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Full Text of Letter in Support of the President's Veto of H.R. 1122, with List of Signatories

In Support of the President's Veto of H.R. 1122
September 10, 1998

Dear Senator:

We are writing to urge you to vote to sustain President Clinton's veto of H.R. 1122, the so-called "Partial-Birth Abortion" Act of 1997.

As rabbis, we are often called upon to counsel families facing difficult decisions concerning reproductive health choices, including abortion. Like other members of the clergy, we turn to religious law and teachings for guidance in providing such counsel. Judaism has laws governing the issue of abortion, but each case is considered individually.

As in other religions, in Judaism, there are different interpretations of these laws and teachings, and we respect and welcome debate on these issues. However, this debate should remain among those who practice our faith, not on the floor of Congress.

The debate surrounding reproductive choice speaks to one of the basic foundations upon which our country was established—the freedom of religion. It speaks to the right of individuals to be respected as moral decision makers, making choices based on their religious beliefs and traditions as well their consciences.

In addition, we are concerned about the language of the bill itself. Given the fact that the "Partial Birth Abortion" Act uses vague and non-medical language to describe the prohibited procedures, it would be very difficult for anyone, whether clergy or physician, to be certain about which medical procedures would be banned. Given the bill's nebulous language and the importance of the issue, we find it difficult to engage in a theological debate on this matter.

Abortion is a deeply personal issue. Women are capable of making moral decisions, often in consultation with their clergy, families and physicians, on whether or not to have an abortion. We believe that religious matters are best left to religious communities, not politicians.

Once again, we urge you to vote to sustain President Clinton's veto.

Sincerely,
(Rabbis listed in alphabetical order according to state, 729 total)

ALABAMA(7)

Rabbi P. Irving Bloom, Fairhope
Rabbi Whitney Boling, Birmingham
Rabbi Dr. Steven L. Jacobs, Huntsville
Rabbi Elana Kanter, Birmingham
Rabbi Bronmen Lichtenstein, Northport
Rabbi Lawrence N. Mahrer, Dothan
Rabbi Jonathan Miller, Birmingham

ARIZONA(11)

Rabbi Maynard W. Bell, Paradise Valley
Rabbi Marc Berlen
Rabbi William L. Berkowitz, Prescott
Rabbi Alan Berlin, Paradise Valley
Rabbi Karen Greenbaum, Scottsdale
Rabbi Robert Kravitz, Phoenix
Rabbi Barton G. Lee, Tempe
Rabbi Thomas A. Loucheim
Rabbi Albert Plotkin, Phoenix
Rabbi Andrew Straus, Tempe
Rabbi Joseph S. Weizenbaum, Tucson

ARKANSAS(2)

Rabbi Harley Karz-Wagman, Hot Springs
Rabbi Eugene A. Levy, Little Rock

CALIFORNIA(105)

