Equal Rights Amendment

Resolution Adopted by the CCAR

Equal Rights Amendment

Adopted by the CCAR at the 86th Annual Convention of

the Central Conference of American Rabbis


WHEREAS we are heirs of a prophetic tradition which ever sought to repair the damaged

world, and

WHEREAS in our efforts to restore the world to sanity we affirm the following position

which we take knowing full well the complexity of such an issue but knowing also

that we cannot be silent,

BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED that we urge the speedy ratification of the Equal Rights

Amendment and pledge our efforts in the various states to work for its ratification,

recognizing that it is an important step toward insuring equal rights for women and