From Carol Simon

April 28 Message

Posted on April 28, 2017

“If our hopes of building a better and safer world are to become more than wishful thinking, we will need the engagement of volunteers more than ever.” – Kofi Annan Shabbat Shalom! I wonder how many of you know that April 23rd through April 29th is known as “National Volunteer Week”? This was established in 1974 Continue Reading »

April 21 Message

Posted on April 21, 2017

“My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.” – Henry Ford Shabbat Shalom! Best friends…we all have them…they are the ones that we can call at four in the morning, or the ones that we can share the good times with without having to worry that they think that we are Continue Reading »

April 14 Message

Posted on April 16, 2017

“Don’t walk behind me, I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me, I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.” – Albert Camus Shabbat Shalom and Chag Sameach! The sederim are behind us….the tables, chairs and seder plate may be put away…but some of us may still have company and Continue Reading »

April 7 Message

Posted on April 7, 2017

“Home is not where you live, but where they understand you.” – Christian Morganstern Shabbat Shalom! As we are all trying to get everything done, in preparation for Passover…whether that means cleaning, shopping and cooking…or packing and heading to a resort, camp, cruise…or heading to the airport to visit parents, kids, family or friends…this quote seemed Continue Reading »

March 31 Message

Posted on March 31, 2017

“Differences were meant not to divide but to enrich.” – J. H. Oldham Shabbat Shalom! Though we are all involved in our sisterhoods and synagogues, and that we are all conservative Jewish women…we are all unique! We each have different opinions on a variety of topics…from how to make chicken soup, matzo balls and brisket to Continue Reading »

March 24 Message

Posted on March 24, 2017

“The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.” – B.B. King Shabbat Shalom! Many of you have heard me say during this administration, that WLCJ is embracing technology. We are using our Facebook page to share historical moments over the past 100 years by sharing pictures and article, please check out Continue Reading »

March 17 Message

Posted on March 17, 2017

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin Shabbat Shalom! There have been times, when speaking with a sisterhood member or sisterhood president, that they ask me, “why Women’s League?” They ask, what are the benefits, or they say that there is no value in being a part of WLCJ. My first response, Continue Reading »

March 10 Message

Posted on March 10, 2017

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” – Shabbat Shalom! It’s Adar! It’s Purim! It’s time for gift giving, Purim carnivals, and eating yummy hamentashen! It is a time to drink until your happy! And a time to think of others…to bring a Continue Reading »

March 3 Message

Posted on March 2, 2017

“Life’s best comes in memorable moments. Create lots of them.” – Eric Allenbaugh Shabbat Shalom! Each day can hold a memorable moment…a hug from a child; a call from a friend that you haven’t talked to in awhile; celebrating a birthday or anniversary; departing on a long planned vacation; reading from the Torah for the first Continue Reading »

February 24 Message

Posted on February 24, 2017

“Touch, inspire, matter and you will be remembered.” – Shabbat Shalom! Each of us just want to be remembered! We would like to be remembered by our family, friends and yes, even the strangers that we have done an act of kindness for. We want ti ensure that our lives matter, that we matter. The quote Continue Reading »