010
Observance of Israeli Holidays in the Diaspora
Policies
     
Dec 14, 2010
Statement on Renting to Non-Jews in Tsfat
Policies
RCA Statement Regarding the Sale or Rental of Property to non-Jews in Israel
     
Dec 2, 2010
Rabbi Fred Hyman
Rabbinic Profiles
Westville Synagogue, New Haven, CT
     
Nov 17, 2010
In the Matter of Clemency for Jonathan Pollard
Policies
As adopted by the Executive Committee of the RCA on November 17, 2010
     
Oct 13, 2010
Rabbi Yitzchak Rosenbaum
Rabbinic Profiles
National Jewish Outreach Program, New York, NY
     
Sep 21, 2010
Rabbi Joshua Strulowitz
Rabbinic Profiles
Congregation Adath Israel, San Francisco, CA
     
Sep 1, 2010
Rabbi Yehuda Septimus
Rabbinic Profiles
Young Israel of North Woodmere, NY
     
Jul 21, 2010
Rabbi Reuven Tradburks
Rabbinic Profiles
     
Jul 19, 2010
RCA Statement Regarding The Rotem Knesset Legislation Pertaining to Conversions
Policies
     
Jun 2, 2010
The Rabbinical Council of America Condemns Gaza Flotilla Provocations that Led to Violence and Loss of Life
Policies
     
Apr 27, 2010
2010 Convention Resolution: The Challenge of Guaranteeing Rights for All
Policies
     
Apr 27, 2010
2010 Convention Resolution: Dialogue and Partnering with the Greater Orthodox Organizational World
Policies
     
Apr 27, 2010
2010 Convention Resolution: Supporting Operation Cast Lead and Opposing the Goldstone Report
Policies
     
Apr 27, 2010
2010 Convention Resolution: Condemning and Combating Child Abuse
Policies
     
Apr 27, 2010
2010 Convention Resolution: Expressing Concern and Developing Sensitivity for Disaster Victims
Policies
     
Apr 27, 2010
2010 Convention Resolution: Exercising Care When Interacting With General Society
Policies
     
Apr 27, 2010
2010 Convention Resolution: Supporting and Defending Converts
Policies
     
Apr 27, 2010
2010 Convention Resolution: Extending the Ethical Guidelines Initiative to Businesses Beyond Kashruth
Policies
     
Apr 27, 2010
2010 Convention Resolution: Assisting Rabbis in Difficult Employment Situations
Policies
     
Apr 27, 2010
2010 Convention Resolution: Post-High School Torah Study in Israel
Policies
     
Apr 27, 2010
Important Policy Decisions Taken at the Annual, 2010 Convention of the Rabbinical Council of America
News
     
Apr 27, 2010
2010 Convention Resolution: Preserving Jewish Religious Sites in the Land of Israel
Policies
     
Apr 27, 2010
2010 Convention Resolution: Avowing the Religious and Historical Significance of Jerusalem and the Land of Israel
Policies
     
Apr 27, 2010
2010 Convention Resolution: Women's Communal Roles in Orthodox Jewish Life
Policies
     
Mar 16, 2010
RCA Issues Statement Regarding Current US-Israel Tensions
Policies
     
Mar 5, 2010
The Rabbinical Council of America Issues a Statement regarding Women's Communal Roles in Orthodox Jewish Life
News
     
Feb 25, 2010
Rabbi Isaac Yagod
Rabbinic Profiles
Congregation Beth Avraham, Bethlehem-Easton, PA; Congregation Tiferes Israel, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada; Congregation Beth-Abraham, Bangor, Maine
     
Feb 8, 2010
Rabbi Alan Greenspan
Rabbinic Profiles
United States Army (retired); Jerusalem
     
Jan 27, 2010
RCA Op-Ed by Rabbi Asher Meir, Chairman of the JPEG Committee, in support of the Kosher Food Industry Ethical Guidelines Recently Issued by the RCA
News
     
Jan 21, 2010
RCA Issues Guidelines to Enhance Kosher Food Producers’ Compliance with Jewish Legal and Ethical Teachings.
News
     
Jan 21, 2010
Jewish Principles and Ethical Guidelines (JPEG) for the Kosher Food Industry
Policies
     
Jan 20, 2010
Chaplain Avi Weiss
Rabbinic Profiles
United States Armed Forces, Heidelberg, Germany
     
Jan 19, 2010
The RCA's GPS Conversion System: Proof Positive of its Importance and Value.
Policies
     
Jan 15, 2010
RCA Urges Prayer and Assistance for Haiti
Policies
     
Jan 6, 2010
Rabbi Benjamin Hecht
Rabbinic Profiles
NISHMA, Toronto, Canada
     
Dec 22, 2009
RCA Issues Statement Regarding Recent Developments Surrounding The Eternal Jewish Family Organization
Policies
     
Sep 30, 2009
“Glatt Yoshor” Initiative Gets Underway
News
     
Sep 8, 2009
Rabbinic and Synagogue Organizations Urge Eight Actions Against a Nuclear Iran
Policies
RCA Joins with Other Rabbinic and Synagogue Organizations to Urge Action Against a Nuclear Iran
     
Aug 13, 2009
Rabbi Solomon Schiff
Rabbinic Profiles
Greater Miami Jewish Federation's Community Chaplaincy Service; Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami
     
Aug 10, 2009
RCA Publishes Revised Halachic Health Care Proxy with Guidelines
News
     
Jul 29, 2009
The RCA Responds to Serious Charges against Orthodox Individuals Accused of Money-Laundering, and Expresses Support for Syrian Jewish Community
Policies
     
Jul 21, 2009
RCA Supports the Right of Jews to Live, Work, and Build Homes throughout Jerusalem
Policies
     
Jul 9, 2009
Response to Statement of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on Covenant, Mission, and Dialogue
Policies
     
Jun 17, 2009
RCA Supports Netanyahu's Foreign Policy Posture
Policies
     
Jun 10, 2009
Rabbi Chaim Strauchler
Rabbinic Profiles
Shaarei Shomayim Congregation in Toronto, Ontario
     
Jun 8, 2009
Rabbi Ariel Rackovsky
Rabbinic Profiles
The Jewish Center, New York, NY
     
Jun 1, 2009
New RCA President Kletenik of Seattle, WA, Outlines Ambitious Agenda for the RCA
News
A snapshot of current RCA initiatives, written by Joel Magalnick of Seattle's JTNews.
     
