Leslie Brier

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WRJ North American Board Member
Women of Reform Judaism

Leslie Brier is a member of Main Line Reform Temple - Beth Eloheim in Wynnewood, PA. She is a WRJ North American Board Member and WRJ's United Nations Representative.  Leslie is a former sisterhood president and a former WRJ Atlantic District Area Director.

WRJ at the UN General Assembly October 2023

Leslie Brier

Women of Reform Judaism has been represented at the United Nations since its inception. Dr. Jane Evans, first Executive Director of the National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods, now WRJ, was the keynote speaker and State Department consultant to the United...

WRJ’s UN Team Brings Our Collective Voice to Global Issues

Leslie Brier
The journey to self-improvement is reasonable and worthy. Yet, we cannot disconnect ourselves from our larger family–the human family. Each of us can contribute to the well-being of the human family if we make an individual goal of working together to overcome these injustices. WRJ provides a vehicle for Reform Jewish women to make a difference globally by allowing each of us to address injustices in our local community and more broadly, if we choose.

Parashat Matot-Mas'ei

Leslie Brier
This double parashah is difficult because of the violence, the injustices that women endured, and God being cast as a vengeful god. Yet, in our time, we also face the issues of violence, injustice, and sometimes a war carried out in God’s name. Still, we can learn lessons of compromise and responsibility to the larger community in this parashah and apply them to our current environment.

WRJ: Today & Tomorrow

Leslie Brier
 
As the religious school co-chair at my synagogue, Main Line Reform Temple in Wynnewood, PA, I listened to a speech by a member of our temple’s sisterhood.

Celebrating Diversity at the United Nations

Leslie Brier

Women of Reform Judaism, under the umbrella of World Union of Progressive Judaism, addressed the international community in collaboration with Ani Zonneveld, President of Muslims for Progressive Values, and Martha Gallahue, the United Nations Representative of