Related Blog Posts on Spring Mother's Day Campaign 2021

Lifelong Memories and Friends

Nancy Marcus, Former WRJ Board member
May 4, 2021

When I was 14, I won a $50 scholarship from my temple sisterhood (Temple Beth Israel in San Diego, CA) to go to Camp Saratoga. We were told it was the camp for loving Judaism. It was at camp where I developed a passion for Judaism.

A Shared Love of WRJ

Trina Novak, Temple Beth Shalom in Needham, MA.
May 3, 2021

My mother of blessed memory, Ruth Novak, grew up in a secular household. When my grandparents attended shul, they went to the local Orthodox congregation. Being female, Mom was not offered a formal religious education or encouraged to attend services.

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