Rabbi Mona Alfi, Sacramento
Rabbi Melanie Aron, Los Gatos
Rabbi Raphael W. Avher, Walnut Creek
Cantor Roslyn Barak, San Francisco
Rabbi Michael Barenbaum, San Rafael
Rabbi Lewis M. Barth, Los Angeles
Rabbi Allen B. Bennett, Alameda
Rabbi Leslie Bergson, Claremont
Cantor Ilene Bobrowsky, Oakland
Rabbi Jerald M. Brown, Northridge
Rabbi Kenneth Carr, Los Altos Hills
Rabbi Steven A. Chester, Oakland
Rabbi Paul J. Citrin, Palm Desert
Rabbi Helen Cohn, San Francisco
Rabbi Hillel Cohn, San Bernadino
Rabbi Neil Comess-Daniels, Santa Monica
Rabbi Laurie Coskey, San Diego
Rabbi Shelton J. Donnell, Santa Ana
Rabbi Alice Dubinsky, Los Angeles
Rabbi Rebecca L. Dubowe, Thousand Oaks
Rabbi Denise Eger, West Hollywood
Rabbi Stephen J. Einstein, Fountain Valley
Rabbi Charles Familant, Menlo Park
Rabbi Emily H. Feigenson, Los Angeles
Cantor Devorah Felder-Levy, Los Gatos
Cantor Martin Feldman, San Francisco
Rabbi Harvey J. Fields, Los Angeles
Rabbi Andrea Fisher, Oakland
Rabbi Allen Freehling, Los Angeles
Rabbi Gordon Freeman, Walnut Creek
Rabbi Laura Friedman, San Rafael
Rabbi Laura Geller, Beverly Hills
Rabbi George D. Gittleman, Santa Rosa
Rabbi Bernard B. Goldsmith, Escondido
Rabbi Jerrold Goldstein, Calabasas
Rabbi Lisa L. Goldstein, San Diego
Rabbi Evan Goodman, San Mateo
Rabbi Donald Goor, Tarzana
Rabbi Roberto D. Graetz, Lafayette
Rabbi Alan Greenbaum, Thousand Oaks
Rabbi Bruce Greenbaum, Carmel
Cantor Kay Greenwald, Los Altos Hills
Rabbi Jason Gwasdoff, Stockton
Rabbi Gerald Hanig, xnard
Rabbi Alan Henkin, Lancaster
Rabbi Johanna M. Hershenson, Aliso Viejo
Rabbi Morris M. Hershman, Burlingame
Rabbi Seth Hochberg-Miller, Ventura
Rabbi Sidney J. Jacobs, D.D., Culver City
Rabbi Bruce Kadden, Salinas
Rabbi Wolli Kaeltes, Long Beach
Rabbi Steven Kaplan, Fremont
Rabbi Jim Kaufman, North Hollywood
Rabbi Stuart Kelman, Berkely
Rabbi Bernard P. King, Irvine
Rabbi Paul J. Kipnes, Valley Village
Rabbi Renee Kogel, Laguna Beach
Rabbi Leah Kroll, Los Angeles
Rabbi Alan Lachtman, Temple City
Cantor Nathan Lam, Los Angeles
Rabbi Martin Lawson, San Diego
Rabbi Stan Levy, Los Angeles
Rabbi David S. Lieb, San Pedro
Rabbi Rachel Litman, San Francisco
Rabbi Jane R. Litman, San Francisco
Rabbi Dana L. Magat, San Diego
Rabbi Harry A. Manhoff, San Leandro
Rabbi Janet R. Marder, Los Angeles
Rabbi Kenneth Michander, Camarillo
Rabbi Jay N. Miller, Burlingame
Rabbi Sydney Mintz, San Francisco
Rabbi Michelle Missaghieh, Hollywood
Rabbi Sheryl Nosan, San Diego
Rabbi Janet Offel, Los Angeles
Rabbi Arnold Rachlis, Irvine
Rabbi Sanford Ragins, Los Angeles
Rabbi Paula Reimers, Burbank
Rabbi Michael Resnick, Los Angeles
Rabbi Steven Reuben, Pacific Palisades
Cantor Stephen Richards, Walnut Creek
Rabbi Theodore H. Riter, Encinitas
Rabbi Bernie Robinson, San Rafael
Rabbi Sanford Rosen, San Mateo
Rabbi Cheryl Rosenstein, Bakersfield
Rabbi John Rosove, Los Angeles
Rabbi Harry A. Roth, Neveda County
Cantor Wally Schachet-Birkson
Cantor Ellen Schwab, San Madeo
Rabbi Robert A. Seigel, Fresno
Rabbi Judy Shanks, Lafayette
Rabbi Richard J. Shapiro, Santa Barbara
Rabbi John M. Sherwood, Oxnard
Rabbi Ruth H. Sohn, Los Angeles
Rabbi Wendy Spears, Woodland Hills
Rabbi Ronald H. Stern, Los Angeles
Rabbi Frank Sterns, Poway
Rabbi Deborah Till, Northridge
Rabbi Martin Weiner, San Francisco
Rabbi Eric Weiss, San Francisco
Rabbi Zari M. Weiss, Palo Alto
Rabbi Laura Novak Winer, Los Altos Hills
Rabbi Richard Winer, Livermore
Rabbi Greg Wolfe, Davis
Rabbi Josh Zweiback, Los Altos Hills

COLORADO(6)

Rabbi Deborah R. Bronstein, Boulder
Rabbi Steven Foster, Denver
Rabbi Stephen Kahn, Denver
Rabbi Audrey S. Pollack, Denver
Rabbi David J. Zucker, Aspen
Rabbi Raymond Zwerin, Denver

CONNECTICUT(15)

Rabbi Bradd H. Boxman, Danbury
Rabbi Herbert Brockman, Hamden
Rabbi S. Joan Glazer Farber, Greenwich
Cantor Jon R. Haddon, Ridgefield
Rabbi Zoe Klein, Norwalk
Rabbi Norman Koch, New Milford
Rabbi Robert Lennick, Greenwich
Rabbi David C. Levy, Glastonbury
Rabbi Jerome R. Malino, Danbury
Rabbi Vivian Mayer, Danbury
Rabbi Robert Orkand, Westport
Rabbi Jonah Pesner, Westport
Rabbi James Prosnit, Bridgeport
Rabbi Aaron Rosenberg, Waterford
Cantor Richard Silverman, Westport
Rabbi Israel Skin, Bridgeport
Rabbi Leon Weldman

DELAWARE(3)

Rabbi Peter H. Grumbacher, Wilmington
Cantor Judith Naimark, Wilmington
Rabbi David A. Wortman, Wilmington

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA(9)

Rabbi Andrew Baker
Rabbi Marc Israel
Rabbi David Kessel
Rabbi Lynne Landsberg
Rabbi Bonnie Margulis
Rabbi Mindy Portnoy
Rabbi David Saperstein
Rabbi Gerald Serotta
Rabbi Joseph P. Weinberg

FLORIDA(37)

