Reconstructionist Rabbinical Assembly

A Leap Of Faith Or A Step Too Far?

Ordaining intermarried rabbis could push the Reconstructionist movement to the fringes, or forge a model for the future.

08/18/2015 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

Philadelphia — When Sandra Lawson stood under the chuppah last Saturday, she was doing more than making a lifetime commitment to her partner. She also was setting herself up to test the boundaries of what it means to be a rabbi in America today.

Reconstructionist Rabbinical College student, Sandra Lawson, under the chuppah at her wedding. Tabitha Smith

Movements Announce Cross-Denominational Synagogue Inclusion Effort

The Reform, Reconstructionist, Orthodox and Conservative movements announced on Monday a plan for collaborating to work toward the increased inclusion of people with disabilities in synagogues.

Rabbi Lynne Landsberg of the URJ has helped to spearhead the Hineinu initiative.

Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association Elects Gay Rabbi To Lead Group

03/14/2013 - 20:00

The Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association has elected an openly gay rabbi to lead the national rabbinic organization.

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