Guide to the considerations about re-opening synagogue buildings, published by a working group of the Reform, Conservative, and Reconstructionist movements

Kavod v’Nichum: Taharah safety recommendations (March 8 and 24, 2020)

T’ruah, The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights


Agudath Israel

Beth Din of America: Kelim bill of sale (March 29, 2020)

Joint Statements

Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah of America

National Association of Chevra Kadisha

Orthodox Union

Rabbinical Council of America: Ensuring everyone a safe Passover (April 7, 2020)


Committee on Jewish Law and Standards

Note: asterisked texts were written by individual members of the committee but are not official statements of the committee

Conservative/Masorti movement statement on gatherings and communal expectations of leadership (March 25, 2020)

A counter-proposal to live-streaming for Conservative Judaism (May 16, 2020)

Rabbinical Assembly: Jewish values regarding physical reopening of our institutions (April 28, 2020)


Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association: Statement on communal gatherings during COVID-19 pandemic (March 26, 2020)

Reconstructing Judaism: Reopening our institutions (May 1, 2020)


CCAR/URJ guidelines on values-based decision-making: Returning to in-person gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic (May 12, 2020)

Central Council of American Rabbis Responsa Committee

Freehof Institute of Progressive Halakhah:

Reform Jewish Movement’s recommendations on COVID-19 (March 31, 2020)