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A Historic Rabbinic #MeToo Gathering

by Rebecca Sirbu • February 26, 2018

On February 21st, a historic gathering of leaders of all of the denominations of Judaism was convened in the Clal offices to discuss gender issues in the rabbinate which have been brought to the fore from the #MeToo Movement. 


Welcoming Alan Harlam, Director of Spiritual Entrepreneurship

by Clal News • January 22, 2018

We at Clal are absolutely thrilled to welcome Alan Harlam as the Director of Spiritual Entrepreneurship, where he joins the “Glean Team” of Elan Babchuck, Irwin Kula, and Adele Anderson in building and supporting the Glean Incubator.


Rebecca Sirbu Gives Benediction to the New Jersey Senate

by Shelli Aderman • January 16, 2018

Rabbi Sirbu was honored to give the Benediction to the NJ State Senate on Jan 9th, 2018. She blessed the gathering with words of wisdom to encourage their dedication as civic leaders.


Rabbis Without Borders Fellowship Applications Are Now Open!

by Shelli Aderman • December 12, 2017

To enter this exciting network of rabbis, directed by Rabbi Rebecca W. Sirbu, we invite you to apply to be an RWB Fellow, with teachers and mentors from the CLAL Faculty. Each year we accept a diverse group of twenty rabbis to form a cohort group.