Thursday, September 12, 2013

from the Rabbinical Assembly: Holiday Resources, Anniversary of 9/11


 RA News 

September 2013 - Tishrei 5774 

Holiday Resources

Resources for the upcoming holidays (be sure log in as a member to access all of the materials):

Upcoming Events


Pastoral Care | Oct 8

JOIN Conference | Oct 28-29

Retirement Planning | Oct 30

Career Development | Nov 7

For RA Women | Dec 9-10 

For Campus Rabbis | Dec 12

Rav HaMakhshir | Dec 15-19  


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Movement Postings

View upcoming programs and info from Conservative Movement affiliates.


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Yesterday the Rabbinical Assembly had the privilege of co-hosting a conference call with Ben Rhodes, the Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications, to discuss the events unfolding in Syria and the President's response to them. The call, which was also sponsored by the CCAR, RRC, and RCA, involved close to 700 rabbis and Jewish professionals... [read more]

Freedom Tower These resources include reflections solicited by the RA in the weeks following 9/11/01. From the introduction to those reflections:


"Our lives will never be the same after September 11, 2001. Every time you get on an airplane, train, go to a ballgame or think about the World Trade Center, your life has changed. Six thousand innocent human beings lost their lives. The United States is involved in a serious military action and the entire country, in fact, the entire world, is on a heightened state of alert..." [read more]


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Hodesh Tov

"The Non-Fasting Shatz" 

By Gail Labovitz, Associate Professor of Rabbinic Literature, Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies


Hodesh Tov

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