Rabbi Richard Agler, Boca Raton
Rabbi Barry M. Altman, Ormond Beach
Rabbi Cyrus Arfa, Winter Haven
Rabbi Herbert M. Baumgard, Miami
Rabbi Richard J. Birnholz, Tampa
Rabbi Terry A. Bookman, Miami
Rabbi Jody Cohen-Gavarian, Miami
Rabbi William E. Cohen, Orlando
Rabbi Saul M. Diament, Hollywood
Rabbi Steven Garfein, Tallahasee
Rabbi Ronald H. Goff, Tallahassee
Cantor Mark Goldman, Plantation
Rabbi Howard R. Greenstein, Marco Island
Rabbi Geoffrey Huntting, Sarasota
Rabbi Harold S. Jaye, Ocala
Rabbi Greg Kanter, Oakland Park
Rabbi Raloh P. Kingsley, North Miami Beach
Rabbi Gary M. Klein, Palm Harbor
Rabbi Andrew R. Koren, Gainesville
Rabbi Joel Levine, West Palm Beach
Rabbi Jerold M. Levy, Boca Raton
Rabbi Norman S. Lipson, Weston
Rabbi Lewis Littman, Ft. Lauderdale
Rabbi Mark Mallach, West Palm Beach
Rabbi Michael Matuson, Jacksonville
Rabbi Andrew M. Paley, Miami
Rabbi Stephen H. Pinsky, Wellington
Rabbi Gayle Pomerantz, Miami Beach
Rabbi Michael A. Schadick, Plantation
Rabbi N. William Schwartz, Pensacola
Rabbi Max Selinger, Ocala
Rabbi Alan Sherman, Jupiter
Rabbi Samuel M. Silver, Delray Beach
Rabbi Mark E. Singer, Boca Raton
Cantor Irving Shulkes, N. Miami Beach
Rabbi James L. Simon, N. Miami Beach
Rabbi Allan C. Tuffs, Hollywood
Rabbi Dr. Chaim J. Wender, Delray Beach

GEORGIA(14)

Rabbi Jeffrey Astrachan, Macon
Cantor Scott E. Colbert, Atlanta
Cantor Herbert Cole, Atlanta
Rabbi Stanley M. Davids, Atlanta
Rabbi Thomas J. Friedman, Columbus
Rabbi Brett R. Isserow, Atlanta
Rabbi Philip N. Kranz, Atlanta
Rabbi Debra B. Landsberg, Atlanta
Rabbi Shalom Lewis, Marietta
Rabbi Fred M. Raskind, LPC, Duluth
Rabbi Arthur Rutberg, Columbus
Rabbi Scott B. Sanlson, Atlanta
Rabbi Ron Segal, Atlanta
Rabbi Alvin M. Sugarman, Atlanta

HAWAII(2)

Rabbi Stephen F. Barak, Honolulu
Rabbi Avi Magid, Honolulu

IDAHO(2)

Rabbi Daniel B. Fink, Boise
Rabbi Laura Rappaport, Boise

ILLINOIS(36)

Rabbi Marc E. Berkson, Skokie
Cantor Richard G. Cohn, Glencoe
Rabbi Steven L. Denker, Chicago
Rabbi Ellen W. Dreyfus, Homewood
Rabbi Laurence Edwards, Chicago
Rabbi Gary S. Gerson, Oak Park
Rabbi Donald Gluckman, Olympia Fields
Rabbi Samuel N. Gordon, Wilmette
Rabbi Theodore H. Gordon, Bloomington
Rabbi Lisa Greene, North Field
Rabbi Suzanne B. Griffel, Chicago
Rabbi Stephen A. Hart, Long Crove
Rabbi Sidney M. Helbraun, Northbrook
Rabbi Debra Newman Kamin, Northfield
Cantor Aviva Katzman, Chicago
Cantor Jeffery Klepper, Evanston
Rabbi Douglas Kohn, Hoffman Estates
Rabbi Harold Kudan, Glencoe
Rabbi Scott Looper, Vernon Hills
Rabbi Robert J. Marx, Glencoe
Rabbi Steven Mason, Glencoe
Rabbi Amy L. Memis, Glenview
Rabbi Jay Henry Moses, Chicago
Rabbi Nancy Myers, Long Grove
Rabbi Aaron Petuchowski, Chicago
Rabbi Michael M. Remson, Naperville
Rabbi Herman E. Schaalman, Chicago
Rabbi Robert D. Schreibman, Northfield
Rabbi Isaal Serotta, Highland Park
Rabbi Eleanor Smith, Evanston
Rabbi Michael Sternfield, Chicago
Rabbi Dov Taylor, Highland Park
Rabbi Ariel Walsh, Peoria
Cantor Cory Winter, Glennview
Rabbi Arnold J. Wolf, Chicago
Rabbi Leonard S. Zoll, Carbondale

INDIANA(9)

