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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.

Women’s League Reads

Posted on January 20, 2015

You are invited to join Women’s League Reads, a worldwide conversation about books of interest to today’s Jewish women.  Women’s League Reads is a moderated online discussion group, via Google Groups, for members of Women’s League in which everyone is invited to post comments, ask questions and make observations about the book. WL Reads’ new featured book Continue Reading »

Jewels in the Crown Awards

Posted on July 27, 2014

What are the Jewels in the Crown of Women’s League? Every sisterhood in our network can be a shining jewel when it offers programs that nurture and sustain Jewish life and vitality in their local communities. Sisterhoods who met the criteria of a wide range of activities — those developed and sponsored by Women’s League as Continue Reading »

Women’s League Honored by Fisher House

Posted on February 25, 2014

At its five year anniversary celebration, on February 20, the West LA Fisher House, thanked Women’s League for its 2012 tikkun olam project providing gift cards and outdoor furniture for the families of active duty military and veterans who are receiving extended treatment at the nearby Los Angeles VA Hospital. The Los Angeles VA has Continue Reading »

Women’s League is partnering with Jewish Women International in offering meaningful Mother’s Day gift for loved ones and women in need

Posted on February 12, 2014

Women’s League has partnered with Jewish Women International (JWI) to make Mother’s Day, May 11, special for some of the 35,000 women and children spending Mother’s Day in battered women’s shelters. We can make a difference for these survivors of violence while we celebrate the women we love. JWI’s Mother’s Day Flower Project lets you Continue Reading »

Masorti Women’s Study Day

Posted on February 10, 2014

Watch videos from previous Masorti Women’s Days of Study. English lecture with Rabbi Shira Israel: Spanish lecture with Tamara Schagas: Spanish lecture with Miriam Kresh: Hebrew lecture with Rabbi Diana Villa:

January Leadership Institute in Florida Getting Rave Reviews

Posted on February 10, 2014

January’s Florida Leadership Training Institute continued the Women’s League tradition of meaningful and effective training. What the participants had to say: “I have attended many leadership training through different jobs I had and some Women’s League conferences, but none of them can compare to this. I have been empowered, enriched and have more confidence than I’ve Continue Reading »

Disproving a Negative: There’s No Such Thing as Jewish Art… Or Is There?

Posted on December 4, 2013

Special event for Platinum and Plus members of the Kol Ishah Society A Women’s League Online Course in Jewish Art Taught by Lisa Kogen, Education Director There was a time, not long ago – less than a century – that most Jews believed that there was no such thing as “Jewish art.” The reasoning was that Continue Reading »

Statement of the Leadership Council of Conservative Judaism on Our Hopes for Peace and Safety in a Time of War

Posted on December 4, 2013

January 9, 2009/13 Tevet 5769 The Conservative/Masorti Movement supports the State of Israel, its government and military, in its current operations to protect the citizens of Israel’s southern region and offers our prayers and material assistance to its soldiers and their families. We lament Hamas’ unrelenting and finally intolerable barrage of rocket fire on Israel’s Continue Reading »

Purim Is In the Air at Women’s League!

Posted on October 23, 2013

Even though it’s not yet Thanksgivukkah, Purim is in the air at Women’s League! A new development project, SIMCHAT MEGILLAT ESTHER, will produce a beautiful Megillat Esther to be shared among the regions and sisterhoods as an incentive to study and address some of the story’s intriguing issues as well to revisit an ancient tale through Continue Reading »

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