The Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association (RRA), established in 1974, is the professional association of Reconstructionist rabbis.
Comprised of over 300 rabbis, the RRA has three primary missions.
RRC/Jewish Reconstructionist Communities and the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association (RRA) deplore the recent death threats made against several leaders of the Reform movement, as well as the accompanying vandalism of the Reform congregation in Ra'anana, Israel, apparently carried out by Jewish extremists.
The RRA has joined 100+ organizations in asking that the preident-elect loudly, forcefully and unequivocally use his position, his considerable platform and even his tweets to send a clear message that hate has no place in our public discourse, in our public policy or in our society.
The RRA joins the RRC/JRD in concern expressed by political leaders across the spectrum about President-elect Donald Trump's appointment of Stephen Bannon to senior advisor and chief strategist to the White House.
The RRA joins the RRC and Jewish Reconstructionist Communities in support of Standing Rock. Read our statement here.
The question of whether to go to war and the question of how warfare is conducted are both profound moral and religious questions. This document suggests ways of extending that commitment to placing moral limits on wars to the lethal use of drones.
The Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, Jewish Reconstructionist Communities and the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association mourn the loss of Shimon Peres, z'l, who passed away near Tel Aviv on Tuesday after recently suffering a stroke.
The leadership of the RRA and the RRC/JRC extend our heartfelt condolences and prayers to the victims and families of the frightening acts of violence that have shaken several of our cities this weekend.
The RRA joins about 140 national, state, and local organizations and faith communities in encouraging the White House to welcome more refugees into and protect Central Americans within the United States.
RRA RABBIS IN THE WORLD
Four RRA members - Rabbi Seth Goldstein, Rabbi Elizabeth Bolton, Rabbi Jon Cutler and Rabbi Darby Leigh - have each been named to the Forward's annual list of "Most Inspiring Rabbis."
Rabbi Sandy Sasso and storyteller Peninah Schram, in a synergistic collaboration, have created an engaging compilation of Jewish love letters and love stories. Follow the link to a review at Publisher's Weekly.