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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 »

MERCAZ Canada, MECAZ USA and Women’s League Announce Essay Contest

Posted on October 9, 2013

Theme of this year’s essay competition: Women in Zionism – Past and Present This year’s contest celebrates the upcoming 30th anniversary of the ordination of women as Conservative rabbis. Eligibility: Applicants must be 14-19 years of age and be members of a Conservative congregation. The scholarship will apply to any Conservative movement sponsored Israel program (taking Continue Reading »

Z’havah and Leadership Institutes

Posted on October 7, 2013

  Next Leadership Institute August 2 and 3, 2015 in Voorhees, New Jersey (outside Philadelphia) Endeavor · Discover · Dialogue  

Masorti Study Day in Jerusalem

Posted on July 2, 2013

More than 300 women participated in the 14th national Masorti Women’s Study Day on June 21 at the Schechter Institute in Jerusalem. The study days are a joint project of Women’s League for Conservative Judaism, the Masorti Movement and the Schechter Institute. A highlight of this year’s program was a ceremony honoring Alice Shalvi’s many Continue Reading »

Death of Senator Frank Lautenberg

Posted on June 5, 2013

Women’s League for Conservative Judaism is saddened by the death of Senator Frank Lautenberg earlier this week. Senator Lautenberg, who served the state of New Jersey with distinction, was a staunch advocate for Israel, Jews worldwide, the rights of women, and the protection of children and immigrants. We extend our condolences to the Lautenberg family Continue Reading »

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