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WWOT: Weekly Words of Torah – Parashat Ki Tissa

Posted on February 19, 2019

To inspire, guide, engage, enrich, and empower Conservative Jewish Women By Rabbi Ellen S. Wolintz-Fields, Executive Director, Women’s League For Conservative Judaism   This week’s Torah reading, Parashat Ki Tissa, illustrates what occurs when people get impatient, lose their faith, and need something visible to turn to for support – the story of the Golden Continue Reading »

18-Month Study of Mishnah Berakhot with WLCJ!

Posted on February 12, 2019

Looking for ways to immerse yourself in Jewish study and text? Women’s League for Conservative Judaism is excited to introduce a new program to enhance, enrich, and engage our Conservative Jewish Women in the 21st Century: Listen, Pray, Think: A Journey through Mishnah Berakhot, an 18-month study of the entire Tractate Masechet, of Mishnah Berakhot. This course will consist of Continue Reading »

WWOT: Weekly Words of Torah – Parashat Tetzaveh

Posted on February 11, 2019

To inspire, guide, engage, enrich, and empower Conservative Jewish Women By Rabbi Ellen S. Wolintz-Fields, Executive Director, Women’s League For Conservative Judaism In our Torah reading this week, Parashat Tetzaveh, there are many details about how the Tabernacle, Mishkan, was to be built. The Torah provided details on the materials, colors, and types of wood Continue Reading »

What Is Mishnah?

Posted on February 11, 2019

Text by Rabbi Ellen S. Wolintz-Fields Learn more about Listen, Pray, Think: A Journey through Mishnah Berakhot and register here! What is Mishnah? The Mishnah is an edited record of the complex body of material known as the Oral Torah, which was transmitted in the aftermath of the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 CE. Continue Reading »

WWOT: Weekly Words of Torah – Parashat Terumah

Posted on February 4, 2019

To inspire, guide, engage, enrich, and empower Conservative Jewish Women By Rabbi Ellen S. Wolintz-Fields, Executive Director, Women’s League For Conservative Judaism In this week’s Torah reading, Parashat Terumah, God begins to provide the instructions to Moses and the Children of Israel on how to build the Tabernacle, or Mishkan, the movable Temple used by Continue Reading »

Tefillin 101 – Week Five

Posted on January 28, 2019

Tefillin 101 – Week Five A ‘Crash’ Course on Tefillin for the World Wide Wrap Sunday, February 3, 2019 Prepared by Rabbi Ellen S. Wolintz-Fields, Executive Director, Women’s League for Conservative Judaism If you and/or your sisterhood would like to participate, Women’s League/sisterhood members can register here. FJMC members and affiliated synagogue Men’s Club members can register here. Learn more Continue Reading »

WWOT: Weekly Words of Torah – Parashat Mishpatim

Posted on January 28, 2019

To inspire, guide, engage, enrich, and empower Conservative Jewish Women By Rabbi Ellen S. Wolintz-Fields, Executive Director, Women’s League For Conservative Judaism This week’s Torah reading, Parashat Mishpatim, continues to teach the children of Israel how to behave in a society where they are not slaves. God provides laws to the Israelites through Moses on Continue Reading »

Tefillin 101 – Week Four

Posted on January 24, 2019

Tefillin 101 – Week Four A ‘Crash’ Course on Tefillin for the World Wide Wrap Sunday, February 3, 2019 Prepared by Rabbi Ellen S. Wolintz-Fields, Executive Director, Women’s League for Conservative Judaism If you and/or your sisterhood would like to participate, Women’s League/sisterhood members can register here. FJMC members and affiliated synagogue Men’s Club members can register here. Learn more Continue Reading »

WWOT: Weekly Words of Torah – Parashat Yitro

Posted on January 22, 2019

To inspire, guide, engage, enrich, and empower Conservative Jewish Women By Rabbi Ellen S. Wolintz-Fields, Executive Director, Women’s League For Conservative Judaism This week’s Torah Reading, Parashat Yitro, includes the giving of the Ten Commandments. Of course, there are more than Ten Commandments in the Torah, there are 613 commandments, but people often think of Continue Reading »

Tefillin 101 – Week Three

Posted on January 16, 2019

Tefillin 101 – Week Three A ‘Crash’ Course on Tefillin for the World Wide Wrap Sunday, February 3, 2019 Prepared by Rabbi Ellen S. Wolintz-Fields, Executive Director, Women’s League for Conservative Judaism If you and/or your sisterhood would like to participate, Women’s League/sisterhood members can register here. FJMC members and affiliated synagogue Men’s Club members can register here. Learn more Continue Reading »