Rabbi Arnold L. Bienstock, Indianapolis
Rabbi Eric J. Bram, Indianapolis
Rabbi L. David Feder, Evansville
Cantor Janice Roger, Indianapolis
Rabbi Richard B. Safran, Ft. Wayne
Rabbi Dennis C. Sasso, Indianapolis
Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, Indianapolis
Rabbi Paul Tuchman, Terre Haute
Rabbi Samuel Weingart, W. Lafayette

IOWA(5)

Rabbi Edward A. Chesman, Cedar Rapids
Rabbi Morley Feinstein, South Bend
Rabbi Henry Karp, Davenport
Cantor Lisa Levine, Des Moines
Rabbi Neil Sandler, Des Moines

KANSAS(1)

Rabbi Mark H. Levin, Overland Park

KENTUCKY(6)

Rabbi Jon Adland, Lexington
Rabbi Laura H. Metzger, Louisville
Rabbi Joe R. Rapport, Louisville
Rabbi Gaylia Rooks, Louisville
Rabbi Robert B. Slosberg, Louisville
Rabbi Michael R. Zedek, Kansas City

LOUISIANA(4)

Rabbi Edward Paul Cohn, New Orleans
Rabbi David Goldstein, New Orleans
Rabbi David L. Kline, Monroe
Rabbi Jennifer Weiner, Lake Charles

MAINE(4)

Paul F. Cohen, S. Portland
Rabbi Laurence Elis Milder, Bangor
Rabbi Harry Z. Sky, Portland
Rabbi Douglas D. Weger

MARYLAND(18)

Rabbi Donald R. Berlin, Baltimore
Rabbi Reeve Brenner, Bethesda
Rabbi Gustav Buchdahl, Reisterstown
Rabbi Kenneth Cohen, Bethesda
Rabbi Mona Decker, Baltimore
Rabbi Seymour L. Essrog, Taylorsville
Rabbi Floyd Herman, Baltimore
Rabbi David Kessel, Bethesda
Rabbi Peter Kessler, Baltimore
Rabbi Shira Lander, Baltimore
Rabbi Rosalin Landis, Baltimore
Rabbi Jack Luxemburg, Rockville
Rabbi Jonathan Maltzman, Bethesda
Rabbi Rex D. Perlmeter, Baltimore
Cantor Judith Rowland, Baltimore
Rabbi William D. Rudolph, Bethesda
Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt, Potomac
Rabbi Stephanie Wolfe, Germantown
Rabbi Brian Zimmerman, Rockville

MASSACHUSETTS(27)

Rabbi Ruth Alpert, Boston
Rabbi Seth L. Bernstein, Worcester
Rabbi H. Hirsch Cohen, Centerville
Rabbi Sigma Faye Coran, Worcester
Rabbi Albert S. Goldstein, Brookline
Rabbi Daniel Gropper, Lexington
Rabbi Debra R. Hachen, Westboro
Rabbi Boaz Heilman, Sudbury
Rabbi David Lee Kaplan, Stoughton
Rabbi Stephen A. Karol, Hingham
Rabbi Neil Kominsky, Lowell
Rabbi Michelle Lenke, Wellesley
Rabbi Elias Lieberman, East Falmouth
Rabbi Eliot P. Marrus, Newton Centre
Rabbi Bernard H. Mehlman, Boston
Rabbi Richard (Rim) Meirowitz, Winchester
Rabbi David J. Meyer, Marblehead
Rabbi Barbara Penzner, Boston
Rabbi Dennis S. Ross, Pittsfield
Rabbi Harold I. Salzmann, Pittsfield
Rabbi Jim Simon, Worcester
Rabbi Toba Spitzer, West Newton
Rabbi Donald M. Splansky, Framingham
Rabbi Pamela Wax, North Adams
Rabbi David S. Wolfman, Needham
Rabbi Cary David Yales, Lexington
Rabbi Leonard Zion, Newton

MICHIGAN(13)

Rabbi Alan P. Alpert, Muskegon
Rabbi Amy B. Brodsky, West Bloomfield
Rabbi David Castiglione, Bloomfield Hills
Rabbi Ernst J. Conrad, West Bloomfield
Rabbi Robert Dobrusin, Ann Arbor
Cantor Stephen Dubov, Detroit
Rabbi Marla J. Feldman, Bloomfield Hills
Rabbi Mark Goldfarb, Flint
Rabbi Sheila Beth Goloboy, Bloomfield Hills
Rabbi Morton Hoffman, East Lansing
Rabbi Albert Micah Lewis, Grand Rapids
Rabbi Harold S. Loss, West Bloomfield
Rabbi Michael L. Moskowitz, West Bloomfield

MINNESOTA(10)

Rabbi Norman M. Cohen, Minneapolis
Rabbi Joseph A. Edelheit, Minneapolis
Rabbi Julie K. Gordon, St. Paul
Rabbi Robert Kahn, Minneapolis
Rabbi Andrea London, Minneapolis
Rabbi Stacy K. Offner, Minneapolis
Rabbi Adam Spilker, St. Paul
Rabbi Sharon Stiefel, Minneapolis
Rabbi Marcia A. Zimmerman, Minneapolis
Rabbi Martin Zinkow, St. Paul

