Background As Jews, we remember the story of our escape from Egyptian bondage, and are now committed to helping combat slavery in all forms. And, since Human Trafficking is modern-day slavery, we must try to eradicate it. Human Trafficking is an abhorrent human rights violation, a profitable criminal activity and a form of exploitation. As of 2014, 11.4 million women Continue Reading »
NEW YORK – The Conservative/Masorti movement of Judaism as represented by its constituent organizations listed below has issued the following statement regarding the executive order President Donald Trump signed on Friday barring many refugees and immigrants from entering the United States: Deeply rooted in our tradition, faith, and values, we are a people of immigrants. Continue Reading »
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. Click here for more information.
Originally printed at New Jersey News; click here for link. by Debra Rubin NJJN Bureau Chief September 19, 2016 While it is common for many young people to receive a tallit at their bar or bat mitzva ceremonies, few can say they personally designed and wove the religious garment. At Neve Shalom in Metuchen now Continue Reading »
“Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.” – Chris Grosser Shabbat Shalom! Many of you have heard me say, “that we have no problems, we have challenges and opportunities”! I truly believe that if we look at problems as opportunities. That we can then create solutions which changes something that could take us down into something that Continue Reading »
by Grace Schessler BQLI Region President I’ve returned from the Women’s League Mission to Cuba bursting with thoughts to share. We learned, we prayed, we connected, we laughed and we were moved to tears. The Jewish community in Cuba, once over 15,000 in number, is now barely 10% of that. Yet, they are strong, vibrant Continue Reading »
Purim is almost here! To help our members celebrate, here are resources from Women’s League. Resources The Hiddur Mitzvah Project Vashti’s Banquet Simchat Megillat Esther Mysteries of the Harem Creative Judaic Arts Patterns Beaded Queen Esther Crown Designer Shalach Manot Bags for Penny Pinchers Esther/Vashti bracelet Groggers Mishloach Manot Basket Queen Esther’s Jewels Queen Esther’s Continue Reading »
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It was truly a revelation to me to see how far-reaching the impact of Torah Fund has been on our Conservative Masorti Movement.
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.