RAA Statement About Corona Virus

To Our Brothers and Sisters:

We take this moment to reflect on the dire situation that has affected mankind on a worldwide scale, due to the pandemic Corona Virus.

We join in with all those of our brethren in the Jewish Community in praying on behalf of all those sons of Man who are struggling with the scourge of this Virus, as well as all those who are suffering the secondary affects of this pandemic.  [...Click headline above for more...] 

The Rabbinical Alliance of America Condemns the Brutal London Terror Attack

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American rabbis — condemns Sunday’s terror attack which occurred in London’s Streatham section. The attacker, who was shot by police while wearing a “hoax device” strapped to his body, stabbed two people before being shot by police. Three people, including the two stabbing victims and one whom police believe was hit by glass after police opened fire, were injured. The attacker held extremist views and had just completed about half of a three-year sentence for terror related behavior.  [...Click headline above for more...] 

Youth at Risk — The Off the Derech Phenomenon Takes Center Stage at Rabbinical Alliance of America Shevat Conference

On January 26, 2020, the Rabbinical Alliance of America/Igud HaRabbonim convened its monthly (Rosh Chodesh Shevat) conference at the Kamenitz Bais Medrash located in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn. Rabbi Aron Glick, Rav of the Kamenitz Bais Medrash and Director of Sharey Ezer, an organization dedicated to assisting youth at risk and their families, hosted this important rabbinical conference to discuss the communal attrition of Jewish youth. The abandonment of traditional Jewish practice, often called the “Off the Derech” (OTD) phenomenon, sadly occurs too often in the Orthodox Jewish community. [...Click headline above for more...] 

The Rabbinical Alliance of America Objects to Anti-Semitic Rhetoric in Traditional and Social Media

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American rabbis — commends Governor Phil Murphy and Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal for calling to stop the spread of hate on a local Facebook group, Rise Up Ocean County. For a long time, this group has hosted broad anti-Semitic content and comments in the context of changing demographics in Ocean County, New Jersey. Internet providers and content hosts need to act responsibly in their role as platforms for ideas that affect the broader culture, and can lead to bloody violence. [...Click headline above for more...] 

Rabbinical Alliance of America Joins the United States in Mourning the Victims of the West Freeway Church Massacre

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American rabbis — joins the United States in mourning the victims of the West Freeway Church massacre. On Sunday, December 29, 2019, a man shot and killed two innocent church attendees in White Settlement, Texas. Fortunately, two parishioners heroically shot and killed the perpetrator, thereby disturbing his evil plan of death, mayhem and destruction inside a house of religious worship. [...Click headline above for more...] 

Rabbinical Alliance of America Calls For Immediate Response to Violent Anti-Semitism

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American rabbis —  condemns today’s brutal anti-Semitic terror attack in which the perpetrator entered a synagogue in Monsey, New York, and stabbed at least three people. He viciously stabbed one of the victims in the chest. Police are currently searching for the attacker. [...Click headline above for more...]