MISSISSIPPI(1)

Rabbi Jim Egolf, Jackson

MISSOURI(21)

Rabbi Solomon Agin, D.D., St. Louis
Rabbi Alan L. Cohen, Kansas City
Rabbi Stuart E. Davis, Kansas City
Rabbi Matt Freidman, St. Joseph
Rabbi Andrea Goldstein, St. Louis
Rabbi Ronald M. Goldstein, Kansas City
Rabbi Jerome W. Grollman, St. Louis
Rabbi Elizabeth Hersh, St. Louis
Rabbi Robert P. Jacobs, St. Louis
Rabbi Gerald M. Kane, Kansas City
Rabbi Howard G. Kaplansky, St. Louis
Rabbi Mordecai Miller, St. Louis
Rabbi Estelle Mills, Ballwin
Rabbi J.R. Rosenbloom, St. Louis
Rabbi Janine C. Schloss, St. Louis
Rabbi Lane Steinger, St. Louis
Rabbi Jeffrey B. Stiffman, St. Louis
Rabbi Susan Talve, St. Louis
Rabbi Joshua Taub, Kansas City
Rabbi Lewis S. Warshaver, Kansas City
Rabbi Michael R. Zedek, Kansas City

NEBRASKA(2)

Rabbi Aryek Azpiel, Omaha
Rabbi Debbie Steil, Omaha

NEVADA(1)

Rabbi Myra Soifer, Reno

NEW HAMPSHIRE(2)

Rabbi Richard Klein, Concord
Rabbi Louis A. Rieser, Derry

NEW JERSEY(44)

Rabbi Joel Abraham, Allendale
Cantor Shlomo Bar-Nissim, Closter
Rabbi Brian K. Beal, Manalopan
Cantor Bruce Benson, Morristown
Rabbi Neal Borovitz, River Edge
Rabbi Kenneth Brickman, Jersey City
Rabbi Daniel M. Cohen, South Orange
Rabbi Lawrence M. Colton, Plainfield
Rabbi Faith Dantowitz, Short Hills
Rabbi Beth Davidson
Rabbi Israel Dresner, Wayne
Rabbi Dan Ehrenkrantz, Montclair
Rabbi Bruce Elder, Cherry Hill
Rabbi Irwin, H. Fishbein, Westfield
Rabbi Ari Fridkis, Tenafly
Rabbi Barry Friedman, Livingston
Rabbi Arnold Gluck, Somerville
Rabbi Neal D. Gold, New Brunswick
Rabbi Renee Goldberg, Westfield
Rabbi Joseph Goldman, Elberon
Rabbi Laurence Groffman, Short Hills
Rabbi Eric S. Gurvin, Teaneck
Rabbi Howard Jaffe, Warren
Rabbi Ronald W. Kaplan, Turnersville
Rabbi Peter E. Kasdan, Livingston
Rabbi Charles A. Kroloff, Westfield
Rabbi Barry Lerner, Ventor
Rabbi Richard A. Levine, Mt. Laurel
Rabbi Ellen Lewis, Watchung
Cantor Barbara Lieberstein, Paramus
Rabbi Steven Linderman, Cherry Hill
Rabbi Gary A. Maes, Cherry Hill
Rabbi Norman Patz, Cedar Grove
Rabbi Deborah Pipe-Mazo, Cherry Hill
Rabbi Sally J. Priesand, Tinton Falls
Rabbi Elizabeth Rolle, Freehold
Rabbi Richard F. Steinbrink, Clinton
Rabbi Shira Stern, Morganville
Cantor Norman Summers, Short Hills
Rabbi Kenneth Tarlow, West Orange
Rabbi Jonathan Waxman, Elberon
Rabbi Donald Weber, Marlboro
Rabbi Mary L. Zamore, Westfield
Cantor Sarah Zemel, Somerville

NEW MEXICO(2)

Cantor Jacqueline Shuchat-Marx
Rabbi Nahum Ward-Lev, Santa Fe

NEW YORK(158)

