International Federation of Rabbis

The International Federation of Rabbis (IFR) was founded in 2000 as a Non-denominational organization for Jewish rabbis of all backgrounds.[1][2] It aims to provide a forum to explore Judaism's response to the changing needs of the modern era.[2] IFR provides members with various means to confer with and share ideas with colleagues around the world, such as its private list serve and quarterly newsletter.[2]

International Federation of Rabbis (IFR)
TypeInternational Rabbinic Organization

IFR's rabbis have been noted within and outside of the Jewish community for the diverse backgrounds and perspectives they bring to Jewish pastoral care.[3][4]


IFR hosts a biyearly conference for its members at which various topics in Jewish pastoral care and Torah scholarship are discussed.[2]


  1. ^ McHenry, Terry W. (2018). Truth Versus Man'S Religious Systems. Xlibris US. ISBN 9781543470857.
  2. ^ a b c d "International Federation of Rabbis | About Us".
  3. ^ "Former Actor Takes Rabbi Role at Motion Picture Home". The Jewish Journal. August 4, 2006. Retrieved November 4, 2011.
  4. ^ "Lodi Police Chaplain touches lives with music and compassion". The Stockton Record. July 1, 2006. Retrieved November 4, 2011.