Cultivating Confidence through WUPJ’s Shlichei Tzibur Prayer Leadership Program
On Sunday mornings and Tuesday evenings, when members of the Shlichei Tzibur Prayer Leadership program meet for virtual classes, individuals get to practice leading a prayer, a song, a psalm, or a kavanah (intention) of their choice. For the more seasoned...
WRJ Leaders Attend RAC's Day Of Action
Earlier this month, Women of Reform Judaism attended the Religious Action Center's Day of Action as part of the Power for Purpose: The Reform Movement's Campaign for Climate Justice. The event began with words of inspiration from Rabbi Jonah Pesner, LaTosha...
Commission on Social Action Meeting Recap
WOW! I have just attended my first in-person Commission on Social Action (CSA) meeting. I have attended several meetings on Zoom, but it is different in person. There were many expert speakers who came in to talk with the group. The topics were serious but...
Leadership Spotlight: Phyllis Strasberg
Parashat Naso I
WRJ Israel Trip Recap - Part II
Last week, several WRJ women finished up their tour of Israel on WRJ's “Women Off the Beaten Path” journey. They have been sending photos and stories about their adventures all week, and we have been posting them on social media. Here is a complete recap of...
WRJ Speaks Up for Democracy in Israel
A Yad Vashem Reflection
As our WRJ travelers in Israel visited Yad Vashem this week, they shared their family stories of loss and survival.
This week, we conclude the book of Leviticus with the double Parashat B’har-B’chukotai. It begins with a discussion of shmita, a practice of letting the land rest between harvests.