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Conference of Presidents Meets with Vice President Biden and Other Key Administration Leaders

Posted on May 22, 2012

May 22, 2012… Executive Director Sarrae Crane and former Presidents Cory Schneider and Janet Tobin were among the delegation of 70 leaders of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations who met in Washington, D.C. on May 21 with Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and other top Administration officials for extensive briefings Continue Reading »

Israel Update – March 14, 2012

Posted on March 14, 2012

We are all concerned about the escalation of rocket fire in Israel’s south. The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, of which Women’s League is a member, has issued an update on the situation. Israel Consul General in New York, Ambassador Ido Aharoni briefed the Conference on Sunday. The following comes from a Continue Reading »

From the Koach Kallah

Posted on March 1, 2012

By Marilyn Wind, Women’s League Public Policy Chair and representative to the kallah I am still high from the Koach kallah. I can’t begin to tell you the importance of what we did by sponsoring the Kallah and how appreciative the students were of our sponsorship. The theme was Wandering in the World of Jewish Continue Reading »

Jewels in the Crown Awards

Posted on February 15, 2012

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 must meet the criteria of a wide range of activities — those developed and sponsored by Women’s League as Continue Reading »

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 »

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