May 21, 2009
The RCA Commends Law Enforcement Officials for Terror Arrests
Policies
The RCA Commends Law Enforcement Officials for Terror Arrests. Calls on all Clergy to Condemn Terror.
     
May 13, 2009
RCA Holds Successful Annual Convention in Partnership with YU's Center for the Jewish Future
News
New RCA Leadership Installed; Resolutions Passed
     
May 12, 2009
2009 Convention Resolution: Business Ethics in Synagogue and Jewish Institutional Life
Policies
Communal and Synagogue Honors must be Given Only to Those with Reputations for Ethical Behavior.
     
May 12, 2009
2009 Convention Resolution: Importance of Day School Education
Policies
Opposes Charter Schools, Urges Community to Increase Funds to Day Schools, and Urges Day Schools to Reduce Costs
     
May 12, 2009
2009 Convention Resolution: Supporting Israel's Defense Forces
Policies
     
May 12, 2009
2009 Convention Resolution: Encouraging Synagogues to Network for Jobs
Policies
     
May 12, 2009
2009 Convention Resolution: Unity in the Age of New Media
Policies
RCA and its Members to Use New Media to Unite, not Divide.
     
May 12, 2009
2009 Convention Resolution: Modesty, Responsibility and Tzedakah
Policies
A Moral Call for Reducing Spending in the Jewish Community.
     
May 12, 2009
2009 Convention Resolution: Institutional Transparency
Policies
     
Apr 21, 2009
RCA to Hold 50th Annual Convention in Teaneck NJ, May 4-7 2009
News
Event to be held in Partnership with Yeshiva University's Center for the Jewish Future
     
Apr 6, 2009
Rabbi Hillel Goldberg
Rabbinic Profiles
Intermountain Jewish News, Denver, CO
     
Apr 6, 2009
RCA Commends Obama Administration's new Stem Cell Directives
News
     
Mar 19, 2009
RCA Response to Public Attack on GPS Geirus Policies
News
     
Feb 13, 2009
Audio Recording of Meeting, with RCA Participation, of Conference of Presidents and the Pope, dealing with Anti-Semitism and other Topics
News
     
Jan 21, 2009
The Rabbinical Council of America Congratulates President Barack Obama
News
Conveys "Mazeltov" on His Inauguration, and Prays for his Success and Blessing
     
Jan 6, 2009
GPS Conversion Network Launches its Official Website
News
GPS Conversion Network Launches its Official Website, to complete a full Year of Progress and Expansion
     
Dec 30, 2008
RCA Statement in Support of Israel's Response in Gaza to Hamas Terror
Policies
In Support of Israel's Response in Gaza to Hamas Terror and Commending the Response of the United States
     
Dec 23, 2008
In Light of Madoff Scandal, RCA Recommits to Promoting Ethical Standards throughout the Jewish Community
Policies
     
Dec 22, 2008
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman
Rabbinic Profiles
Congregation Ahavas Israel, Passaic, NJ
     
Oct 30, 2008
Rabbi Adir Posy
Rabbinic Profiles
Congregation Shomrei Emunah, Baltimore, Maryland; Beth Jacob Congregation, Beverly Hills, California
     
Sep 24, 2008
RCA Task Force to Publish Jewish Principles and Ethical Guidelines for Business and Industry
News
     
Sep 18, 2008
Rabbi Asher Meir, PhD.
Rabbinic Profiles
Research Director, Business Ethics Center of Jerusalem
     
Sep 17, 2008
RCA Publishes Special Expanded Issue of its Renowned Journal Tradition
News
Volume commemorates Tradition's long-time editor and noted rabbinic leader Rabbi Dr. Walter Wurzburger
     
Sep 11, 2008
RCA Makes the Prozbul (the Classic Rabbinic Credit-Preserving Document) Available to Jewish Public
News
     
Sep 11, 2008
Rabbi Mordechai Friedfertig
Rabbinic Profiles
Yeshivat Ateret Yerushalayim, Jerusalem
     
Sep 2, 2008
Catholic-Orthodox Jewish Statement on Marriage: “Created in the Divine Image”
Policies
     
Aug 13, 2008
NY Times Publishes RCA Letter about Agriprocessors Investigations
Policies
     
Jun 25, 2008
Acclaimed "Seforim Blog" Adopted by RCA's Tradition
News
     
Jun 3, 2008
RCA Issues Statement about Agriprocessors
Policies
Regarding Recent Developments at Agriprocessors Meat Processing Plant in Postville, Iowa
     
May 23, 2008
Just in Time for the 2008 Wedding Season
News
The RCA and Beth Din of America Issue an Updated Version of the Halachic Prenuptial Agreement
     
May 21, 2008
RCA Holds Successful 72nd National Convention in Skokie IL
News
     
May 20, 2008
RCA Advocates Climate Change Education
Policies
     
May 19, 2008
Brief Portraits of Recently Deceased Chaverim
News
Composed by Rabbi Myron Rakowitz for the RCA National Convention, 2008/5768
     
May 6, 2008
RCA Affirms its Support for Israel's Conversion Authority
Policies
RCA Reacts to Ruling of Israeli Rabbinical Appeals Court regarding Past Conversions by the Israeli Conversion Authority
     
May 1, 2008
Rabbi Reuven Spolter
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi, Young Israel of Oak Park, Michigan
     
Apr 28, 2008
Rabbi Dr. Jerold Isenberg
Rabbinic Profiles
Chancellor, Hebrew Theological College, Skokie, Illinois Vice President, Midwest Region, Rabbinical Council of America
     
Apr 10, 2008
Rabbi Rafael Grossman
Rabbinic Profiles
West Side Institutional Synagogue, New York
     
Apr 7, 2008
RCA 2008 Annual Convention in Chicago, IL, May 18th - 20th
News
Major topics to include American dissent from Israeli government policies, Brain Death and Organ Transplantation, and the GPS Network of Batei Din for Conversion
     
Apr 1, 2008
Full Tradition Archive Goes Online
News
The RCA makes 50 years of Tradition Articles Available to the Public
     
