Central Conference of American Rabbis

Type: Organization
Name: Central Conference of American Rabbis
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

CSE: 4th Circuit ruling paves way for Amendment One to be struck down

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals’ July 28 ruling to strike down Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage could have implications for North Carolina’s Amendment One, according to the Campaign for Southern Equality.North Carolina voters approved the constitutional ... [Published MountainXpress - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Organizations Appeal to Supreme Court Over 'Jerusalem' Passport

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has filed an amicus brief in Zivotofsky v. Kerry on Wednesday, calling on the U.S. Supreme Court to allow American citizens born in Jerusalem to have their place of birth listed as “Israel” on their American passports ... [Published Israel National News - Jul 24 2014]
Entities: Jerusalem, Israel, Citizen
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Solel rabbi embarks on rabbinic solidarity trip to Israel

Rabbi John Linder of Temple Solel plans to join a group of his colleagues on a solidarity trip to Israel organized by the Reform Movement’s Central Conference of American Rabbis.The rabbis will spend time in Jewish communities that border the Gaza Strip, ... [Published Jewish News of Greater Phoenix - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Rabbi Jimmy Kessler: Retiring and reflecting

Rabbi Jimmy KesslerBy JEANNE F. SAMUELS•After 32 years leading Galveston’s Congregation B’nai Israel, Rabbi Jimmy Kessler will be retiring on July 31. The rabbi, who grew up in Houston, had his Bar Mitzvah and was confirmed at Congregation Emanu El, said ... [Published Jewish Herald-Voice - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

No Exceptions for Discrimination: 98 Groups to the President

The Hon. Barack ObamaPresident of the United States 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW We understand you intend to sign an executive order that would bar discrimination by federal contractors on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. We write today ... [Published Noodls - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Leading Groups Stand Strong With American Muslims in Appeal of NYPD Spying Lawsuit

NEW YORK, NY - July 11 - Last night, dozens of organizations and individuals representing diverse interests and faiths filed amicus briefs in support of a lawsuit challenging the blanket surveillance of Muslims in New Jersey by the New York Police Department ... [Published Common Dreams - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 4 reports

Counter-letter to President Obama

Elizabeth Dias writes for Time :More than 100 faith leaders asked President Barack Obama on Tuesday not to include a religious exemption in his upcoming executive order to ban job discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation among ... [Published Living Church - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Jewish groups call on Obama to ‘welcome the stranger’

WASHINGTON (JTA) – Twenty Jewish organizations are urging President Obama and Congress to deal humanely with the unaccompanied children and refugees that are crossing the border and entering the United States.The statement released on Tuesday, which was ... [Published JTA - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Some religious groups oppose Hobby Lobby decision

A handful of religious groups on the left are publicly opposing the Supreme Court’s decision that closely held businesses can’t be compelled to offer contraception coverage to their employees under ObamaCare.Most religious conservatives hailed Monday’s ... [Published The Hill - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Family Y honors youth, staff, volunteers (3)

The Westport Weston Family Y hosted its 90th Annual Meeting last week — the last to take place in its downtown headquarters. Later this summer the Y will move to a new facility at its 32-acre Mahackeno campus on Allen Raymond Lane, at Route 33 and Exit ... [Published Westport Minuteman - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

UNESCO Supports Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Destruction of Historic Muslim Cemetery in Jerusalem

, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the Campaign to Preserve Mamilla Jerusalem Cemetery sent a letter to the Chairman of the Organization of Islamic Countries and the State of Palestine’s Representative to UNESCO urging them to take immediate ... [Published Global Research - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 04 2014 - Updated Jun 04 2014 - 1 reports

Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR) Joins Federal Lawsuit Challenging North Carolina's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR) joined as plaintiff in a pending Federal District Court lawsuit challenging North Carolina's same-sex marriage ban.  Among the suit's charges is that ... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jun 04 2014]

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In one brief, law enforcement officials wrote, "Bias-based policing is not only ineffective, it is counterproductive to law enforcement goals. For law enforcement to function effectively, local police must form bonds with the communities they serve.  Bias-based policing methods undermine that goal.”"

