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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 »

Women’s League Supports FeminIsrael

Posted on March 14, 2011

FeminIsrael is a joint project of the WZO/Hagshama and the American Zionist Movement being held to celebrate March as Women’s History Month. FeminIsrael highlights and celebrates Israeli women, their accomplishments, and their contributions to Israeli society and the world. Meet Netally Schlosser, an Israeli painter and the winner of the Osnat Mozes Young Artist Painting Continue Reading »

New World Affairs & Public Policy Blog from Women’s League

Posted on February 8, 2011

For decades, Women’s League has published Ba’Olam, a world affairs and public policy newsletter, first as a bimonthly mailing and most recently as an email message. In order to keep our members up-to-the-minute on those issues and events of interest to them in our ever-changing world, Ba’Olam will now be produced as a blog with Continue Reading »

Women’s League and Sharsheret Are Offering a Free Webinar

Posted on September 16, 2010

Women’s League is delighted to announce that it is joining Sharsheret, a national not-for-profit organization supporting Jewish women and families facing breast cancer, for a FREE webinar on Wednesday evening, October 20, at 8:30 pm (EDT). This 30-minute webinar will be a wonderful opportunity for you to learn about Sharsheret’s free programs available to women Continue Reading »

Conservative Movement Condemns Ovadia Yosef’s Hateful Speech

Posted on September 6, 2010

This past May, the Rabbinical Assembly passed a resolution on civil discourse in our society. It calls for speaking out against demonizing rhetoric and calls upon leaders to “conduct themselves according to the highest standards of civility in all public discourse.” Calling for Palestinians “to perish” (see Haaretz) is unacceptable and intolerable in a civil Continue Reading »

Former President Selma Rapaport Pressman Passes Away

Posted on August 16, 2010

Women’s League for Conservative Judaism mourns the passing of its revered former president, Selma Rapaport Pressman. Serving as president from 1970 to 1974, she led the organization during a turbulent period in Jewish history, encouraging efforts on behalf of Soviet Jewry and mobilizing women across the continent to demonstrate their solidarity and support of Israel Continue Reading »