Personal Conversations

New from Women’s League for Conservative Judaism

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We are delighted to invite you to participate in our newest program for members, Personal Conversations.

Personal Conversations are an opportunity to address everyday issues that really aren’t so every-day in discussions about obstacles and opportunities, where we are today and where we want to me in the future. Using conference calls and/or easy to access webinars please join us for some or all of the following:

November 7, 2016

What’s Jewish about Breast Cancer: Taking Control of Your Health

Presented by Sharsheret

Sharsheret, a not-for-profit organization, offers a community of support to Jewish women diagnosed with breast cancer or at increased genetic risk and their families, by fostering culturally-relevant individualized connections with networks of peers, health professionals, and related resources.

The speaker will be Melissa K. Rosen, Sharsheret’s Director of National Outreach, who has a master’s degree in Jewish Communal Service from Brandeis University.  Her professional experience includes informal education, advocacy and community outreach. Melissa’s work has allowed her to facilitate unique and lasting connections among organizations in the diverse American Jewish community. Melissa oversees Sharsheret’s outreach efforts throughout the country. A breast cancer survivor, she is passionate about the Jewish community and cancer support and advocacy.

January 24, 2017

Aging is not for Sissies: Helping members of the sandwich generation help those they love as they age

Presented by Renee Glazier

Renee Glazier, a dedicated member of the Women’s League board, is a geriatric care manager and a former long term care ombudsman and advocate for residents of nursing homes. She has an MBA from Babson College and a certificate in gerontology from the University of Massachusetts.

March 20, 2017

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Finding the Right Jewish Camp for Your Camper

Presented by Foundation for Jewish Camp

The Foundation for Jewish Camp helps Jewish camps achieve their mission: to create transformative summer experiences – and the Jewish future. Spring is the perfect time to start thinking about looking at camps for the following (2018) season!

May 8, 2017

Lekha Dodi: Celebrating the Shabbat Bride

Speaker: Author/Artist Debra Band

In preparation for Mother’s Day, Debra Band reveals  the Kabbalistic puzzles in the beloved ode to the Shabbat Bride who gives birth to new souls, drawing upon clues hidden in her illuminations of Lekha Dodi in Kabbalat Shabbat: the Grand Unification. 

The talk will be via webinar so you can enjoy Debra’s beautiful art work.

May 10, 2017

Preserving Your Bloom: Reveling in our joys. Overcoming our challenges. Attaining our dreams.

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Presented by Iris Ruth Pastor

Iris Ruth Pastor is a popular writer, speaker and blogger from Tampa, Florida