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Edward S. Rudofsky Appointed as United Synagogue Representative to Rabbinical Assembly Committee on Jewish Law and Standards

New York, NY, October 1, 2013: Edward S. Rudofsky, a partner of Zane and Rudofsky, has been appointed by the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ) as one of its representative to the Rabbinical Assembly Committee on Jewish Law and Standards (CJLS).

The CJLS, which consists of 25 voting members of the Rabbinical Assembly, 5 non-voting members designated by USCJ, and 1 non-voting member designated by the Cantors Assembly, sets halakhic policy for Rabbinical Assembly rabbis and for the Conservative movement as a whole.

The USCJ is the central organization of Conservative Jewish congregations in North America, supporting and representing the interests of Conservative congregations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.

Mr. Rudofsky has served with distinction for many years as counsel for South Huntington Jewish Center, of Melville, New York; as the Law Chair of the Metropolitan New York (MetNY) District of USCJ; and as the Chair of the USCJ Committee on Kehilla Affiliations & Standards (formerly known as the Committee on Congregational Standards), which administers the USCJ Alternative Dispute Resolution program of the Conservative Movement, providing conciliation, mediation and arbitration services to resolve disputes between congregations and clergy or professional staff.