Mar 20, 2008
Beth Din of America Hires Rabbi Shlomo Weissmann as New Director
News
Effective July 1, 2008, Weissmann Succeeds Rabbi Yona Reiss at RCA's Affiliate Beth Din
     
Mar 17, 2008
After Mercaz HaRav Attack in Jerusalem, RCA Visits Mourning and Wounded Israelis
News
“…. And Through Your Blood You Will Live”: Nine Shiva Visits in Two Days
     
Mar 14, 2008
Rabbi Jay Kelman, C.A.
Rabbinic Profiles
Torah in Motion, Toronto, Canada
     
Mar 13, 2008
Myths and Facts about the RCA's GPS - Geirus Policies and Standards
News
     
Mar 11, 2008
The RCA Supports all Valid Past Conversions by its Members
Policies
     
Mar 6, 2008
The Real Story Behind the New National Network of Conversion Courts
News
A View from the Inside
     
Mar 4, 2008
RCA Conversion Network Recognized: A Timely Solution
News
     
Feb 26, 2008
RCA Announces Establishment of Recognized National Network of Rabbinical Courts for Conversion
News
     
Feb 22, 2008
Rabbi Jack Bieler
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi, Kemp Mill Synagogue, Silver Spring, Maryland
     
Dec 20, 2007
Rabbi Kenneth Brander
Rabbinic Profiles
Dean, Center for the Jewish Future, Yeshiva University
     
Nov 16, 2007
Rabbi Hershel Billet
Rabbinic Profiles
Young Israel of Woodmere, New York
     
Nov 9, 2007
Rabbi Dr. Shlomo Riskin
Rabbinic Profiles
Chief Rabbi, City of Efrat, Israel; Chancellor, Ohr Torah Stone Colleges and Graduate Programs; President, Beit Morasha and The Robert M. Beren College
     
Oct 23, 2007
Statement in Advance of the Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations at Annapolis, MD
Policies
     
Oct 18, 2007
Rabbi Shlomo Hochberg
Rabbinic Profiles
Young Israel of Jamaica Estates, Queens, New York
     
Jul 11, 2007
RCA Recommends Less Restrictive Security Protocol for Religious Texts in Federal Prisons
Policies
Issues Joint Statement with Agudath Israel of America, Aleph Institute, National Council of Young Israel, and Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America
     
Jul 11, 2007
RCA, as a member of IJCIC, Writes Vatican Concerning Prayer about "Perfidious" Jews
Policies
     
Jun 21, 2007
Joining With Three Other Orthodox Organizations, RCA Opposes Redefinition of Marriage In New York State
Policies
     
Jun 14, 2007
Rabbi Joseph S. Ozarowski
Rabbinic Profiles
Jewish Healing Network of Chicago
     
Jun 12, 2007
RCA and OU Condemn the Recent Desecration of Arab Graves
Policies
Joint Statement by the Rabbinical Council of America and the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America Condemning the Recent Desecration of Arab Graves by a few Misguided Individuals
     
May 18, 2007
Rabbi Mordechai Wecker
Rabbinic Profiles
Stern Hebrew High School, Philadelphia, PA
     
May 2, 2007
RCA Membership Formally Embraces New Geirus Procedures
Policies
Ratifies Previous Acceptance of New Geirus Policy and Standards
     
May 1, 2007
RCA Advocates Life Insurance for All
Policies
     
May 1, 2007
RCA Calls upon Families to Supervise Teenagers on Vacation
Policies
Calls upon Orthodox parents to ensure adult supervision of teenagers on vacation.
     
May 1, 2007
RCA Commends Rabbi Naftali Hollander
Policies
Led RCA's Israel Region for twenty five years
     
May 1, 2007
RCA Supports Torah-based Environmental Movement
Policies
Urges Partnership with Canfei Nesharim and Wide Range of Measures to Protect and Foster Torah Knowledge about the Environment from a Torah Perspective
     
May 1, 2007
RCA Opposes New Jordanian Minaret on Temple Mount
Policies
     
May 1, 2007
RCA Urges Action on Plight of Gush Katif Refugees
Policies
Appalled by treatment of refugees since ejection from their homes.
     
May 1, 2007
RCA Urges Further Action to Eliminate Enslaved Prostitutes in Israel
Policies
     
May 1, 2007
RCA Reiterates Call to Action to Stop Genocide in Darfur, Sudan
Policies
     
May 1, 2007
RCA Blasts Hypocrisy of UN Human Rights Council
Policies
Calls for Council to be Reorganized or Supplanted to Protect World's Oppressed
     
May 1, 2007
RCA Seeks to Combat Abuse of Children by Applying Public School Standards to Nonpublic Schools
Policies
     
May 1, 2007
RCA Advocates Communal and Rabbinic Policies to Combat Smoking in Orthodox Community
Policies
Building on ban by Va'ad Halacha, RCA calls for smoke-free shuls and yeshivot, as well as educational and theraputic initiatives to eliminate smoking among Orthodox Jews.
     
Apr 30, 2007
RCA Reaffirms and Issues Text of Historic Conversion Partnership with Chief Rabbinate
News
Text of Agreed Upon Policies and Procedures Released to the Public (see below)
     
Apr 27, 2007
RCA and Israeli Chief Rabbinate Announce Historic Conversion Agreement
News
     
Apr 26, 2007
Rabbi Mordecai E. Zeitz
Rabbinic Profiles
Congregation Beth Tikvah Ahavat Shalom Nusach Hoari and the Hebrew Foundation School, Dollard Des Ormeaux, Montreal
     
Apr 19, 2007
Rabbi David J. Schnall, PhD.
Rabbinic Profiles
Dean, Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration, Yeshiva University, New York, NY
     
Apr 13, 2007
Rabbi Elie Abadie, M.D.
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi, The Edmund J. Saffra Synagogue, New York, NY; Director, Jacob E. Safra Institute of Sephardic Studies, Yeshiva Universitry, New York, NY
     
Mar 13, 2007
Torah Journal, Hadarom, is Published Online
News
     
Mar 12, 2007
Unconventional RCA 2007 Convention Called for April 29th - May 1st 2007
News
Groundbreaking 48th Annual Convention to be held at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Lower Manhattan
     
Mar 1, 2007
Rabbi Hyim Shafner
Rabbinic Profiles
Bais Abraham Congregation, St. Louis, Missouri
     
Mar 1, 2007
RCA Statement on Blood Libels and Current Misrepresentations
Policies
The blood libel has always been a lie—and it remains a lie.
     
