An Open Letter From the Rabbinical Alliance of America to Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Requesting Clarification of Remarks Advocating Violence Made By Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American rabbis — calls on Speaker Nancy Pelosi to demand clarification of violent remarks made by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.  [...Click headline above for more...] 

Rabbinical Alliance of America Express Outrage Over the Vandalism of the Nessah Synagogue

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American rabbis — expresses its deep outrage over the vandalism of the Nessah Synagogue, one of the largest synagogues in Los Angeles. The vandalism at the Nessah Synagogue was discovered Saturday morning by an employee who said he found “an open door and items ransacked inside,” local police said in a news release. Even more distressful than the break-in and property damage, the vandals desecrated holy texts. This attack was directed against not just Jews and Judaism, but the very notion of sanctity. [...Click headline above for more...] 

Rabbinical Alliance of America Calls for Enhanced Communal Respect in Response to Anti-Semitism

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American rabbis — expresses great concern over the tragic rise of anti-Semitism. The recent Jersey City massacre at a Kosher market claiming the lives of Detective Joseph Seals, Miguel Douglas, Moshe Hersh Deutsch and Leah Mindel Ferencz, all of blessed memory, continuing a chain of anti-Semitic attacks across the country, raises concerns about how hate, bigotry and anti-Semitism are currently addressed in the United States.  [...Click headline above for more...] 

The Rabbinical Alliance of America Mourns the Terror Victims in Jersey City

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American rabbis —expresses its deep sorrow for the loss of life in an unprovoked, vicious terror attack on a kosher market in Jersey City, New Jersey. The victims include Detective Joseph Seals of the Jersey City Police Department; Mindel Ferencz, who owned the store with her husband; Moshe Deutsch, a customer; and Douglas Miguel Rodriguez, a store employee. The two terrorists were killed in an hours long gun battle with police.  [...Click headline above for more...] 

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...]