Rabbinical Alliance of America/Igud HaRabbonim Celebrates 10th Chag HaSemicha of Kollel Ayshel at Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan Seudah

By: Fern Sidman

A palpable electricity filled the air at the Aur Torah Sephardic Minyan of Staten Island on Wednesday evening, October 10th (Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan) as over 300 people gathered for the monthly Rosh Chodesh (Cheshvan) Suedah and Conference of the Rabbinical Alliance of America/Igud HaRabbonim dedicated in honor of the 10th Chag HaSemicha of the world renowned Kollel Ayshel Avraham Rabbinical Seminary under the exemplary leadership of HaGaon HaRav Yaakov Dovid Spivak, Shlit’a. Each successive Chag HaSemicha has graduated the finest Rabbonim who go on to proudly serve Klall Yisroel in multiple capacities. [...Click headline above for more...] 

The Rabbinical Alliance of America Condemns Hate Crime Committed Against Man In Boro Park Incident

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The Rabbinical Alliance of America Condemns Hate Crime Committed Against Man in Boro Park Incident

The Rabbinical Alliance of America (RAA) — Igud HaRabbonim, with a membership of over 950 Orthodox Rabbis — condemns Monday’s anti-Semitic attack against Mr. Lipa Schwartz, a 62-year-old A Jewish resident of Borough Park, Brooklyn. Mr. Schwartz was walking quietly, on his way to prayer services, when Farrukh Afzal, allegedly pulled up in a car, sprang from the vehicle and viciously beat the victim. Mr. Schwartz said the attacker spoke a foreign language he believed may have been Arabic. Mr. Schwartz suffered facial and head injuries. [...Click headline above for more...] 

His Honor Mayor “X”

Katie Honan, a reporter for the Wall Street Journal (10/10/18), gave an account of how the honorable Mayor of the City of New York signed into law a bill that will create a third gender option on birth certificates. The Mayor is quoted as stating “How can someone have happiness if they cannot be who they are? How can someone be free and have liberty if they are not recognized for who they see themselves to be?”  [...Click headline above for more...] 

Rabbinical Alliance of America Lauds Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce’s Support for Los Angeles Immigrant Business

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, with a membership of over 950 Orthodox Rabbis — praises the Wall Street-based Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce in their support of the grand opening of Asher Caffé and Lounge in the Boyle Heights section of Los Angeles against anti-Semitic protest. [...Click headline above for more...] 

Rabbinical Alliance of America Opposes Pride March in Jerusalem

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabonim, with a membership of over 950 Orthodox rabbis who serve as spiritual leaders of congregations, Yeshiva’s and communal organizations — representing the Jewish community of the United States, Canada, and overseas affirms its opposition to the planned “Gay Pride March” in Jerusalem. [...Click headline above for more...] 

Rabbinical Alliance of America Supports Passage of the Nation-State Bill in Israel

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, with a membership of over 950 Orthodox Rabbis — supports the passage of the Nation-State bill under consideration in the Knesset that will codify already-essential elements of Israel’s make-up. These elements include the country’s predominantly Jewish character and balance; its right to rely on Jewish law in addition to the range of legal systems to which its courts refer; its use of Hebrew as the main language of cultural discourse; and its ability to continue to serve as the religious and cultural center of the Jewish people worldwide. [...Click headline above for more...]