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Stories make up the fabric of Women of Reform Judaism. Check out the WRJ blog and read about sisterhood, leadership, the organizations we support, and the global impact we make to help repair the world. 

Film, Fiction & Fine Wine

Join us for a conversation with Jean Meltzer, author of the book described by Barnes & Noble and Publisher's Weekly as a charming Hanukkah rom-com!

Small group discussions will follow!

Women's Empowerment Awards Nominations Open

The WRJ Women's Empowerment Awards is designed to recognize those women who embody our mission through their actions. Nominations are now open for women who lift up the voices of other women and girls, leaving a lasting impact on lives, locally, regionally, or worldwide. 

Music as Midrash

How does music play a role in our connection to prayer? Do you resonate with certain melodies? Come for an interactive program with Cantor Ellen Dreskin to learn more about how the musical settings of prayers influence our views on faith, God, and spirit.

WRJ Districts

WRJ is the organizational umbrella for hundreds of affiliated sisterhoods, with tens of thousands of members across North America, Israel, and worldwide. The North American affiliates are grouped into eight geographic regions called Districts, which serve as liaisons between WRJ and the affiliated sisterhoods. Today, eight WRJ Districts group WRJ's affiliated sisterhoods throughout North America, each named for the region they represent.

What's New

Parashah Vayeishev

November 26, 2021
This week’s Torah portion, Vayeishev (Genesis 37:1-40:23), begins with Joseph sharing two dreams with his brothers and ends with Joseph interpreting dreams for both the Pharaoh’s cupbearer and chief baker.

Engaging Young Women with WRJ

November 26, 2021
A tapestry of generations—that’s one of the taglines our Temple Emanu-El WRJ Sisterhood has used to reflect the importance of including women* at every age and stage in our sisterhood.

Roe v. Wade is at Risk, We Must Raise Our Voices for Abortion Rights

November 18, 2021
On December 1, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the most consequential abortion rights case in generations. This case directly challenges the right to abortion affirmed by Roe v. Wade—that everyone has autonomy over their bodies and has the right to decide whether they want to continue a pregnancy—and the fundamental right to live with autonomy, dignity, and equality.

Torah Study

WRJ has always advocated for equal rights for women in Jewish learning and worship, bringing a unique, feminist perspective to Reform Jewish study and providing resources from which to learn and pray.

Make a Donation to WRJ Today

With your support, WRJ strengthens the voices of women worldwide and empowers them to create caring communities, nurture congregations, cultivate personal and spiritual growth, and advocate for and promote progressive Jewish values. Consider making a donation today!

 

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