Jan 29, 2007
RCA Journal, Tradition, Tackles War and Jewish Tradition
News
In a World Full of Strife, Tradition Journal Devotes Issue to War and the Jewish Tradition
     
Jan 26, 2007
Rabbi Yehudah Potok
Rabbinic Profiles
Academic Director & Dean of Faculty at the Prozdor Hebrew High School, Boston, MA
     
Dec 29, 2006
Chaplain Colonel Ira Kronenberg
Rabbinic Profiles
Deputy Installation Chaplain at Fort Dix, NJ.
     
Dec 15, 2006
RCA Asks Press to Ignore Certain Disturbed Jews
Policies
All Responsible Jews Revolted by Enemies of Israel, Even Those in Orthodox Garb
     
Dec 7, 2006
Response to Rabbinical Assembly's Decisions Regarding Ordination of Gays and Lesbians, and "Commitment Ceremonies"
Policies
     
Nov 16, 2006
Rabbi Barry Gelman
Rabbinic Profiles
United Orthodox Synagogues of Houston, Texas
     
Nov 8, 2006
Rabbi Hersh Galinsky
Rabbinic Profiles
Yeshivat Hadarom and Gan Yavneh, Rechovot, Israel
     
Nov 3, 2006
RCA and OU Join in Urging the Orthodox Community to Vote in Upcoming Elections
News
     
Oct 25, 2006
RCA and OU Join with US Bishops in Calling for Expanded School Choice Options and Support
News
     
Oct 24, 2006
RCA Announces New Appointments to the RCA/OU Kashrus Partnership as it Enters a New Era of Enhanced Kosher Consumer Services
News
     
Oct 3, 2006
Rabbi Dovid Cohen
Rabbinic Profiles
Associate Rabbi, Young Israel of the West Side and Sgan Mashgiach Ruchani, Yeshiva University, Manhattan, NY.
     
Sep 21, 2006
"So My Son Can Choose for Himself", by Moshe Rosenberg
News
     
Sep 21, 2006
"Vale of Tears", by Moshe Rosenberg
News
     
Sep 20, 2006
Comments by Rabbi Dale Polakoff, President of the Rabbinical Council of America, at Rally in Support of Israel and Against Global Terror
News
     
Sep 20, 2006
Rabbi Ellis Bloch
Rabbinic Profiles
Washington Heights Congregation, Washington Heights, NY
     
Sep 10, 2006
"Counting to Infinity", by Moshe Rosenberg
News
     
Aug 17, 2006
RCA Solidarity Mission to Israel Expresses View of "Tohar Haneshek" in light of the Unprecedented Realities of Recent War with Hezbollah
News
     
Aug 14, 2006
"Afterimages", by Moshe Rosenberg
News
The Rabbinical Council of America Distributes an Important and Touching Response to the Current Situation, through the lens of the new movie "World Trade Center"
     
Aug 14, 2006
Rabbinical Council of America Members Begin Solidarity Mission to Israel This Week
News
     
Jul 27, 2006
Rabbi Charles Sheer
Rabbinic Profiles
Director/Jewish Chaplain Emeritus, Columbia University and Barnard College, New York, NY
     
Jul 20, 2006
A Statement Regarding Israel and the War on Terror against Hezbollah, Hamas, and their State Sponsors in Iran and Syria
News
     
Jul 18, 2006
RCA Facilitates Solidarity with State of Israel by E-mail
News
RCA Establishes a Special E-mail Mechanism to Facilitate Broad Solidarity with the State of Israel
     
Jul 14, 2006
RCA Commends President Bush for his Unconditional Support of Israel
News
     
Jul 14, 2006
RCA Expresses Complete Solidarity With the People and State of Israel
News
     
Jul 5, 2006
RCA Protests Planned Gay Pride Parade in Jerusalem
Policies
Statement on a Parade Slated for the Sacred City of Jerusalem
     
Jul 5, 2006
Rabbi Yitzchok Adler
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi Yitzchok Adler, Beth David Synagogue, West Hartford, CT
     
Jul 3, 2006
RCA's Vaad Halacha Bans Use of Tobacco Products
Policies
     
Jun 29, 2006
Regarding the Abduction of Cpl. Shalit and the Murder of Eliahu Asheri
News
     
Jun 27, 2006
Rabbi David J. Radinsky
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi David J. Radinsky, Rabbi Emeritus of Brith Sholom Beth Israel Congregation, Charleston, SC
     
Jun 23, 2006
The Palestinian Responsibility for Civilian Deaths in Gaza
News
     
Jun 20, 2006
Rabbi David Glicksman
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi David Glicksman, Central New Jersey Jewish Home for the Aged, Somerset, NJ
     
Jun 19, 2006
RCA and others critique "Prisoner's Manifesto"
News
U.S. Orthodox Jewish groups critique Palestinian National Accord proposed for referendum by P.A. President Abbas: “There is no hope for peace in these pages."
     
Jun 8, 2006
Statement Regarding Agreement with Chief Rabbinate on Recognition in Israel of RCA Conversions
News
RCA is gratified at successful outcome of recent discussions.
     
Jun 6, 2006
Rabbi Avram Bogopulsky
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi Avram Bogopulsky,Beth Jacob Congregation, San Diego, CA
     
Jun 5, 2006
Tradition Journal Launches New Website: www.TraditionOnline.org
News
TraditionOnline.org, the online version of Tradition: A Journal of Orthodox Jewish Thought, is now accessible to anyone worldwide.
     
May 30, 2006
RCA Reaffirms its Commitment to Preventing Agunah Tragedies
News
Convention resolution insists that no member Rabbi officiate at a wedding unless a proper prenuptial agreement on get has been executed.
     
