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Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association

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Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association

The Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association (RRA) founded in 1974, is the professional association of rabbis affiliated with

  • Official web site
  • Full text Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association publications available online (Berman Jewish Policy Archive @ NYU Wagner)
  • Reconstructionist Rabbinical College
  • Jewish Reconstructionist Federation

External links

  1. ^ Reconstructionist Judaism
  2. ^ Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations
  3. ^
  4. ^
  5. ^ Jason Klein Tapped To Lead Group of Reconstructionist Rabbis


See also

In 2007 Rabbi Toba Spitzer became the first openly lesbian or gay person chosen to head a rabbinical association in the United States when she was elected president of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association.[3] Its current president, 2013-2015, is Rabbi Jason Klein, who is the first openly gay man chosen to head a national rabbinical association of one of the major Jewish denominations in the United States. [4] [5] Its executive director is Richard Hirsh.


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