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Orpah’s List Selection for 2013 Announced

Posted on May 30, 2013

The Mothers by Jennifer Gilmore Scribner, 2013 After surviving cancer that had compromised her fertility, Jesse and her husband Ramon begin a frantic quest to adopt an infant. They enter the harrowing world of adoption agencies, intrusive questionnaires and manipulative biological mothers – a world in which they feel like participants in a house-of-mirrors beauty Continue Reading »

14th National Masorti Women’s Study Day in Jerusalem

Posted on May 8, 2013

Women’s League for Conservative Judaism, Schechter Institute and the Masorti movement present the 14th National Masorti Women’s Study Day in Jerusalem. An invitation to any members of Women’s League who will be in Israel on June 21. “Tamar put ashes on her head, ripped her royal dress, and walked in public” (Samuel 2:19) Friday, June Continue Reading »

A Meaningful Mother’s Day Gift for Loved Ones and Women in Need

Posted on April 16, 2013

Women’s League for Conservative Judaism has joined Jewish Women International (JWI) in making Mother’s Day special for some of the 35,000 women and children who will be spending this Mother’s Day in domestic violence shelters. Each of these survivors of violence needs and deserves our support, and we can make a difference for them while Continue Reading »

Contraceptive Access for All

Posted on April 16, 2013

Women’s League has joined with other faith-based organizations, representing millions of people of faith, on a letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sibelius to applaud the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and the Treasury for seeking regulations “to provide women contraceptive coverage without cost sharing. Moreover, we urged Secretary Sibelius Continue Reading »

United Nations – Holocaust Programming

Posted on February 4, 2013

Sandy Koppell, Women’s League UN NGO There were four days of most remarkable programming at the United Nations commemorating the Holocaust in January 2013. This program, an annual event begun in 2006, encourages awareness and reminds the world of the threat that genocide poses. The UN also disseminates information internationally. This year’s theme was “Rescue Continue Reading »

Come to Israel With Women’s League

Posted on January 28, 2013

October 21 – November 3, 2013 You will see Israel from the north to the south, from the Mediterranean Sea to the Sea of Galilee. Enjoy the cities, from Tel Aviv’s Bauhaus gems to Jerusalem’s historic treasures. Visit the colorful open air markets and the cutting edge art galleries. Meet with scholars, Masorti leaders, and Continue Reading »

Gun Control

Posted on December 20, 2012

Women’s League joins with the leadership of Conservative Judaism in the United States in expressing a need for more effective gun control. We also ask for your signature on a petition issued by the JCPA expressing our community’s pain and resolve to enact comprehensive reform, including meaningful legislation to limit access to assault weapons and Continue Reading »

Important Votes at Convention 2012

Posted on October 15, 2012

Delegates to Convention 2012 will be voting on resolutions on issues of importance to our members, their families and communities. They also will be voting on amendments to the Women’s League Bylaws that will bring the governance of the organization in line with the new strategic plan. You can review the material here: Proposed 2012 Continue Reading »

Keruv Webinar Available

Posted on September 9, 2012

You are invited to listen to the Leadership Council of Conservative Judaism Keruv Committee’s webinar on Keruv (Outreach to the Intermarried) that was presented on August 28. The committee, which represents Women’s League for Conservative Judaism, Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs, United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, and the Rabbinical Assembly, was asked to record the Continue Reading »

Orpah’s List 2012 Selection Announced

Posted on June 11, 2012

One More River by Mary Glickman In this riveting tale of a son’s search for his father – and the mysteries of his life – author Mary Glickman brings romance and depth to Jewish life in the small towns of the early- and mid-20th century American South. Mickey Moe Levy is eager to learn about Continue Reading »

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