Rabbi Robert Abramson, New York City
Rabbi Renni S. Altman, Great Neck
Cantor Dana Anesi, Chappaqua
Rabbi Beth S. Appel, Lynbrook
Rabbi Stephen Arnold, Poughkeepsie
Rabbi Henry Bamberger, Utica
Rabbi Morris W. Barzilai, Mount Vernon
Rabbi Shelley Kovar Becker, New York City
Rabbi Karen Bender, Great Neck
Rabbi Stacy Bergman, New York City
Rabbi Stephen Berkowitz, New York City
Rabbi Donna Berman, Port Washington
Cantor Richard Berman, Manhasset
Rabbi Daniel M. Bernstein, New York City
Rabbi Miriam Biatch, Elmira
Rabbi David Blumenfeld, New York City
Cantor Richard Bolton, New York City
Cantor Annie Bornstein-Howar, White Plains
Rabbi Barnett J. Brickner, Massapequa
Cantor Norma Bruce, Armenia
Rabbi Donald Cashman, Albany
Rabbi Marim D. Charry, Great Neck
Rabbi Kenneth M. Chasen, Scarsdale
Rabbi Martin Cohen, New York City
Rabbi Norman Cohen, New York City
Rabbi Judy Cohen-Rosenberg, Westbury
Cantor Renne Coleson, Syosset
Rabbi Julian I. Cook, Rockville Centre
Rabbi Daryl P. Crystal, Syosset
Rabbi Jo David, New York City
Rabbi Zahara Davidowitz-Farkas, New York City
Rabbi Beth Davidson, Port Washington
Rabbi Jerome K. Davidson, Great Neck
Rabbi Moshe Edelman, New York City
Rabbi Lisa Eiduson, Buffalo
Rabbi Robert J. Eisen, Tonawanda
Rabbi Dennis Eisner, New York City
Rabbi Daniel Epstein, Patchoque
Rabbi Jerome Epstein, New York City
Rabbi David E. Fass, New York City
Rabbi Charles Feinberg, Poughkeepsie
Rabbi Helene Ferris, Croton
Rabbi Michael L. Feshbach, Williamsville
Rabbi Adam D. Fisher, Stony Brook
Rabbi Ellen Flax, New York City
Rabbi Carla Freedman, South Salem
Rabbi Lee Friedlander, Roslyn Heights
Rabbi Herbert A. Friedman, New York
Rabbi Joan S. Friedman, Hamilton
Rabbi Ronne Freidman, Buffalo
Rabbi Louis Frishman (Emeritus), Spring Valley
Rabbi Jeffrey F. Gale, Wantagh
Rabbi Stuart M. Geller, Lynbrook
Rabbi Donald R. Gerber, Rochester
Rabbi Karen Gluckstern-Reiss, Flushing
Cantor David Goldstein, Buffalo
Rabbi Stephen Goodman, Garden City
Rabbi Joel S. Goor, New York City
Rabbi Debora S. Gordon, Troy
Rabbi David E. Greenberg, Bedford Corners
Rabbi David Greenstein, New Hyde Park
Cantor Glenn Gropper, Albany
Rabbi Jonathan L. Hecht, Ph.D., Plainview
Rabbi Renni S. Hinan, Great Neck
Rabbi Deborah A. Hirsch, New York City
Cantor Jerome Holland, Terry Town
Rabbi Norman Kahan, Roslyn Heights
Rabbi Allen S. Kaplan, New York City
Rabbi Alan J. Katz, Rochester
Rabbi Laurie Katz, Scarsdale
Rabbi Reuben M. Katz, Freeport
Cantor Alane S. Katzew, New Rochelle
Rabbi Jan Kaufman, New York City
Rabbi Samuel Kehati, Elmont
Rabbi Beth Klafter, Mankaset
Rabbi Jonathan Klein, Woodstock
Rabbi Richard Klein, New York City
Rabbi Stephen A. Klein, Scarsdale
Rabbi Jonathan Kligler, Woodstock
Rabbi Jon Konheim, Schenectady
Rabbi Laurence Kotok, Rochester
Rabbi Douglas E. Krantz, Armonk
Rabbi Noa Kushner, New York City
Rabbi Gail Labovitz, New York City
Rabbi Nathan M. Landman, Larchmont
Rabbi Judd K. Levingston, New York City
Rabbi Joy Levitt, Plandome
Rabbi Charles D. Lippman, New York City
Rabbi Ellen Lippmann, Brooklyn
Rabbi Janet B. Liss, Glen Cove
Rabbi Alan E. Litwak, Albany
Rabbi Garry A. Loeb, Monroe
Rabbi Beverly Magidson, Albany
Rabbi Batsheva Meiri, Roslyn Hills
Rabbi Paul Menitoff, New York City
Cantor Stephen Merkel, Scarsdale
Rabbi Joel Meyers, New York City
Rabbi S. Robert Morais, Rochester
Rabbi Leon Morris, New York City
Rabbi Steven Moss, Oakdale
Rabbi Howard Needleman, New York City
Rabbi Kerry M. Olitzky, New York City
Rabbi Susan Oren, Brooklyn
Rabbi Aaron Panken, New York City
Rabbi Melinda Panken, New York City
Rabbi Wendy Drucker Pein, Nwe Rochelle
Rabbi Hara Person, New York City
Rabbi Marvin Petruck, Forest Hills
Rabbi Daniel F. Polish, Poughkeepsie
Rabbi Sarah Reines, New York City
Rabbi Stanley T. Relkin, Brooklyn
Rabbi Ilana Rosansky, New York City
Rabbi Jennie Rosenn, New York City
Rabbi Steven M. Rosman, Port Washington
Rabbi Harry Rothstein, Armenia
Rabbi Rachel T. Sabath, New York City
Rabbi Mark Sameth, Pleasantville
Rabbi Peter Schaktman, New York City
Rabbi Judith Schindler, Scarsdale
Rabbi Julie Schonfeld, New York City
Rabbi Arthur L. Schwartz, Cold Spring Harbor
Rabbi Barton Shallot, Huntington
Rabbi Martin Silverman, Albany
Rabbi Charles Simon, New York City
Rabbi Steven Sirbu, Syosset
Rabbi S. David Sperling, New York City
Rabbi Julie R. Spitzer, New York City
Cantor Howard M. Stahl, Lawrence
Rabbi Howard Stecker, West Hempsteed
Rabbi Bonnie Steinberg, Great Neck
Rabbi George Stern, Upper Nyack
Rabbi Kenneth Stern, New York City
Cantor Ellen Stettner, New York City
Cantor Meredith Stone, Rye
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld, New York City
Rabbi Robert I. Summers, New York City
Rabbi Brooks R. Susman, Lawrence
Rabbi Irwin A. Tannenbaum, Monticello
Rabbi Lennard R. Thal, New York City
Rabbi David B. Thomas, Chappaqua
Cantor Rica Julie Timman, Lynbrook
Rabbi Michael Torop, Port Washington
Rabbi Sue Ann Wasserman, New York City
Rabbi David Wechsler-Azen, Suffern
Rabbi Tom Weiner, White Plains
Rabbi Peter Weintraub, Scarsdale
Rabbi Joseph I. Weiss, Neponsit
Rabbi Mark L. Winer, White Plains
Rabbi Paula Jayne Winnig, Lawrence
Rabbi David Wirtschafter, Huntington
Cantor Josee Wolff, New York City
Rabbi Julie Wolkoff, Albany
Rabbi Jason van Leeuwen, Glen Cove
Cantor Jacob Yaron, Portwasa
Rabbi Eric Yoffie, New York City
Rabbi Elana Zaiman, New York City

