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Daytime Learning at JTS Returns!

Posted on January 14, 2019

This spring, join other adult learners for stimulating text study and discussion with the outstanding scholars of the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City. Advance registration is required. Seven Wednesdays February 27; March 6, 13, 20, 27; April 3, 10   Sacred Time: Hasidic Mystics on Shabbat and the Holidays Dr. Eitan Fishbane, Associate Professor of Jewish Thought, Continue Reading »

Tefillin 101 – Lesson Two

Posted on January 9, 2019

Tefillin 101 – Lesson Two 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 Continue Reading »

WWOT: Weekly Words of Torah – Parashat Bo

Posted on January 7, 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 Over the past two weeks, we have read in our Torah portions, Parashat Va’era last week and Parashat Bo this week, a sum total of ten plagues, which fell on the Egyptians by Continue Reading »

Tefillin 101 – Lesson One

Posted on January 3, 2019

Tefillin 101 – A Four-Week ‘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. Continue Reading »

WWOT – Weekly Words of Torah: Parashat Va’era

Posted on January 2, 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 Va’era, shows us what determination Moses and Aaron must have had in order to approach the Pharaoh so many times to repeat the same command, “Let my people Continue Reading »

WWOT – Weekly Words of Torah: Parashat Shemot

Posted on December 26, 2018

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 Shabbat, we begin the reading of a new book of the Torah, Sefer Shemot, the book of Exodus, with the Torah reading by the same name, Parashat Shemot. A new Pharaoh came Continue Reading »

WWOT – Weekly Words of Torah: Parashat Vayechi

Posted on December 17, 2018

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 Shabbat, we conclude the reading of the book of Genesis, Sefer Bereshit, with the Torah Reading of Parashat Vayechi. As Jacob prepares for his death, he blesses his sons, as well as Continue Reading »

WWOT – Weekly Words of Torah: Parashat Vayigash

Posted on December 11, 2018

To inspire, guide, engage, enrich, and empower Conservative Jewish Women By Rabbi Ellen S. Wolintz-Fields, Executive Director, Women’s League For Conservative Judaism Parashat Vayigash is the story of the great reveal – Joseph tells his brothers he is alive and well, and the brothers reconcile. The bratty little brother who used to tell his other Continue Reading »

WWOT – Weekly Words of Torah: Parashat Miketz

Posted on December 3, 2018

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 Shabbat is a very exciting Shabbat, since it is not only Chanukah, but it is also Rosh Chodesh, the new month of Tevet. Therefore, there will be three Sifrei Torah – one Continue Reading »

WWOT – Weekly Words of Torah: Parashat Vayeshev

Posted on November 26, 2018

To inspire, guide, engage, enrich, and empower Conservative Jewish Women By Rabbi Ellen S. Wolintz-Fields, Executive Director, Women’s League For Conservative Judaism Our Torah portion this week, Parashat Vayeshev, teaches a life lesson for parents, teachers, and leaders – do not have favorites, because that will lead to jealousy. When a parent makes it obvious, Continue Reading »