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CSE: 4th Circuit ruling paves way for Amendment... [Published MountainXpress - Jul 28 2014]
Organizations Appeal to Supreme Court Over 'Jer... [Published Israel National News - Jul 24 2014]
Solel rabbi embarks on rabbinic solidarity trip... [Published Jewish News of Greater Phoenix - Jul 23 2014]
Rabbi Jimmy Kessler: Retiring and reflecting [Published Jewish Herald-Voice - Jul 18 2014]
No Exceptions for Discrimination: 98 Groups to ... [Published Noodls - Jul 17 2014]
Leading Groups Stand Strong With American Musli... [Published Common Dreams - Jul 11 2014]
Counter-letter to President Obama [Published Living Church - Jul 09 2014]
Jewish groups call on Obama to ‘welcome the str... [Published JTA - Jul 09 2014]
Faith Leaders to Obama: Don’t Let Us Discrimina... [Published Time - Jul 08 2014]
Faith Leaders to Obama: Don’t Let Us Discrimina... [Published TIME.com - Jul 08 2014]
Faith Leaders to Obama: Don’t Let Us Discrimina... [Published Swampland - Jul 08 2014]
Reform Movement Decries Supreme Court Ruling in... [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 01 2014]
Some religious groups oppose Hobby Lobby decision [Published The Hill - Jul 01 2014]
Family Y honors youth, staff, volunteers (3) [Published Westport Minuteman - Jun 29 2014]
UNESCO Supports Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Destr... [Published Global Research - Jun 25 2014]
Family Y honors youth, staff, volunteers [Published Westport Minuteman - Jun 24 2014]
Holding Israel’s New President to his Word [Published Hebrew Union College - Jun 24 2014]
Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR) Jo... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jun 04 2014]
Mondelez International Chairman & CEO Describes... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 02 2014]
54 Reform Rabbis Shaved Their Heads, Raised Ove... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 02 2014]
Reform Rabbis Highlight Healthcare Inequality &... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 01 2014]
Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky Highlights Moral D... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Mar 31 2014]
For Your Calendar: Over 60 Reform Rabbis to Sha... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Mar 27 2014]
Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR) to... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Mar 24 2014]
'36 Rabbis Shave For The Brave' To Fight Childh... [Published The Huffington Post | Full News Feed - Mar 09 2014]
Over 60 Reform Rabbis to Shave Their Heads to S... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Mar 03 2014]
For Your Calendar: 125th Annual Convention of t... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Feb 20 2014]
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Faith Leaders to Obama: Don’t Let Us Discrimina... [Published TIME.com - Jul 08 2014]
More than 100 faith leaders asked President Barack Obama on Tuesday not to include a religious exemption in his upcoming executive order to ban job discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation among federal employees. The ...
Faith Leaders to Obama: Don’t Let Us Discrimina... [Published Swampland - Jul 08 2014]
More than 100 faith leaders asked President Barack Obama on Tuesday not to include a religious exemption in his upcoming executive order to ban job discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation among federal employees. More ...
Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR) Jo... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jun 04 2014]
NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR) joined as plaintiff in a pending Federal District Court lawsuit challenging North Carolina's same-sex marriage ban.  Among the suit's charges is that ...
Mondelez International Chairman & CEO Describes... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 02 2014]
Irene Rosenfeld Addressed Reform Rabbis on "Moses, Madoff, and Mondelez" at Annual Convention of Central Conference of American Rabbis in Chicago ...
54 Reform Rabbis Shaved Their Heads, Raised Ove... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 02 2014]
"Shave for the Brave" Event Took Place During Central Conference of American Rabbis 125th Annual Convention, in Support of St. Baldrick's ...
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