NORTH CAROLINA(7)

Rabbi James Bennett, Charlotte
Rabbi Deborah Bodin Cohen, Cary
Rabbi Lucy HF Dinner, Raleigh
Rabbi Hanoch Fields, Fayetteville
Rabbi Albert A. Gordon, Wilmington
Cantor Linda Shepherd, Charlotte
Rabbi Robert Waxman, Wilmington

OHIO(28)

Rabbi Scott Aaron, New York City
Rabbi Howard L. Apothaker, New Albany
Rabbi Robert B. Barr, Cincinnati
Rabbi Harold Berman, Columbus
Rabbi Kenneth E. Ehrlich, Cincinnati
Rabbi Susan L. Einbinder, Cincinnati
Rabbi Marianne L. Gevirtz, Springfield
Rabbi Alfred Gottschalk, Cincinnati
Rabbi Amy Greenbaum, Cincinnati
Rabbi Sol Greenberg, Cincinnati
Rabbi Marc Gruber, Dayton
Rabbi Rosette Barron Haim, Beachwood
Rabbi Elliott Heinman, Beachwood
Rabbi David M. Horowitz, Akron
Rabbi Sam Joseph, Cincinnati
Rabbi Lewis Kamrass, Cincinnati
Rabbi Elliot Kleinman, Beachwood
Rabbi Sharon Y. Marcus, Beachwood
Rabbi Jennifer Marx, Dayton
Rabbi Milton Matz, Beachwood
Rabbi Margeret Myer
Rabbi Richard S. Sarason, Cincinnati
Rabbi Yael Splansky*
Rabbi Susan B. Stone, Hudson
Rabbi Edward J. Sukol, Pepper Pike
Rabbi Samuel Weinstein, Sylvania
Rabbi Sheldon Zimmerman, Cincinnati
Rabbi Gary P. Zola, Cincinnati
* Guest Rabbi in Toronto, Ontario but registered voter in Ohio

OREGON(5)

Rabbi Larry J. Halpern, Portland
Rabbi Daniel J. Isaak, Portland
Rabbi Emanuel Rose, Portland
Rabbi Shoshana Zahva Spercel, Eugene
Rabbi C. Ariel Stone-Halpern, Portland

PENNSYLVANIA(40)

