Mar 20, 2006
On Monday March 20th 2006, the RCA held a West Coast regional rabbinic conference in Los Angeles, in partnership with the Rabbinical Council of California, the Orthodox Union and Yeshiva University?s Center for the Jewish Future. Many local RCA participated, under the leadership of RCA West Coast Vice President, Rabbi Daniel Korobkin.
Among notable rabbis and rebbeim who addressed the rabbis in attendance, were Rabbi Yonasan Sachs, Rosh Yeshiva at RIETS, as well as Rabbi Basil Herring, Executive Vice President of the Rabbinical Council of America. Rabbi Herring spoke on the subject ?Effective Rabbinic Leadership in our Time: Ethical Imperatives, Communal Creativity, and the Authority of the Teacher of Torah.?
Numerous shared concerns were covered in-depth, in response to communal trends and rabbinic leadership, as well as potential new services to be undertaken jointly, for the personal and professional enhancement of the West Coast rabbinate.