Women’s League was invited to participate in the National Council for Jewish Women’s (NCJW) Task Force on Gender Equality in Israel. The following is a report from Sandy Blumenthal, a member of the Women’s League Israel Team.
Women’s League joined with 56 national faith-based and religious groups in a letter to members of the US Senate in support of Planned Parenthood. These health care centers provide much needed services to millions of people. They work to ensure women’s health and moral autonomy. Click here for the full text of the letter.
The leadership of the movement has asked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to intercede with the ultra-orthodox mayor of Rehovot who cancelled the bar/bat mitzvah celebration at the eleventh hour because it was to be held in a Masorti (Conservative) synagogue. Read the letter here.
Registered WLCJ members are invited to join Women’s League Reads, a worldwide conversation about books of interest to today’s Jewish women. Women’s League Reads is a moderated online discussion group, via Google Groups, for members of Women’s League in which everyone is invited to post comments, ask questions and make observations about the book. Membership Continue Reading »
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 who met the criteria of a wide range of activities — those developed and sponsored by Women’s League Continue Reading »
At its five year anniversary celebration, on February 20, the West LA Fisher House, thanked Women’s League for its 2012 tikkun olam project providing gift cards and outdoor furniture for the families of active duty military and veterans who are receiving extended treatment at the nearby Los Angeles VA Hospital. The Los Angeles VA has Continue Reading »
Women’s League has partnered with Jewish Women International (JWI) to make Mother’s Day, May 11, special for some of the 35,000 women and children spending Mother’s Day in battered women’s shelters. We can make a difference for these survivors of violence while we celebrate the women we love. JWI’s Mother’s Day Flower Project lets you Continue Reading »
Watch videos from previous Masorti Women’s Days of Study. 2019 Watch a video of “Who is Left Outside? Three Rabbis Discuss the Other in Judaism,” a panel discussion hosted by Professor Alice Shalvi, former rector of the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies, on the “other” within different streams of Judaism. Rabbanit Dr. Jennie Rosenfeld, spiritual Continue Reading »
January’s Florida Leadership Training Institute continued the Women’s League tradition of meaningful and effective training. What the participants had to say: “I have attended many leadership training through different jobs I had and some Women’s League conferences, but none of them can compare to this. I have been empowered, enriched and have more confidence than I’ve Continue Reading »
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 that there was no such thing as “Jewish art.” The reasoning was that Continue Reading »