From the President

June 23 Message

Posted on June 23, 2017

“Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.” – Anne Frank Shabbat Shalom! This quote just spoke to me this week…for a variety of reasons! There is the physical beauty that we see around us, and then there is the spiritual beauty of being with family and friends.   This past week, Continue Reading »

June 16 Message

Posted on June 16, 2017

“Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common.  Celebrate it everyday.” – Anonymous Shabbat Shalom! To say that the past few weeks have been busy and hectic, as convention comes closer is an understatement!!  Our convention chair, Barbara Ezring, and our logistics chair, Renee Ravich, plus our directors and many other volunteers, Continue Reading »

June 9 Message

Posted on June 9, 2017

“Producing is nothing more than bringing all the elements together, connecting people.” – Brion James Shabbat Shalom! What a week this has been!!  I have been doing what I love most about being president of WLCJ…I spent the week connecting to our members.  I spent the week seeing old friends (in time, not age) and Continue Reading »

June 2 Message

Posted on June 2, 2017

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” – Anne Frank Shabbat Shalom! Have you been going through your drawers looking for those bras at the bottom of the pile or all the way in the back of the drawer? I hope so….! WLCJ is always about Continue Reading »

May 26 Message

Posted on May 26, 2017

“There have been so many great moments, and I feel so blessed everyday;” – Vusi Mahlasela Shabbat Shalom! The past ten days…well, they have been just amazing! All, because I am so very blessed and honored to represent all of you and all of our members across North America and beyond. For the third time, during Continue Reading »

May 12 Message

Posted on May 12, 2017

“People will always follow a good example, be the one to set a good example.” – Anne Frank Shabbat Shalom! I was always taught, that you lead by example! Regardless of what the circumstance is, that you get right in there…and be a part of the team. If that means helping to set up tables, stuff Continue Reading »

May 5 Message

Posted on May 5, 2017

“Oh the things you can find, if you don’t stay behind” – Dr. Seuss Shabbat Shalom! Could any of you imagine, staying home all of the time? Not volunteering? Not helping others? And not venturing out of your comfort zone? I know that I could not imagine doing any of that! One of the most important Continue Reading »

April 28 Message

Posted on April 28, 2017

“If our hopes of building a better and safer world are to become more than wishful thinking, we will need the engagement of volunteers more than ever.” – Kofi Annan Shabbat Shalom! I wonder how many of you know that April 23rd through April 29th is known as “National Volunteer Week”? This was established in 1974 Continue Reading »

April 21 Message

Posted on April 21, 2017

“My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.” – Henry Ford Shabbat Shalom! Best friends…we all have them…they are the ones that we can call at four in the morning, or the ones that we can share the good times with without having to worry that they think that we are Continue Reading »

April 14 Message

Posted on April 16, 2017

“Don’t walk behind me, I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me, I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.” – Albert Camus Shabbat Shalom and Chag Sameach! The sederim are behind us….the tables, chairs and seder plate may be put away…but some of us may still have company and Continue Reading »

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