Apply to WRJ's Board!

Are you interested in spreading sisterhood, spirituality, and social justice in the Reform Movement? Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ) wants to add your voice to our North American Board of Directors! Applications are now open for a term beginning in 2024. Learn more and apply here!

Relational Leadership

Led by WRJ Executive Committee member Dr. Madelyn Katz, we will examine the definition of leadership and followership and unpack our assumptions. Learn all about leadership in this exciting program!

Meet Our Executive Director

Welcome Rabbi Hirsch! Please watch this video from WRJ's Executive Director, Rabbi Liz P.G. Hirsch (she/her). You can read more about her on our staff page.

2023-24 YES Fund Grantees

Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ), through its YES Fund, has awarded $300,500 in grants to 22 programs that will strengthen Jewish life and provide the necessary support for religious, social, and educational growth in North America, Israel, and worldwide. Download our flyer for details. 

Leading with the principle of Tikkun Olam, WRJ mobilizes collective action for various causes to create a more just and compassionate world for people of all backgrounds and identities. From abortion access to sexual harassment and assault to pay equity and racial justice, WRJ empowers women to use their voices and cultivate the next generation of Reform Jewish leaders through education, advocacy, and action. 

Rally Speaker - Judy W.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

WRJ is committed to diverse identities and want supporters to experience a sense of belonging as their authentic selves. 

What's New

My Not-So-Traditional Leadership Story

September 19, 2023
How did you wind up on WRJ’s Board? My journey to WRJ’s Board is different than many, and I hope it can encourage others that there is more than one path to WRJ leadership. I participated in my sisterhood’s activities and WRJ District activities, but I had not served in leadership on either level.

Parashat Yom Rishon shel Rosh HaShanah

September 14, 2023
During the High Holidays, my thoughts turn to the special blessings, prayers, and melodies that shape our journey from Selichot to Rosh HaShanah to the final shofar blast on Yom Kippur. Many of our prayers in the High Holiday liturgy are written in the plural.