March 15, 2019

RCA Condemns Attacks on New Zealand Mosques

March 15, 2019 The Rabbinical Council of America, the leading organization of orthodox rabbis in North America, mourns the loss of innocent lives in the massacre […]
March 13, 2019

Fetus Sex Selection

Rabbinical Council of America Issues Halakhic Perspective on Guidelines of Fetus Sex Selection Sep 14, 1998 — Rabbi Moshe D. Tendler, Ph.D, Chairman of the Bio-Ethics Commission […]
March 4, 2019

RCA Condems Bigoted Palestinian Statement against Greenblatt

March 4, 2019         כ״ז אדרא’ תשע”ט The Rabbinical Council of America condemns the recent personal attacks against US Special Envoy to the Middle East Jason Greenblatt by the official Palestinian […]
January 31, 2019

RCA Names Jeffrey Saks as Editor of Tradition

January 31, 2019         כ”א שבט תשע”ט Rabbi Elazar Muskin, president of the Rabbinical Council of America, has named Rabbi Jeffrey Saks as the new editor of Tradition: A Journal […]
January 29, 2019

RCA Opposes New York State’s Reproductive Health Act

The Rabbinical Council of America, the leading membership organization of orthodox rabbis in North America, strongly opposes parts of The Reproductive Health Act, New York State’s […]
January 25, 2019

Druckman Called on to Apologize for Supporting Sex Offender Rabbi

The president of the Rabbinical Council of America (RCA) and eight former presidents have jointly called on Rabbi Haim Druckman to apologize to the victims of […]
November 20, 2018

RCA Condemns Discriminatory Airbnb Policy in Judea and Samaria

Nov. 20, 2018 — The Rabbinical Council of America, the leading organization of orthodox rabbis in North America, protests Airbnb’s recent announcement to “remove listings in Israeli settlements […]
November 14, 2018

RCA-OU Statement Regarding Vaccinations

Nov. 14, 2018 – Orthodox Jewish parents, like responsible parents across the United States, overwhelmingly vaccinate their children against measles, mumps, rubella, polio and the other childhood diseases […]
November 8, 2018

The RCA Condemns Attack in Thousand Oaks, CA

Nov. 8, 2018 – The Rabbinical Council of America, the leading membership organization of orthodox rabbis in North America, joins a shocked nation as a gunman killed 12 people at a bar in […]
November 7, 2018

RCA Condemns Presumptuous Theological Justifications of Pittsburgh Massacre

Nov. 7, 2018 – The Rabbinical Council of America, the leading membership organization of orthodox rabbis in North America, notes that in the aftermath of the Pittsburgh tragedy […]
October 27, 2018

Joint OU and RCA Statement on the Synagogue Shooting in Pittsburgh

Oct. 27, 2018 – The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America and the Rabbinical Council of America express their deepest sympathy to the families of those […]
October 15, 2018

RCA Thank You Letter to Ambassador Nikki Haley

September 17, 2018

The RCA Mourns the Murder of Ari Fuld by a Palestinian Terrorist

Sept. 17, 2018 –  The Rabbinical Council of America, the leading organization of orthodox rabbis in North America, expresses its profound grief and outrage over the murder […]
June 18, 2018

Coalition of Pro-Israel Organizations Applaud New Bill Introduced in House to Protect U.S. Businesses from BDS Pressure

June 18, 2018 – The Rabbinical Council of America, the World Jewish Congress (WJC), The Lawfare Project (a legal think tank and litigation fund committed to protecting the […]
May 15, 2018

Letter of Thanks to President Trump Regarding the Move of the US Embassy to Jerusalem

December 6, 2017

The RCA Welcomes US Official Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

Dec. 6, 2017 – The Rabbinical Council of America, the leading organization of orthodox rabbis in North America, commends President Trump and his administration for formally […]
August 16, 2017

The Rabbinical Council of America Challenges Charlottesville Moral Equivalency

The Rabbinical Council of America, the leading organization of orthodox rabbis in North America, condemns any suggestion of moral equivalency between the White Supremacists and neo-Nazis […]
August 12, 2017

The RCA Condemns Charlottesville Violence and Bigotry

The Rabbinical Council of America, the leading organization of orthodox rabbis in North America, strongly condemns the violence and bigotry displayed yesterday at the White supremacist, […]
November 29, 2016

2016 Resolution: Principled and Pastoral Reflections on Sanctity and Sexuality

Nov 29, 2016 — As rabbis of Orthodox Jewish communities, we are obligated to offer halachic, spiritual and emotional support to all of the members of our […]
May 1, 2007

RCA Advocates Communal and Rabbinic Policies to Combat Smoking in the Orthodox Community

Building on ban by Va’ad Halacha, RCA calls for smoke-free shuls and Yeshivot, as well as educational and therapeutic initiatives to eliminate smoking among Orthodox Jews. […]