Rabbinical Alliance of America Announces Proclamation Appreciating Chevra Kadisha During the Covid Pandemic

The Rabbinical Alliance of America-Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American Orthodox Rabbis announces proclamation appreciating Chevra Kadisha heroic efforts during the Covid Pandemic.

The Chevra Kadisha, literally the “sacred fellowship” is the volunteer group that performs the final rites and burial preparations for the Jewish deceased. According to Jewish tradition, Jewish burial is considered a sacred duty and a great kindness, and it is an honor to be included in this group of dedicated volunteers. [...Click headline above for more...] 

Rabbinical Alliance of America Applauds the NYPD in Apprehending two Suspects for Tearing Off Face Masks from Jewish People

The Rabbinical Alliance of America/Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 Orthodox Rabbis in the United States applauds the swift police work in apprehending and arresting two suspects, a male and a female accused of tearing face masks off Jewish people near Bedford Avenue and Ross Street in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg section. The apprehended suspects face hate crime charges. [...Click headline above for more...] 

RAA Executive Vice President Rabbi Mendy Mirocznik To Advise City On Reopening Schools And Synagogues

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American Orthodox Rabbis — congratulates its hard-working executive vice president, Rabbi Mendy Mirocznik, on his appointment by Mayor Bill de Blasio to the Coronavirus Advisory Council. The ten sector-based councils will help reopen New York City after the long pandemic lockdown. In his role, Rabbi Mirocznik will play an important role in deciding when schools and synagogues can safely reopen.  [...Click headline above for more...] 

Rabbinical Alliance of America Seeks Clarification on Mayor de Blasio’s Comments

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American Orthodox Rabbis — seeks clarification over comments made by Mayor Bill de Blasio which appear to single out the entire city’s Jewish community. These comments relate to the funeral of Rabbi Chaim Mertz, which took place in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg section. According to media reports, the funeral appeared to have drawn a massive crowd in violation of the City’s social distancing policy. Mayor de Blasio personally went to the site of the funeral with police before posting a tweet that sparked controversy with the city’s Jewish community. [...Click headline above for more...] 

Rabbinical Alliance of America Condemns the Vicious Terror Attack in Central Israel

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American Orthodox Rabbis — condemns the vicious terror attack where a 62-year-old woman was seriously wounded in the central Israeli city of Kfar Saba on the eve of Israel’s 72nd Independence Day. The terrorist attack occurred at approximately 12:30 p.m. on Galgalei HaPada Street adjacent to the Kanyon G Mall. The terror victim is reported to be in serious condition. [...Click headline above for more...] 

Rabbinical Alliance of America/Igud HaRabbonim Announces Proclamation Honoring Hatzolah During Virus Outbreak

The Rabbinical Alliance of America – Igud HaRabbonim, a professional Rabbinical Organization founded in 1942 – with a membership of over 1,000 Orthodox Rabbis has issued an official proclamation honoring the exemplary work that the Hatzolah volunteer ambulance corps is doing each and every day during the COVID-19 pandemic. [...Click headline above for more...] 

Rabbinical Alliance of America Joins Klal Yisroel in Mourning the Passing of Our Chaver Rabbi Don Yoel Levy, ZT’L Head of the OK Kashrus Agency

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American Orthodox Rabbis — joins Klal Yisroel in mourning the passing of our highly respected and esteemed Chaver, HaRav Don Yoel Levy, ZT’L head of the OK Kashrus Agency and Rov of the Beis Eliezer Yitzchak Shul in Crown Heights.  [...Click headline above for more...]