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Personal Conversations

Posted on October 27, 2016

We are delighted to invite you to participate in our newest program for members, Personal Conversations. Personal Conversations are an opportunity to address everyday issues that really aren’t so every-day in discussions about obstacles and opportunities, where we are today and where we want to me in the future. Click here for more information.

Former Women’s League president brings the art of weaving to her synagogue

Posted on October 5, 2016

Originally printed at New Jersey News; click here for link. by Debra Rubin NJJN Bureau Chief September 19, 2016 While it is common for many young people to receive a tallit at their bar or bat mitzva ceremonies, few can say they personally designed and wove the religious garment. At Neve Shalom in Metuchen now Continue Reading »

April 1 Message

Posted on April 1, 2016

“Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.” – Chris Grosser Shabbat Shalom! Many of you have heard me say, “that we have no problems, we have challenges and opportunities”! I truly believe that if we look at problems as opportunities. That we can then create solutions which changes something that could take us down into something that Continue Reading »

Reflections on the Cuba Mission

Posted on March 22, 2016

by Grace Schessler BQLI Region President I’ve returned from the Women’s League Mission to Cuba bursting with thoughts to share. We learned, we prayed, we connected, we laughed and we were moved to tears. The Jewish community in Cuba, once over 15,000 in number, is now barely 10% of that. Yet, they are strong, vibrant Continue Reading »

Purim Resources

Posted on March 17, 2016

Purim is almost here! To help our members celebrate, here are resources from Women’s League. Resources The Hiddur Mitzvah Project Vashti’s Banquet Simchat Megillat Esther Mysteries of the Harem Creative Judaic Arts Patterns Beaded Queen Esther Crown Designer Shalach Manot Bags for Penny Pinchers Esther/Vashti bracelet Groggers Mishloach Manot Basket Queen Esther’s Jewels Queen Esther’s Continue Reading »

Network with Women’s League

Posted on March 8, 2016

Click it to be in it! Want to know the latest from Women’s League? Do you feel like you’re missing something useful? Want to be an effective sisterhood leader? Want to know what’s going on in the world with Ba’Olam and Action Alerts? Be an active and engaged member of the Women’s League network! Go Continue Reading »

Torah Fund Revealed

Posted on November 3, 2015

It was truly a revelation to me to see how far-reaching the impact of Torah Fund has been on our Conservative Masorti Movement.

Task Force on Gender Equality in Israel

Posted on October 14, 2015

Women’s League was invited to participate in the National Council for Jewish Women’s (NCJW) Task Force on Gender Equality in Israel. The following is a report from Sandy Blumenthal, a member of the Women’s League Israel Team.

Faith Letter in Support of Planned Parenthood

Posted on August 5, 2015

Women’s League joined with 56 national faith-based and religious groups in a letter to members of the US Senate in support of Planned Parenthood. These health care centers provide much needed services to millions of people. They work to ensure women’s health and moral autonomy. Click here for the full text of the letter.

The Conservative Movement responds to the cancellation of a Bar/Bat Mitzvah Celebration for Children with Special Needs in Israel

Posted on May 13, 2015

The leadership of the movement has asked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to intercede with the ultra-orthodox mayor of Rehovot who cancelled the bar/bat mitzvah celebration at the eleventh hour because it was to be held in a Masorti (Conservative) synagogue. Read the letter here.

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