In 1998, The Shalom Center and the Elat Chayyim spiritual retreat center co-sponsored a “liturgical/spiritual protest” against the poisoning of the Hudson River by the PCBs that the General Electric Corporation had poured into it.
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Tag: Rabbinical Assembly
January 30, 2014 | 5:21 am
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Give shalom a chance!
Give diplomacy with Iran a chance!
That is not just a slogan. We need to act on it, because others are acting against it – trying to torpedo diplomacy. And they might win, unless we act.
If they do win, they will actually make it more...
January 3, 2013 | 1:45 pm
Rabbi Irwin Groner, a former president of the Conservative movement's Rabbinical Assembly, has died.
Groner, who led Congregation Shaarey Zedek in Detroit for more than four decades, died Dec. 30 at a hospital in that city. He was 81 and suffered from Parkinson's disease.
November 5, 2012 | 10:25 am
The Buffalo Board of Rabbis condemned the involvement in High Holidays services at the University of Buffalo Hillel of a rabbi who was expelled from the Rabbinical Assembly over ethics violations.
Rabbi A. Charles Shalman ran this year's High Holidays services at the Hillel on...
September 28, 2011 | 1:45 pm
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Sandy Koufax on the mound. Click the BIG ARROW Koufax chosen in Israel Baseball League's (IBL) first-ever draft
Power-hitting California outfielder Aaron Levin was the first player selected in the Israel Baseball League's inaugural draft. The Modi'in Miracles made Levin, 22,...