Three invitations to upcoming events beginning this coming Wednesday. Please read!

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Invitations below:

  1. Conference call on Coronavirus and Halachah on Wednesday, February 19
  2. Gravesite yahrtzeit gathering for Rav Gershon Tannenbaum zt”l on Sunday, March 1
  3. Rosh Chodesh Adar conference on Tuesday, February 2

Your presence will greatly enhance the Torah, tefillah and comaradery.

The Rabbinical Alliance of America/Igud HaRabbonim and the National Council of Young Israel Announce a Major Conference Call of Vital Importance for Rabbonim, Chaplains and Rebbitzens

Halachic and Medical Implications of Novel Coronavirus and Influenza

Wednesday February 19th, 2020 at 8:45 PM EST

Featuring Rabbi Aaron E. Glatt MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA
Assistant Rabbi of the Young Israel of Woodmere; Chair of Medicine, Chief of Infectious Diseases & Hospital Epidemiologist, Mount Sinai South Nassau; Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Member of the Rabbinical Council of America and former member of the RCA Executive Committee; Director of the Medical Halacha Commission, Rabbinical Alliance of America.

Rabbi Dr. Glatt will impart vital information about these two serious potentially life threatening contagious illnesses. He will share medical and halachic concerns that a Rav should be aware of. There will be time for questions and answers after the presentation.

Call in number 605-468-8000 Access number 772151 followed by the #.

You will first be put on mute until the Question and Answer period when you will be able to call in with your questions. At that time everyone will be off mute. When you call and acknowledged, please state your name and if possible your position. Until Rabbi Dr. Glatt concludes his response, you are requested to put your phone on mute. Please be brief with your question. Only one question for each person. We would appreciate if you would email Rabbi Blank and Rabbi Hammer your questions in advance.

Please note this special conference call with Rabbi Glatt MD will be recorded.

Rabbi Leonard (Yehuda) Blank MS, BCC, Director of Chaplaincy Commission and External Affairs, Rabbinical Alliance of America, 917-446-2126,

Rabbi Binyamin Hammer, Director of Rabbinical Services, National Council of Young Israel, 212-929-1525,

{ This special conference call which is free is sponsored by the RAA/Igud and the NCYI. }

Dear חבר:

The Rabbinical Alliance of America/Igud HaRabbonim invites you to attend the fourth Yahrzeit Observance and Rosh Chodesh Adar Seudah and conference לעלוי נשמת in Memory of HaRav Gershon Tannenbaum, ZT’L, הרב גרשון ב”ר משה יעקב טאננענבוים זצ”ל our highly respected and esteemed Director and Menahel of many years.

The seudah is scheduled to take place on Rosh Chodesh Adar, Tuesday, February 25, 2020, Shevat 30, 5780, 6:30 PM at the board room of Maimonides Medical Center, located on the 5th floor at 4802 10th Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11219. Our host is the Hinvov Rav, Rabbi Avrohom Friedlander, who also serves as the Rav of Maimonides Medical Center and the Bais Medrash of Maimonides Medical Center.

Please make every effort to attend this important Rosh Chodesh Adar Igud/RAA Conference, as is our custom important topics will be discussed.

Please remember to complete the Gemara you have chosen to learn for our Chai Ellul Annual Siyum HaShas.
On behalf of the Igud/RAA Presidium and of the Beth Din, I extend greetings of Torah.

Rabbi Mendy Mirocznik
Executive Vice-President, Rabbinical Alliance of America