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Florida - No, Not the Taylor Swift Song- Something Even Bigger!

Michele Eiger

The Sunshine State has long been newsworthy as a popular destination for its weather, theme parks, and beautiful beaches. However, this year, it is garnering press for another critical reason: abortion will be on the ballot in Florida in November.

Florida is

What If We Said Yes?

Rabbi Liz P.G. Hirsch

What If We Said Yes?

 

The above excerpt is from WRJ CEO Rabbi Liz P.G. Hirsch's d'var torah from Friday evening of Fried Women's Conference in New Orleans, LA. Please find a full transcript of her excerpted remarks below.

For our final what if, I want to tell you a story.

Once, a

Discovering the Power of Resilience

Beth Levin

My journey is marked by loss and hardship, as well as exquisite beauty, spirituality, and the pursuit of joy. Navigating the twists and turns of such a journey has been both overwhelming and deeply rewarding. 

This story is about the power of resilience.

Bridges: Bending Toward Justice

Simona Seiderman

A bridge is a structure between two points, and is defined by Merriam-Webster as a “pathway over an obstacle.” Indeed, the Civil Rights Movement has been replete with obstacles! Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) said, “. . .

At the White House, A Call To Not Be Silent

Rabbi Liz P.G. Hirsch
This Monday, I was honored to be invited to represent Women of Reform Judaism and our Reform Movement at the White House. I attended a convening on conflict-related sexual violence to mark the annual International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict.

YES Fund Grantee Spotlight: ish

YES fund recipient

ish is a Cincinnati-based community engagement organization centering Jewish arts and cultural traditions as a platform for connecting artists with communities to create new experiences, inspire pride in Jewish and intersectional identity, and foster