Our World

Our World: “Sisters Journeying Together”

Posted on December 11, 2019

By Debbi Kaner Goldich Women’s League Convention Chair Mark your Women’s League calendar diary for Convention 2020, which takes place July 12-15 in Schaumburg, Illinois. Our theme, Sisters Journeying Together, was chosen from the double Torah portion of Matot-Masei read during Convention week, which details the daughters of Zelophachad, who banded together to demand equal Continue Reading »

A Call to Action

Posted on October 24, 2018

By Women’s League Since its inception 100 years ago, Women’s League remains firm in its commitment to social justice. From the early Civil Rights movement to the ongoing refugee crisis, Women’s League has used its annual conventions and sisterhood chapters to spark essential dialogue about what its members can do for those in need. We Continue Reading »

Taking a Stand

Posted on January 25, 2018

by Women’s League In light of current events regarding sexual harassment, assault, and rape, Women’s League feels the need to bring this concern to the fore – and perhaps encourage discussion among members who feel particularly affected or triggered by the public disclosure of these issues. While Women’s League has received comments from members who Continue Reading »

New Partnership with Sharsheret

Posted on May 4, 2017

by Melissa Rosen, Director of National Outreach Sharsheret began 2017 with an exciting and important collaboration with Women’s League for Conservative Judaism. Sharsheret, Hebrew for “chain”, is a national not-for-profit organization, that supports women and families, of all Jewish backgrounds, facing breast cancer, at every stage – before, during and after diagnosis. Sharsheret’s objective to raise Continue Reading »

The Art of Caring

Posted on January 3, 2017

by Debbi Kaner Goldich, Torah Fund Chair Rabbi Lilly Kaufman, Torah Fund Director How do clergy-in-training learn to  interact with people who are hospitalized, living in nursing homes, progressing through addiction recovery, seeking support groups, or finding themselves in hospice? How do rabbis and cantors learn the art of providing comfort and acquire the skill of offering Continue Reading »

Shaping the Future of European Jewry

Posted on August 19, 2016

New York, Los Angeles, Jerusalem, Buenos Aires … and now Potsdam, Germany. No, this is not a Jewish-themed vacation route, although it could be. These are the locales of the five Conservative and Masorti seminaries sup-ported by the Torah Fund Campaign of Women’s League for Conservative Judaism: JTS, Ziegler, Schechter, Seminario, and now the Zacharias Frankel Continue Reading »

She Plants a Seed for the Future

Posted on April 9, 2016

Women’s League’s members’ abiding love for Israel and their passion for prayer are the inspirations for She Plants a Seed for the Future, Torah Fund’s newest special project. Rabbi Bradley Shavit-Artson has called the year of study in Israel for third year rabbinical students “the heart of the heart of our program.” Rabbi Artson, dean of Continue Reading »