The ordination of women as rabbis represents a serious and inappropriate breach with our sacred tradition and is beyond the pale of Orthodox Judaism," said Steven Pruzansky, vice president of the Rabbinical Council of America (RCA), a 1,000-member group that claims to be "the largest Orthodox rabbinic organization in the world," and rabbi of Congregation Bnai Yeshurun in Teaneck, New Jersey.
What does RCA stand for?
RCA stands for Rabbinical Council of America
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He negotiated a much needed understanding between Yavneh and B'nai B'rith-sponsored Hillel and mediated among Yavneh and the Orthodox Union, the Rabbinical Council of America, and the Torah Education and Culture Department of the Jewish Agency.
We fear that people will, out of ignorance or bias, say 'that's what Jews do'," said Rabbi Basil Herring, the executive vice president of the Rabbinical Council of America, a national organization of Orthodox rabbis.
is currently vice president and Ethics Committee Chairman of the Rabbinical Council of America.
Yet again, on the verge of final planning, the President of the Rabbinical Council of America (Orthodox) informed us that resistance within his executive precluded the realistic possibility of such a parley.
It removes the basis for the controversial agreement on conversion between the Rabbinical Council of America (RCA)--representing modern Orthodoxy--and the Israeli rabbinate.