The Rabbinical Alliance of America Commends New York City Councilman Chaim Deutsch for Standing up Against Bigotry

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American rabbis — commends New York City Councilman Chaim Deutsch for standing up against bigotry and hate. At last month’s Community Education Council 22, Councilman Deutsch demanded punishment for Dr. Jackie Cody, a member of the Education Council 22 who referred to Asian Americans as “yellow folks” and “yellow children” in a group email string for members of parental boards across New York City. At the meeting, Councilman Deutsch argued that Dr. Cody’s language was unacceptable and sparred with several members of the panel. [...Click headline above for more...] 

Rabbinical Alliance of America Joins the People of England in Mourning the Victims of the London Bridge Attack

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American rabbis — joins the people of England in mourning the victims of the Friday, November 29, 2019, deadly London terror attack at Fishmongers’ Hall on the northern end of London Bridge. The attacker killed two people and injured three others, who are currently being treated in the hospital.  [...Click headline above for more...] 

RAA/IGUD Letter to Secretary of State Pompeo

Hon. Michael Pompeo
Secretary of State
The United States Department of State
Harry S Truman Bldng 2201 C Street NW
Washington, DC 20520

Dear Mr. Secretary;

The Rabbinical Alliance of America/Igud Horabbonim notes with chagrin the appalling action of 106 members of the United States House of Representatives, all members of the Democratic party, who issued a letter to you as Secretary of State, calling into question your conduct of foreign policy as an officer of the executive branch, and who serves at the pleasure of the President. [...Click headline above for more...] 

Rabbinical Alliance of America Applauds Administration Decision About Israel’s Rights In Judea And Samaria

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American rabbis — applauds the historic decision of President Donald Trump in recognizing Israel’s right to establish cities and towns in Judea and Samaria. This recognition places the current administration in the history books as having a hand in initiating the restoration of the Biblical State of Israel, a restoration which, for almost two thousand years, has constituted the hopes and dreams of millions of people of different faiths the world over. [...Click headline above for more...] 

Rabbinical Alliance of America Salutes Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

By Rabbi Yehoshua S. Hecht, Norwalk, Connecticut.

Member Presidium Rabbinical Alliance of America – Igud Harabonim

November 18, 2019: The Rabbinical Alliance of America welcomes todays crucial statement and clarification by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo regarding Jewish settlements and communities situated on the West Bank of Israel. [...Click headline above for more...] 

Rabbinical Alliance of America Joins in Mourning the School Shooting Victims in Santa Clarita, California

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American rabbis — joins the people of Santa Clarita, California in mourning victims of the school shooting leaving three people killed and four others injured which occurred on November 14, 2019.  [...Click headline above for more...] 

Councilman Fernando Cabrera Presents a Legislative Report at the Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan Conference of the Rabbinical Alliance of America

On Wednesday, October 30, 2019, the Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American rabbis — convened its monthly conference at Congregation Knesseth Meir in Far Rockaway, New York. Rabbi Mendy Mirocznik, executive vice–president of the Rabbinical Alliance of America thanked Rabbi Betzalel Korn, rabbi of Congregation Knesseth Meir, for hosting the conference and Rabbi Moish Schmerler, director of the Rabbinical Alliance of America, who together with Rabbi Mendy Borenstein and Rabbi Yitzchok Noach Borenstein sponsored the dinner and conference in memory of their respective father-in-law and father Rabbi Shmuel Borenstein, ZT’L, who served for nearly half a century as a teacher (Rosh Mesivta) at YUHSB MTA. [...Click headline above for more...] 

The Rabbinical Alliance of America Appoints Rabbi Dr. Joseph Frager as Chairman of its Israel Advocacy Commission

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American rabbis — congratulates Rabbi Dr. Joseph Frager on receiving Semicha (rabbinical ordination) from Kollel Ayshel Avraham Rabbinical Seminary headed by its Rosh Kollel, HaGaon HaRav Yaakov Spivak, Shlit’a, who is also a Presidium Member of the Igud HaRabbonim.  [...Click headline above for more...]