Committee on Jewish Laws and Standards
- a committee of Conservative Rabbis that meets semi-yearly to review t'shuvot (halachic proposals)
- The CJLS just produced a new t'shuvah that says that a Cohen can marry a divorcée.
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It is considered highly prestigious for a Conservative Rabbi to have a seat on the Committee, as they are seen as steering the Conservative Movement's observance.
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