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Paying it Forward: A YES Fund Story

Rabbi Igor Zinkov
April 26, 2022
I became a YES Fund scholarship recipient during my studies at Leo Baeck College (LBC) in London from 2014 to 2019. I am deeply appreciative and endlessly grateful for your ongoing support of young rabbis like me. Your partnership goes far beyond providing financial help – your sacred work puts fundamental Jewish principles into action – the principles of community, learning, and mutual responsibility.

NFTY Leadership – Rising to the Challenge

Lynne Butner
December 20, 2021
From the inception of NFTY: The Reform Jewish Youth Movement, Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ) has been helping to support Jewish life for teens in the Reform Movement. From local synagogue youth programs to regional and North American NFTY programming, WRJ’s YES Fund has helped NFTY sustain its efforts and continue to grow.

A Life-Changing Bat Mitzvah

November 11, 2021
Noga Pnina Hevron-Pereh grew up in a traditional, non-religious home. Today, thanks to WRJ’s support for IMPJ’s Bat Mitzvah program, she has become deeply involved in her local Reform Jewish community and aspires to become a rabbi. This is her story.