May 25, 2006
Rabbi Dale Polakoff
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi Dale Polakoff: Great Neck Synagogue, Great Neck, NY
     
May 24, 2006
RCA/OU Issue Open Letter re Missionaries on Israel TV
News
An Open Letter regarding the Television License granted by Israel Television to Christian Evangelical Groups
     
May 18, 2006
RCA Advocates Steps to Reduce Oil Consumption
Policies
The RCA urges the reduction of America's dependence on oil.
     
May 18, 2006
Convention Issues Educational Support Initiatives
Policies
The RCA reaffirms the need to support and fund our Jewish day schools and Yeshivot, and make a quality Jewish education accessible and affordable.
     
May 18, 2006
RCA Condemns Darfur Genocide
Policies
The RCA calls upon the Jewish community to do all that is in its power to put a stop to the genocide in Darfur, Sudan.
     
May 18, 2006
RCA Urges Proactive Iran Policy
Policies
The RCA urges steps to counter the serious and growing threat of the current Iranian government.
     
May 18, 2006
Increasing Demonization of the Settlers in Israel
Policies
RCA calls upon the government of Israel to deal with the settler population with respect, patience and within a context of brotherhood.
     
May 18, 2006
Protocols for Interfaith Dialogue
Policies
RCA reaffirms the need for continued adherance to Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik's guidelines regarding interfaith dialogue.
     
May 18, 2006
Use of Prenuptial Agreement
Policies
RCA reaffirms that no member rabbi should officiate at a wedding unless a proper prenuptial agreement has been executed.
     
May 18, 2006
Maintaining Passion for the State of Israel
Policies
The RCA calls upon its members to help maintain and foster a passion for the State of Israel, especially during a time when Israel is making some of her most difficult decisions.
     
May 18, 2006
Responding to Dishonest Behavior of Prominent Jewish Figures
Policies
The RCA condemns dishonest behavior, especially that of prominent Jewish figures, and urges steps to educate against future recurrences.
     
May 18, 2006
On the Evacuees of Gaza and Shomron
Policies
The RCA calls upon the State of Israel to assist the evacuees of Gaza and Shomron in assimilating back into Israeli society.
     
May 18, 2006
On The Importance of Preserving the Environment
Policies
RCA calls upon its members to educate concerning the importance of preserving the environment.
     
May 16, 2006
2006 Convention: Tending to an Army's Seoul
News
Chaplain Avraham Horovitz Honored at the RCA Convention
     
Apr 27, 2006
RCA Annual National Convention
News
The 2006 National Convention of The Rabbinical Council of America Will Deal with Critical Issues facing the Jewish Community May 7th - May 10th, Newark NJ.
     
Apr 7, 2006
Darfur Genocide: The RCA and OU Commend President Bush for his Strong Stand
Policies
They condemn Sudanese government supported atrocities and persecution of millions of innocent people.
     
Mar 29, 2006
Rabbi Mordechai Sevy
Rabbinic Profiles
Kehal Kadosh Tehilat Yerushalayim, Thornhill, Ontario, Canada
     
Mar 24, 2006
Unprecedented Number of New Members Admitted
News
Unprecedented Number of New Members Admitted to the RCA
     
Mar 24, 2006
Announcing www.TraditionOnline.org
News
The RCA Journal Tradition enters a new era with www.TraditionOnline.org
     
Mar 24, 2006
RCA rallies at the UN for Darfur
News
RCA participates in Joint Rabbinic Rally to Save Darfur
     
Mar 21, 2006
Update and Clarification regarding Expulsion of Rabbi Mordecai Tendler
News
Clarification Dated March 21, 2006 Regarding Rabbi M. Tendler, Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky and the Jerusalem Beit Din
     
Mar 20, 2006
West Coast RCA Regional Conference
News
RCA holds West Coast Regional Conference in Los Angeles
     
Mar 7, 2006
Exciting 2006 RCA Convention Announced
News
Major Issues to be addressed at RCA 2006 Convention scheduled for May 7-10 in Newark NJ
     
Feb 14, 2006
RCA Applauds Bush's Stand Against Hamas
Policies
RCA Congratulates President Bush for his State of Union Comments on Hamas Election Victory
     
Feb 8, 2006
Rabbi Pinchas Zekry
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi Pinchas Zekry: Great Synagogue of the Durban United Hebrew Congregation, Durban South Africa
     
Feb 7, 2006
Statement Regarding Events in Amona, Israel
Policies
The Rabbinical Council of America Issues a Statement Regarding Events in Amona, Israel
     
Jan 10, 2006
RCA Endorses Samuel Alito for the US Supreme Court
Policies
Statement in Support of the Confirmation of Judge Samuel Alito as Justice of the United States Supreme Court
     
Jan 5, 2006
Successful RCA CRC Midwest Regional Conference
News
RCA holds a successful Midwest Regional Conference in partnership with the Chicago Rabbinical Council (CRC)
     
Dec 30, 2005
Clarification Regarding Rabbi M. Tendler and Bet Din
News
On Thursday December 29th 2005, the leadership of the RCA sent the following clarification to all its members, regarding its decision to go to Zabla in New York to adjudicate the matter of the expulsion of Rabbi Mordecai Tendler. Relevant New York Beit Din documents are attached.
     
Dec 27, 2005
Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design
Policies
In response to the public debate over Intelligent Design and Scientific theory, the RCA has issued the following statement clarifying its view on this matter as it relates to Torah Judaism, and the biblical account of creation.
     
Dec 12, 2005
New Director of Public Affairs Announced
News
Rabbi Moshe Rosenberg, a distinguished leader of the Queens, NY Jewish Community, and member of the RCA's Executive Committee appointed to new position.
     
