Interview with Ashira Konigsburg, COO, Rabbinical Assembly and CPO, United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism

Abstract/Description: Rabbi Ashira Konigsburg, chief operating officer at the Rabbinical Assembly and chief program officer at the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, was interviewed by Elizabeth Kobert on August 16, 2021, for the Collecting These Times oral history project. Rabbi Konigsburg, who lives in New York City, discusses her leadership roles at the Rabbinical Assembly and the UCSJ throughout the pandemic, offering support to rabbis suffering from burnout, and accelerating the process of reaching decisions in the RA's Committee on Jewish Law and Standards. She also discusses her personal experiences as a parent, spouse, and leader of a minyan.