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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.



January 4, 2017

The Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association stands with the faculty, staff and student body, past and present, of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and the Jewish community of Cincinnati in condemning the act of hateful vandalism that marred their campus this week.   More

December 19, 2016

Read our statement on President-Elect Donald Trump's choice for US Ambassador to Israel   More

November 28, 2016

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.   More

November 20, 2016

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.   More

November 15, 2016

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.   More

October 31, 2016

The RRA joins the RRC and Jewish Reconstructionist Communities in support of Standing Rock. ¬†Read our statement here.   More


May 16, 2016

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." ¬†   More

October 28, 2015

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.   More