Nov 9, 2005
Rabbi Chaim Marder
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi Chaim Marder: Hebrew Institute of White Plains, White Plains, NY
     
Oct 13, 2005
Rabbi David S. Fine
Rabbinic Profiles
Rabbi David S. Fine: Congregation Beth Israel Abraham and Voliner, Overland Park, KS
     
Sep 30, 2005
RCA at Inauguration of Chief Justice Roberts
News
Minutes after his induction, the Rabbinical Council of America bestowed a Blessing on the new Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court
     
Sep 16, 2005
Testimony of RCA at Senate Judiciary Committee
Policies
Text of the testimony by Rabbi Dale Polakoff, President of the Rabbinical Council of America, in appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings in support of the nomination of Judge John Roberts, on September 15th 2005
     
Sep 16, 2005
RCA President Testifies to Confirm Roberts
News
RCA President Rabbi Dale Polakoff Testifies on behalf of the Rabbinical Council of America at the Senate Confirmation Hearings for Judge John Roberts to be the next US Chief Justice
     
Sep 13, 2005
RCA Condemns Destruction of Holy Sites in Gaza
Policies
The Rabbinical Council of America issues a Statement Condemning the Wanton Destruction of Synagogues and other Jewish Holy Sites in Gaza
     
Sep 13, 2005
Hurricane Katrina and the Mystery of God's Ways
Policies
The Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina: The Rabbinical Council of America Issues a Statement on the Mystery of God's Ways
     
Sep 9, 2005
RCA Announces Growth and Expansion
News
The Rabbinical Council of America Announces Significant Growth and Expansion on Multiple Fronts
     
Sep 8, 2005
RCA to Help Aid Katrina
News
RCA Joins with Sister Organizations to Aid Hurricane Katrina Victims
     
Aug 25, 2005
RCA Commends Bush Nominee, Judge John Roberts
Policies
Statement of the Rabbinical Council of America on the Nomination of Judge John Roberts to the US Supreme Court
     
Jul 27, 2005
RCA Responds to the Jewish Press
News
The RCA responds to the Jewish Press editorial of July 22, 2005
     
Jul 13, 2005
Press Release
News
The Rabbinical Council of America Responds to the Hazmanah issued by a Jerusalem Regional Court
     
Jul 13, 2005
Hebrew Response
News
Hebrew Letter to Jerusalem Beit Din
     
Jul 13, 2005
English Translation of Response
News
English Translation of Letter to Jerusalem Beit Din
     
Jun 27, 2005
Open Letter to the Jewish Community
News
An Open Letter to the Jewish Community Regarding the Investigation and Expulsion of Rabbi Mordecai Tendler
     
Jun 7, 2005
Metzitza Be'Peh - Halachic Clarification
Policies
Regarding Metzitza Be'Peh, RCA Clarifies Halachic Background to Statement of March 1, 2005
     
May 19, 2005
Post RCA Convention
News
The RCA 2005 Annual Convention: A Resounding Success, Reflects a Rejuvenated & Energized Organization
     
May 17, 2005
The Israeli Disengagement Plan
Policies
RCA Affirms the Importance of Peaceful, Democratic Processes in the Context of Israel's Plan to Withdraw from Yesha
     
May 17, 2005
Aliyah
Policies
RCA Encourages its Rabbis to Promote Aliyah
     
May 17, 2005
Illegal Internet Downloading
Policies
RCA Calls Upon Community to Desist from Downloading Copyrighted Music and Other Materials from the Internet
     
May 17, 2005
Gambling as Communal Fundraising Vehicle
Policies
RCA Calls Upon Communal Institutions to Desist from Using High-Stakes Gambling to Raise Funds
     
May 17, 2005
Israeli Supreme Court Conversion Policy
Policies
RCA Reaffirms Committment to Conversion, Decries Israeli Supreme Court Decisions Favoring non-Halachic Conversions over National Unity
     
May 17, 2005
Fire Safety in Jewish Community
Policies
RCA Reiterates Importance of Fire Safety on Shabbat and Holidays
     
May 17, 2005
Criminal Background Checks for Workers with Youth
Policies
RCA Encourages All Institutions Dealing with Jewish Youth to Conduct Criminal Background Checks on Employees, and Advocates Legislation Requiring Same
     
Apr 20, 2005
2005 Convention
News
RCA Announces Schedule for Annual Convention
     
Apr 19, 2005
Hachlatah 1 of Bet Din
News
Hachlatah (Preliminary Opinion) 1 as Issued by the Bet Din Ha-Ezori of Jerusalem
     
Apr 19, 2005
Statement by the RCA
News
Supplementary Statement on Rabbi Mordecai Tendler
     
Apr 19, 2005
Hachlatot
News
Hachlatot (Preliminary Opinions) as Issued by the Bet Din Ha-Ezori of Jerusalem
     
Apr 12, 2005
Statement on Rabbi Mordecai Tendler
News
Statement in the Matter of the Investigation of Rabbi Mordecai Tendler
     
Apr 12, 2005
Pope John Paul II
Policies
On the Death of Pope John Paul II
     
Apr 12, 2005
OU/IPA Mission
News
OU/IPA Mission to Washington, DC
     
Apr 8, 2005
Register for the May Convention!
News
RCA Annual Convention To Be Held May 15th-May 17th
     
Mar 28, 2005
Letter to the Prime Minister
Policies
Open Letter by the RCA to Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Regarding Referendum
     
Mar 28, 2005
RCA re-issues the Halachic Living Will
Policies
RCA re-issues the Halachic Living Will
     
Mar 18, 2005
RCA Expels Member
News
Recent Action Regarding Rabbi Mordecai Tendler
     
Mar 1, 2005
Bris Milah and Metzitza Be'Peh RCA Policy
Policies
Bris Milah and Metzitza Be'Peh RCA Policy
     
Feb 4, 2005
New Staff Appointments at the RCA
News
Rabbi Reuven Bulka and Rabbi Barry Kornblau Join the RCA
     
Feb 4, 2005
Changes at the Journal Tradition
News
RCA Announces New Policies and Personnel at the Journal Tradition
     
Oct 22, 2004
Statement on Stem Cell Research
Policies
RCA Reissues 2001 Statement of RCA/OU on the Important Topic of Stem Cell Research, as Formulated as a Letter to President Bush
     
Sep 23, 2004
Chief Rabbinate
Policies
RCA Endorses Chief Rabbinate Regarding Current Situation in Israel
     
Aug 29, 2004
Statement on Sudanese in Darfur, Sudan
Policies
A Statement of Moral Principle, and a Call to Action by the RCA Regarding the Impending Genocide of more than 1,000,000 Black Moslem Sudanese at the Hands of their Arab Oppressors in Darfur, Sudan
     
Aug 9, 2004
RCA Introduces New Web Site
News
Welcome to the completely revised and updated website of the Rabbinical Council of America!
     
