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.
The protest was held at Beacon NY on the banks...
Elliot Brandt named AIPAC-national managing director
Will the summer of war affect High Holy Days sermons?
The shofar saves a rabbi’s life: a case study
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Three books, three opinions about The Lubavitcher Rebbe
U.S. providing additional $71 million in Gaza aid
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,...