The Rabbinical Alliance of America Supports Sanctity of Life and Opposes Doctor-Prescribed Suicide

The Rabbinical Alliance of America – Igud Harabbonim, representing nearly one thousand Rabbis serving throughout the United States – declares its unequivocal opposition to physician assisted suicide. The New York State Assembly has once again introduced the “Medical Aid in Dying Act”, a bill that would legalize physician assisted suicide. If enacted, this bill would put into practice a profound disrespect for the sanctity of human life. Rabbi Aaron E. Glatt, MD, states that, “Judaism absolutely forbids the active taking of life, regardless of the ‘quality of that life’ as perceived by ever changing social and or secular mores.” [...Click headline above for more...] 

The Rabbinical Alliance of America Calls for Congressional Censure and Sanction of Representative Ilhan Omar

The Rabbinical Alliance of America – Igud Harabbonim, representing nearly one thousand Rabbis serving throughout the United States – concurs with United States Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi that “Congresswoman Omar’s use of anti-Semitic tropes and prejudicial accusations about Israel’s supporters are deeply offensive.” RAA/Igud commends Speaker Pelosi and other members of the House of Representatives for condemning these prejudiced remarks and for calling upon Representative Omar to apologize for her hurtful comments.  [...Click headline above for more...] 

Rabbinical Alliance of America Celebrates the Life of HaRav Gershon Tannenbaum, ZT”L

On Tuesday, February 5, 2019, Shevat 30, 5779, Rosh Chodesh Adar Aleph, the Rabbinical Alliance of America/Igud HaRabbonim held its Rosh Chodesh Adar Aleph seudah and conference in memory of HaRav Gershon Tannenbaum, ZT”L, the highly respected and esteemed Director and Menahel of the RAA/Igud for many years. [...Click headline above for more...] 

The Rabbinical Alliance of America Commends SOTU Pro Life Statement

The Rabbinical Alliance of America – Igud Harabbonim, representing nearly one thousand rabbis serving throughout the United States – commends President Donald J. Trump for his vital statement in support of and in the protection of the viable fetus about to be born. In the President’s own words: [...Click headline above for more...] 

Rabbinical Alliance of America Opposes Imbalanced New York Abortion Law

The Rabbinical Alliance of America – Igud Harabbonim, representing nearly one thousand rabbis serving throughout the United States – congratulates Ben Shapiro for addressing the annual March for Life on January 18, 2019. He stood together with Americans of all faiths to defend the most vulnerable population in this country – the unborn. Jewish law and tradition greatly value the sanctity and preciousness of all human life. This tremendous concern extends even to the unborn child growing inside a mother, despite that such a fetus is not yet accorded the full status of life given to a living person. [...Click headline above for more...] 

Rabbinical Alliance of America Calls for Securing Borders & Securing Wages for Federal Workers

The Rabbinical Alliance of America – Igud Harabbonim, representing nearly one thousand rabbis serving throughout the United States – calls on the political powers in Washington, D.C., to calm the rancor and acrimony enveloping our government and citizenry at levels more dangerous than seen in recent history. [...Click headline above for more...] 

The Rabbinical Alliance of America Congratulates the Democratic National Committee For Dropping Partnership With Women’s March

The Rabbinical Alliance of America – Igud Harabbonim, representing nearly one thousand rabbis serving throughout the United States – congratulates the Democratic National Committee for dropping its partnership with the Women’s March. This development comes amid accusations of anti-Semitism within the leadership of the Women’s March which caused many organizations to drop their support of this year’s march scheduled for January 19, 2019. [...Click headline above for more...] 

The Rabbinical Alliance of America Calls On Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Insist Representative Rashida Tlaib Clarify Her View on the State of Israel

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, representing nearly one thousand rabbis serving throughout the United States of America — calls upon House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to insist that Representative Rashida Tlaib clarify her position on the State of Israel.  [...Click headline above for more...]