Jun 15, 2004
Resolution on Allegations of Sexual Impropriety
Policies
Policy and Procedures Regarding Allegations of Impropriety Against an RCA Member
     
Jun 7, 2004
Convention Resolutions '04
News
Far-Reaching Resolutions on Sensitive Subjects Passed at the Annual Convention of The Rabbinical Council of America
     
Jun 1, 2004
Proposal for RCA National Charity Registry 2004
Policies
     
May 5, 2004
Geirus Report 2004
Policies
A Report Delivered at the RCA 2004 Convention
     
Apr 23, 2004
Amendment to the RCA By-Laws, Article 3, Section 4 2004
Policies
     
Mar 30, 2004
Same-Sex Marriage
Policies
Rabbinical Council of America & Union of Orthodox Congregations of America Oppose Same-Sex Marriage "Stand opposed to any attempt... to bestow the sanctity of marriage upon same-sex couples"
     
Mar 19, 2004
Etz Hayim
Policies
OU/RCA Statement Regarding Publication of Conservative Movement’s New Torah Commentary
     
Jun 6, 2003
New Chief Professional
News
Rabbi Basil Herring Selected to be Executive Vice President of the Rabbinical Council of America
     
May 28, 2003
RCA Resolution Regarding Allegations of Sexual Abuse by Rabbis
Policies
Adopted May 28, 2003
     
Feb 21, 2002
Israeli Supreme Court Ruling
Policies
OU/RCA Statement Regarding Israeli Supreme Court Ruling on Non-Halachic Conversions
     
Nov 9, 2001
Prayer for Military Forces
Policies
Rabbinical Council of America Releases Special Prayer for Safety of American Military Forces
     
Sep 5, 2001
Tradition Editor
News
Rabbi Dr. Michael A. Shmidman Named Editor of Tradition
     
May 30, 2001
Rabbi Hershel Billet
News
Rabbi of Young Israel of Woodmere, NY, Elected President of the Rabbinical Council of America
     
May 17, 2001
Jonathan Pollard
Policies
Rabbinical Council of America Resolution on Jonathan Pollard
     
May 16, 2001
Standards of Conduct
Policies
A Proclamation Reinforcing the Importance of Standards of Conduct for Jewish Leaders
     
May 16, 2001
Partnership with Israel
Policies
The Rabbinical Council of America's Partnership with Israel
     
May 16, 2001
Solidarity with Israel
Policies
Solidarity with Israel
     
May 1, 2001
Sanctions to be Imposed on One Who Withholds Issuance or Receipt of a Get
Policies
Resolution, 2001 RCA Convention
     
Sep 25, 2000
Tzioni Dati Educational System
Policies
Rabbinical Council of America Urges the Israeli Government's Continued Support of the Tzioni Dati Educational System
     
Jun 28, 2000
Ya'ar Ramot Synagogue
Policies
The Rabbinical Council of America and Orthodox Union Condemn Torching of Ya'ar Ramot Synagogue
     
May 10, 2000
Mesaser Nissu'in Project
News
Rabbinical Council of America to Implement Pre-marital Training Curriculum to Be Mandated as a Major Initiative for the Rabbinate
     
May 9, 2000
Hakarat Hatov Award
News
Harry and Esther Walker to Receive Rabbinical Council of America's First Hakarat Hatov Award at The Rye Town Hilton, May 31, 2000
     
Mar 30, 2000
Homosexual Relationships
Policies
Rabbinical Council of America Condemns Reform Statement on Homosexual Relationships
     
Jan 18, 2000
Golan Heights
Policies
Golan Heights
     
Dec 21, 1999
Vermont Supreme Court
Policies
Rabbinical Council of America Critical of Vermont Supreme Court’s Ruling Regarding Same-Sex Couple Recognition
     
Jun 10, 1999
Iranian Jews Arrested
Policies
The RCA and Orthodox Union Ask for the Release of 13 Iranian Jews Arrested
     
Jun 1, 1999
Rabbi Kenneth N. Hain
News
Rabbi of Congregation Beth Sholom, Lawrence, New York, Elected President of the Rabbinical Council of America
     
Jun 1, 1999
Agunot 1999
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1999
Alternative Life Styles and Moral Equivalencies 1999
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1999
Batei Din 1999
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1999
Communal Propriety 1999
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1999
Engery Policy 1999
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1999
Health Care Reform 1999
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1999
Human Law and Dignity 1999
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1999
International Religious Persecution 1999
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1999
Israeli Religious Integrity and the North American Jewish Community 1999
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1999
Jewish Education and Outreach 1999
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1999
Religion and State 1999
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1999
School Choice 1999
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1999
Support for the Family 1999
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1999
Synagogue Activities 1999
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1999
The Jewish Woman and the Torah Community 1999
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1999
Personal Ethics
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1999
American Recognition of Jerusalem (1999)
Policies
RCA Urges United States to Recognize Jerusalem as Israel's Capital
     
Jun 1, 1999
Israel and The United States (1999)
Policies
RCA pledges to work for continued vigorous American support for the State of Israel
     
Jun 1, 1999
Israelis Missing in Action (1999)
Policies
RCA Calls on the United States Government To Secure the Release of Israeli MIA's
     
Jun 1, 1999
The Search For Peace (1999)
Policies
Within the RCA family there are many reactions to the peace process but there is much we can all agree upon
     
May 14, 1999
Agunah Task Force
News
Rabbinical Council of America Agunah Task Force
     
Mar 30, 1999
Genocide in Yugoslavia
Policies
Rabbis Asks The World Not to "Pass Over" Genocide in Yugoslavia
     
Jan 6, 1999
Political Advertising
Policies
Political Advertising
     
Sep 14, 1998
Fetus Sex Selection
Policies
Rabbinical Council of America Issues Halakhic Perspective on Guidelines of Fetus Sex Selection
     
Jun 1, 1998
Agunot 1998
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1998
Domestic Violence 1998
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1998
Healthcare 1998
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1998
Outreach 1998
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1998
Poverty 1998
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1998
Religious Pluralism In Israel (1998)
Policies
RCA Urges All Members of the Jewish Community to Cease Personal Attacks On Matters of Community Concern
     
Jun 1, 1998
Israelis Missing in Action (1998)
Policies
RCA Urges US Government to Use Every Appropriate Channel to Secure the Release of Israeli MIA's
     
