The Rabbinical Alliance of America Commemorates the 17th Yahrzeit of Rabbi Nachum Zvi Josephy, ZT’L

On Sunday, June 6, 2021, the Rabbinical Alliance of America/Igud HaRabbonim, together with family and friends, gathered at Congregation Shaaray Tefila of Lawrence, New York, to commemorate the 17th Yahrzeit of its legendary Executive Vice-President, Rabbi Nachum Zvi Josephy, ZT’L, HaRav Nachum Zvi Ben HaRav Chaim Josephy.  [...Click headline above for more...] 

The Rabbinical Alliance of America Applauds President Biden’s Stance on Anti-Semitism and Calls for Special Anti-Semitism Envoy

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American rabbis — applauds President Joe Biden’s stance against anti-Semitism and calls him to fill the role of Special Envoy for Anti-Semitism. In a May 28, 2021 statement, President Biden denounced the avalanche of anti-Semitic attacks on the American Jewish community and demanded that they stop.  [...Click headline above for more...] 

Decrying the Attacks on American Jewry

By Rabbi Yehoshua S. Hecht, Member Presidium Rabbinical Alliance of America

The Rabbinical Alliance of America – Igud HaRabbonim – representing 1,000 Orthodox rabbis and chaplains serving communities throughout the United States and Canada, expresses its concern and consternation that mainstream media outlets – both printed and digital – are failing in great measure in covering important news that American citizens need to know about. [...Click headline above for more...] 

Igud HaRabbonim Holds Azkarah in Memory of Rabbi Yaakov Spivak, ZT’L

On Sunday, May 9, 2021, at Congregation Ahavath Achim Anshei Sfard in Brooklyn, Igud HaRabbonim, the Rabbinical Alliance of America, gathered together with family and friends for an Azkarah memorial in honor of HaGaon HaRav Yaakov Dovid Ben Reb Avraham Spivak, ZT’L, Rabbi Yaakov Spivak. At the time of his passing on March 17, 2021, Rabbi Spivak served as a Presidium Member of Igud HaRabbonim, the Rav and Rosh Kollel of the Ayshel Avraham Rabbinical Seminary and the Rabbinic Administrator of United Kosher Supervision. [...Click headline above for more...] 

The Rabbinical Alliance of America Calls for Vigilance Over Anti-Semitic Crime Wave

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American rabbis — calls for vigilance in light of wave of anti-Semitic crimes. As reported in the media and confirmed by the Jewish community in Brooklyn, New York, one of the largest centers of the worldwide Jewish community, the NYPD is investigating two possible anti-Semitic hate crimes commited on Saturday, May 22, 2021 after a week of repeated anti-Semitic hate crimes. A palpable sense of fear has descended on the New York Jewish community due to the ongoing anti-Semitic violence and hatred. [...Click headline above for more...] 

The Rabbinical Alliance of America Condemns the Alarming Spike in Anti-Semitic Attacks

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American rabbis — condemns the alarming spike in anti-Semitic attacks. This surge of anti-Semitism is a frightening reality that is shockingly found in the United States of America and throughout the world. This spike of anti-Semitic attacks comes as a result of the current tensions in the Middle East, in the wake of the barrage of missiles launched by Hamas from Gaza into Israel. [...Click headline above for more...] 

The Rabbinical Alliance of America Condemns the Erroneous Depiction of Israel as an Apartheid State

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American rabbis — protests and condemns the erroneous depiction of Israel as an apartheid state. Recently, Human Rights Watch, a few Members of the United States House of Representatives and other opponents of the State of Israel have used the current strife in the Middle East to falsely accuse Israel is of being an apartheid state. This is not only an incorrect and offensive judgement — it is a nefarious attempt to delegitimize, isolate and destroy the Jewish state by associating it with an evil, racist state regime of the recent past. This accusation has no legal or factual basis. It is an inaccurate and vile anti-Semitic assault on Israel.   [...Click headline above for more...] 

The Rabbinical Alliance of America Calls Upon the United States House of Representatives to Reject HR 2590 Which Would Undermine Israel’s Security and Jeopardize Middle East Peace

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American rabbis — calls upon the United States House of Representatives to reject HR 2590 which would undermine Israel’s security and jeopardize peace in the Middle East. [...Click headline above for more...]