Rabbi Rebecca Alpert, Philedelphia
Rabbi Martin P. Beifield, Jr., Allentown
Rabbi Aaron Benjamin Bisno, Philadelphia
Rabbi Jonathan M. Brown, State College
Rabbi Michael I. Charney, Eagle
Rabbi Larry Freedman, Pittsburgh
Rabbi Dayle Friedman, Philadelphia
Rabbi Joseph M. Forman, Pittsburgh
Rabbi Alan D. Fuchs, Philadelphia
Rabbi Jonathan H. Gerard, Easton
Rabbi Constance Golden, Abington
Rabbi Irwin Goldenberg, York
Cantor David Green, Philadelphia
Rabbi Elliot Holin, Elkins Park
Rabbi Walter Jacob, Pittsburgh
Rabbi Richard Klein, Pittsburgh
Rabbi William I. Kuhn, Philadelphia
Rabbi Robert Layman, Philadelphia
Rabbi Robert S. Leib, Abington
Rabbi Mordechai Liebling, Philadelphia
Rabbi Susan Marks, Narberth
Rabbi Gregory S. Marx, Spring House
Rabbi Michael Monson, Philadelphia
Rabbi Robert E. Ourach, King of Prussia
Rabbi Jack P. Paskoff, Lancaster
Rabbi Sara Rae Perman, Greensburg
Rabbi Steven J. Peskind, Scranton
Rabbi Seymour Prystowsky, Lafayette Hill
Rabbi Rochelle Robins, Philadelphia
Rabbi David Sandmel, Wynnewood
Rabbi Burt E. Schuman, Altona
Rabbi Rav A. Soloff, Lansdale
Rabbi Jacob Staub, Wycote
Rabbi David Straus, Wynnewood
Rabbi Elliot Strom, Newton
Rabbi Harold B. Waintrup, Abington
Rabbi Daniel Weiner, Harrisburg
Rabbi Amy Weiss, Philadelphia
Rabbi Kenneth S. Weiss, Doylestown
Rabbi Hanna Yerushalmi, Spring House

RHODEISLAND(4)

Rabbi Mark S. Bloom, Cranston
Rabbi Michael Cahana, Providence
Rabbi Wayne M. Franklin, Providence
Rabbi James B. Rosenberg, Barrington

SOUTH CAROLINA(2)

Rabbi Edward Friedman, Charleston
Rabbi Sanford T. Marcus, Columbia

TENNESSEE(5)

Rabbi Allison Flash, Nashville
Rabbi Jay D. Freedman, Johnson City
Rabbi Micah D. Greenstein, Memphis
Rabbi Kenneth A. Kanter, Nashville
Rabbi Howard A. Simon, Knoxville

TEXAS(26)

Rabbi Kerry Baker, Austin
Rabbi Peter Berg, Dallas
Rabbi Murray J. Berger, Plano
Rabbi Barry H. Block, San Antonio
Rabbi Jim Brandt, Woodlands
Rabbi Jeffrey S. Clopper, Houston
Rabbi Heidi B. Coretz, Lubbock
Rabbi Elizabeth Dunsker, Austin
Cantor Robert M. Gerber, Houston
Rabbi Stephen D. Gold, Tyler
Rabbi Steven M. Gross, Houston
Rabbi Mark Kaiserman, Dallas
Rabbi Nancy Kasten, Dallas
Rabbi Gerald J. Klein, Dallas
Rabbi David Lipper, McAllen
Rabbi Ralph D. Mecklenburger, Fort Worth
Rabbi Matthew D. Michaels, Houston
Rabbi Charles D. Mintz, Dallas
Rabbi Marcia Plumb, Houston
Rabbi Daniel L. Rabishaw, Houston
Rabbi Debra J. Robbins, Dallas
Rabbi Rick Schechter, Dallas
Cantor Jaime Shpall, Austin
Rabbi Samuel M. Stahl, San Antonio
Rabbi David E. Stern, Dallas
Rabbi Roy A. Walter, Houston

VERMONT(4)

Rabbi Robert A. Alper, E. Dorset
Rabbi Howard Cohen, Bennington
Rabbi Michael Cohen, Manchester Center
Rabbi James S. Glazier, S. Burlington

VIRGINIA(11)

Rabbi Daniel S. Alexander, Charlottesville
Rabbi Martin P. Beifield Jr., Richmond
Rabbi Jonathan Biatch, Alexandria
Rabbi Kathy S. Cohen, Roanoke
Rabbi Gary S. Creditor, Richmond
Rabbi Harold Fink, Alexandria
Rabbi Rosalind A. Gold, Reston
Rabbi Reuben Jacobs, Centerville
Rabbi Amy Schwartzman, Falls Church
Rabbi Richard N. Smith, Richmond
Rabbi Arthur Z. Steinberg, Portsmouth
Rabbi Israel Zoberman, Virginia Beach

WASHINGTON(9)

Rabbi Lisa Gelber, Mercer Island
Rabbi Joy B. Heyman, Everett
Rabbi Norman D. Hirsh, Seattle
Rabbi James L. Mirel, Bellevue
Rabbi H. David Rose, Mercer Island
Rabbi Marna Sapsowitz, Olympia
Rabbi Beth Singer, Seattle
Rabbi Jonathan Singer, Seattle
Rabbi Earl S. Starr, Seattle

WEST VIRGINIA(2)

Rabbi Stanley R. Funston, Bluefield
Rabbi I. B. Koller, Charleston

WISCONSIN(7)

Rabbi Jay R. Brickman, Milwaukee
Rabbi David B. Cohen, Milwaukee
Rabbi E. Daniel Danson, Wausau
Cantor Heather Feffer, Milwaukee
Rabbi Dena Feingold, Kenosha
Rabbi Ze'ev Harari, Racine
Rabbi Isaac Serotta, Milwaukee



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