October 7, 2020

RCA Statement on New York COVID Protests

October 7, 2020 – The Rabbinical Council of America, the leading membership organization of Orthodox rabbis in North America, notes with great dismay the recent violent […]
October 2, 2020

Hoshanot v’Hakafot b’Zman haDavar

Octoebr 1, 2020 – Rav Schachter Click here for the PDF הושענות והקפות בזמן הדבר Regarding Hoshanos, because of social distancing, it may be preferable for […]
September 30, 2020

OU/RCA Guidance for Succot and Simchat Torah

September 30, 2020 The following is being presented to assist local synagogue and communal leadership in their planning for Succot and Simchat Torah.  The Yamim Noraim […]
September 17, 2020

The Minhag of Bowing Down to the Ground on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

September 17, 2020 – Rav Hershel Schachter Click here for the PDF This Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, there will be many minyanim convening outside of […]