Jun 1, 1998
Resolution on Agunot, Prenuptials, et al.
Policies
     
Jul 8, 1997
Health Care Proxy
Policies
Rabbinical Council's Response Towards Health Care Proxy and Medical Directive of New York City Hospice and Supportive Care AIDS Initiative
     
Jun 1, 1997
Genetic Engineering and Cloning 1997
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1997
Integrity of the Morah De' Asrah 1997
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1997
Preservation of the Family 1997
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1997
Public Pronouncements and Intra-Jewish Relationships 1997
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1997
Regulation of T. V. Programming 1997
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1997
Palestinian Compliance (1997)
Policies
RCA Calls on All Members of Jewish Community to Demand Palestinian Compliance With Terms of Peace Process
     
Jun 1, 1997
Status of Jerusalem
Policies
RCA Calls on All Involved In Peace Negotiations to Understand Involate Status of Jersualem
     
Jun 1, 1997
Support For Israel (1997)
Policies
RCA Urges Jewish Community to Recognize Importance of the State of Israel to all Jews
     
Apr 4, 1997
Orthodox Union
Policies
The Rabbinical Council of America and the Orthodox Union Repudiate Divisive Pronouncements
     
Apr 1, 1997
Response to Attacks on Orthodox Rabbinate
Policies
Response to Attacks on Orthodox Rabbinate
     
Mar 24, 1997
Response to Attacks on Orthodox Rabbinate
Policies
Response to Attacks on Orthodox Rabbinate
     
Mar 14, 1997
Passover Price Gouging
Policies
Rabbinical Council of America Warns of Passover Price Gouging, Stringencies
     
Feb 6, 1997
Defining Orthodoxy
News
Rabbinical Council of America Midyear Conference "Defining Orthodoxy" February 19, 1997, Lincoln Square Synagogue
     
Jun 1, 1996
RCA Condemns Attempt to Remove Judaism From The Cirriculum in Israeli Schools
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1996
RCA Stresses the Importance of All Human Life - Jewish or Non-Jewish
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1996
The RCA applauds the significant increase in the representation of the Orthodox community in the Knesset in recent election
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1996
Support for the NRP
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1996
Support for the UJA
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1996
In Light of High Divorce Rates, RCA Pledges A Renewed Committment to Teaching About Marraige and Fatherhood
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1996
Statement Regarding Chabad Messianism
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1996
The Rabbinical Council of America deplores the degradation of any human life, Jewish or non-Jewish
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1996
Duties of the Task Force on The Sanctity of the Jewish Family
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1994
Israeli Prisoners of War (1993)
Policies
Israel Urges Arab States to Release The Israeli MIA's In Compliance With Geneva Conventions
     
Jun 1, 1993
Sentence of Jonathan Pollard (1993)
Policies
RCA Urges Jewish Community to Speak Out on Behalf of Justice for Pollard
     
Jun 1, 1993
Euthanasia - Assisted Suicide 1993
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1993
Homosexuality 1993
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1993
Physical and Sexual Abuse of Children 1993
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1993
Pre-Nuptial Agreements and Recalcitrant Spouses 1993
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1993
Reaffirmation of the Halachic View of Proper Sexual Behavior 1993
Policies
     
Jun 13, 1991
RCA Urges Use of its Health Care Proxy
Policies
     
Jun 13, 1991
RCA Prohibits Smoking in Presence of Others
Policies
Recognizing dangers of second-hand smoke, RCA bans smoking at its events and urges Jewish community to do same.
     
Jun 1, 1991
American Jews and Israel(1991)
Policies
RCA Calls on American Jews to Strengthen Their Ties With Israel and Its People
     
Jun 1, 1991
Ethiopian Jews
Policies
RCA Calls Upon the Appropriate Authorities to Complete the Rescue of the Remnant of the Jews in Ethiopia, Syria and all other Jews in extremis
     
Jun 1, 1991
Operation Exodus (1991)
Policies
RCA Calls on its Members and Congregations to Support Operation Exodus
     
Jun 1, 1991
Soviet Jewry & Ethiopian Jewry (1991)
Policies
RCA Strongly Supports Efforts Towards Spiritual Absorption of Ethopian and Soviet Jews Into Israeli Society
     
Jun 1, 1991
Israel In the Media (1991)
Policies
RCA Urges Members and their Congregations to Actively Combat Media Bias Against of Israel
     
Jun 1, 1991
Israel and The United States (1991)
Policies
RCA Urges Members and Congregations to Communicate Our Community's Viewpoint on Israel to Elected Officials
     
Jun 1, 1991
Mixed Marriage 1991
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1991
Pollard 1991
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1991
Rosh Beth Din 1991
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1991
The Environment 1991
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1991
Tzedakah 1991
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1991
Freedom of Religion 1991
Policies
     
Jun 1, 1991
Gittin and Agunot 1991
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Shabbos as a Standard of Kashrus 1990
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Torah For Children 1990
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Torah Learning 1990
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Confronting Issues in the RCA 1989
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Good Health 1989
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Meeting the Needs of RCA Members 1989
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Oppressed Jewries 1989
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Resolution on Resolutions 1989
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Catholic Jewish Relations 1988
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Nazi War Criminals and Holocaust Education 1988
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Pastoral Education Committee 1988
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Rights of Sabbath Observers
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Israeli Yeshivot (1987)
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Arkaut AKUM 1987
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Holocaust 1987
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Jews in Arab Lands 1987
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Ohel Children’s Home 1987
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The Greater Orthodox Jewish Community 1987
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International Affairs Commission 1985
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Resolution 1985
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Convention 1983
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Desanctification and Evaluation of Human Life 1983
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Federation 1983
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Flashas 1983
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Holocaust 1983
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Nuclear Restraint 1983
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Patrilineal Descent 1983
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Russian Jewry 1983
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Aliyah (1983)
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Israeli Chief Rabbis and President (1983)
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Convention 1981
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Funeral Standards 1981
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Interreligious Relations 1981
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Jewish Education 1981
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Raoul Wallenberg 1981
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Soviet Jewish Emigres
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UNESCO 1981
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Yeshiva University 1981
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The Holocaust 1981
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Kashrusth Commission Resolution 1959
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