Glimpses of Ramah, Kayitz 2022

Posted on September 6, 2022

August 2022 / Av 5782   Make summer last just a little longer – enjoy the following highlights from Kayitz 2022 from our North American overnight and day camps, our programs in Israel, and our Masorti partner programs in Brazil and Eastern Europe. Overnight Camps Camp Ramah in the Berkshires Video highlights of a special week: Continue Reading »

Convention 2023

Posted on August 24, 2022

Letter you signed to Congress on climate

Posted on August 23, 2022

Dear Letter Signer & Friend,  Thank you for joining with over 70 Jewish organizations in signing the letter urging every Member of Congress to vote for the climate investments in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.    As you know, the Act was signed into law by President Biden this week with provisions that will invest hundreds of Continue Reading »

Project Stock the Shelves

Posted on July 26, 2022

Your contribution will help reduce food insecurity among our neighbors. Contributions recommended but not limited to: Soup & crackers Shelf stable milk Instant potatoes Mayonnaise Rice & beans Pancake mix & syrup Pasta & sauce Hot or cold cereal/shelf stable milk Salad dressing & condiments Peanut butter & jelly Canned meats (salmon, beef, spam, tuna) Continue Reading »

This Year, More Than Ever, Send a Child to Camp Ramah

Posted on June 28, 2022

Midreshet Schechter has been running Camp Ramah Ukraine – which is scheduled to celebrate its 30th anniversary this summer. This summer, as a result of the war in Ukraine, we will celebrate our 30th anniversary in Romania. we expect to have refugee children from Chernivtsi, Kharkiv, Odesa, Berlin, and Israel.  We would be most grateful Continue Reading »

It’s Not Too Late to watch Mivtza Ukraine

Posted on June 28, 2022

We’ve already raised $10,000, and it’s only been a few hours. But we still need you. Mivtza Ukraine has officially launched on Facebook and YouTube. Between the delays and a Sunday morning premiere, however, we know there are a lot more viewers out there who would love to see this moving and powerful program. We Continue Reading »

ADL Announces Policy Agenda to Fight Antisemitism

Posted on June 28, 2022

New York, NY, June 28, 2022 Today, ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) launched their new COMBAT policy plan that outlines a set of priorities designed to prevent antisemitism.  “Antisemitic incidents are rising to unprecedented levels. We need a whole-of-government and whole-of-society approach to protecting Jewish communities at home and abroad,” said Jonathan A. Greenblatt, ADL CEO. “Our Continue Reading »

USCJ On Today’s Supreme Court Decision: Thoughts and Resources

Posted on June 24, 2022

June 24, 2022 Dear Friend, Today’s Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade casts a dark shadow.  The Conservative-Masorti movement expresses anger and deep disappointment at the loss of religious freedom and personal autonomy that will result. The nation-wide constitutional argument over whether there is a right to privacy that gives women control over their Continue Reading »

Conservative Rabbis Strongly Condemn U.S. Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Abortion Rights

Posted on June 24, 2022

June 24, 2022 Conservative Rabbis Strongly Condemn U.S. Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Abortion Rights Commit to supporting legislation in holding up reproductive freedom New York, NY – For over five decades, the Rabbinical Assembly has strongly and repeatedly affirmed the halakhic necessity of access to abortion based on our members’ understanding of relevant biblical Continue Reading »

DATE CHANGE: Mivtza Ukraine will take place on June 26

Posted on June 14, 2022

It is with great regret that we have to announce that Mivtza Ukraine will be delayed once again. Due to production delays caused, in part, by working with contributors in an active war zone, we were unable to assemble all the materials needed in time to meet our June 12 premiere date. The good news Continue Reading »