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Women’s League Joins Major Mainstream Religious Leaders to Support the White House on Contraceptive Coverage In Health Care Reform

Posted on February 8, 2012

Women’s League for Conservative Judaism joins with major mainstream religious leaders in support of the January 20, 2012 announcement by the Department of Health and Human Services that contraceptive services must be covered by most insurance policies without deductibles or co-pays, and that only purely sectarian organizations are exempt from this requirement. Catholics for Choice; Continue Reading »

Conservative Jewish Women Add Their Voices to Protest Attacks Against Women in Israel

Posted on January 12, 2012

Women’s League for Conservative Judaism strongly condemns the recent incidents in Israel demeaning women. We were shocked by the news that an 8-year-old girl was terrified to walk to school, by the missing images of women removed from advertisements, by women being forced to sit in segregated areas on buses. The list goes on. As Continue Reading »

Women’s League Online Course in Jewish Art

Posted on January 4, 2012

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

Keep KOACH Strong Today!

Posted on December 5, 2011

Together with Women’s League, you can help keep KOACH — the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism’s college outreach program — strong and healthy, a vibrant presence on college campuses across North America! In keeping with its mission to perpetuate Conservative/Masorti Judaism, Women’s League is again sponsoring the KOACH Kallah, which brings together Conservative student leaders from across the Continue Reading »

Coming Soon for Your Reading Pleasure

Posted on July 21, 2011

Orpah’s List 2011: Double your interest, double your study guides with two selections, one fiction and one non-fiction. Women’s League study guides with questions, background and more will be available on-line by the end of August. Non-Fiction Cleopatra: A Life, by Stacy Schiff: This is not your Liz and Dick version, but a riveting story Continue Reading »

Masorti Day of Study: Jewish Women Leading the Way

Posted on July 17, 2011

Every year more and more women make their way to Jerusalem for the incredibly full day of learning sponsored by Women’s League for Conservative Judaism in cooperation with the Schechter Institute, the Masorti Movement, Jewish Federation of Chicago, and the Dorot Foundation. This year, some 400 women attended the national event held at the Schechter Continue Reading »

Women’s League for Conservative Judaism Expands Its Focus to Include Koach

Posted on June 17, 2011

In keeping with its mission to perpetuate Conservative/Masorti Judaism in the home, synagogue and community, Women’s League for Conservative Judaism is pleased to announce that it is sponsoring the 2012 Koach Kallah. Koach is the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism’s college outreach program and its kallah brings Conservative student leaders from across the continent together Continue Reading »

Circles, Cycles and Change: Jewish Women Leading the Way

Posted on May 16, 2011

Women’s League, together with the Schechter Institute for Jewish Studies, the Masorti Movement, the Jewish Federation of Chicago, and the Dorot Foundation, is delighted to announce the twelfth annual Masorti Women’s Study Day, to be held at the Schechter Institute in Jerusalem on June 17, 2011. This is the culmination of study days in Israel, Continue Reading »

GreenFaith Fellowship Program Scholarships for Conservative/Masorti Leaders

Posted on April 28, 2011

Wednesday, June 15 is the application deadline for the GreenFaith Fellowship Program, GreenFaith’s national interfaith education and training program for religious/environmental leaders. Application materials are available by clicking here. Free Introductory Webinar GreenFaith will offer a free webinar to introduce the program to interested candidates on Thursday, May 12 from 8:00-9:00 pm ET. To register for Continue Reading »

Community Memorial Service for the Victims of the Massacre in Itamar

Posted on March 16, 2011

Thursday, March 17th, 2011 12:00 noon Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun 125 East 85th Street (Park-Lex) New York City Join in a community wide memorial service for the five members of the Fogel family who were brutally murdered this past weekend while asleep in their home. We must not be silent! We must demand justice for the Continue Reading »

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