rabbinical council of america

Haskel Lookstein
Supreme Rabbinical Court judges cast doubt on Lookstein conversions

Peretz said Lookstein was not on the list of US rabbis approved by the chief rabbinate as able to convert, while the chief rabbinate itself said that he was.

Orthodox Jews walk along Whitehall in central London
Orthodox women rabbis – who cares?

Those who stay within the system, fighting against the scare tactics of groups like the RCA, deserve our respect and require our support, our lobbying and, yes, our social media outrage

A Jewish wedding
CENTER FIELD: Intermarrying rabbis: A US Jewish trainwreck?

Today, even the engaged intermarry. Many campus Jews who attend Shabbat services or defend Israel nevertheless date non-Jews.

By Gil Stern Stern TROY
Council of the Chief Rabbinate
Chief Rabbinate accused of ‘outrageous inefficiency'

A source in the Chief Rabbinate explained that “a severe shortage in manpower” was responsible for the inefficiency.

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