Live Stream of the Rabbinical Assembly Convention in Las Vegas, Mar. 27-31


JTA is providing an exclusive live stream of the RA convention in Las Vegas from Sunday, March 27th through Thursday, March 31st.

Direct link to the UStream

The live stream will begin Sunday at 4:00PST (7:00EST)

Online video chat by Ustream

The following are the sessions that will be live streamed: (all times pacific time)


4:00 pm Panel on the Paradox of Growth in Conservative Judaism with Rabbis Brad Artson, Mitch Cohen and Julie Schonfeld moderated by Rabbi Menachem Creditor

6:00 pm MK Tzipi Livni, head of the Kadima party on Israel’s Place as a Democratic State in the Middle East And At Home – the Place of Religious Pluralism


10:30 am Panel on Conservative Judaism:  The Next Twenty Year with Rabbis Ed Feinstein, Jeremy Kalmanofsky, Naomi Levy and David Wolpe moderated by Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt

11: 45 am The Zen of Welcoming with Dr. Ron Wolfson

5:15 pm MK Gidon Saar, Israeli Minister of Education on Jewish Education in Israel’s Educational System (in Hebrew)


9:00 am Defining the Role of Academic Institutions in the Conservative Movement with Dr, Arnold Eisen, Rabbi Gordon Tucker and Rabbi Tamar Elad-Appelbaum moderated by Rabbi Michael Siegel

11:45 am Bringing Hekhsher Tzedek to Market with Rabbi Morris Allen, Michael Siegel, Steve Silk, former CEO of Hebrew National and Dan Entenberg, executive director of operations of the Palms Hotel in Las Vegas


9:00 am Conservative Judaism out of the Box with Rabbis Analia Bortz, Felipe Goodman and Roly Matalon moderated by Rabbi Stewart Vogel

11:45 am Measuring Success with Data Driven Analysis with Sacha Litman CEO of Measuring Success

2:00 pm Brandraising Jewishly:  Increasing Visiblity through Smarter Communications with Sarah Durham, founder of Big Duck – Smart Communications

5:15 pm Kings III – The Novel that Made the Israelis Return to the Bible (in Hebrew) with noted Israeli author and novelist, Yochi Brandes


9:30 am Creating a Culture of Success in Conservative Judaism with Rabbis Mauricio Balter, David-Seth Kirshner and Francine Roston, moderated by Rabbi Alan Lucas


For the official program of the convention click here.

For the official website of the RA, click here.

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