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Sharing Strategies, Brainstorming Ideas, and Solving Problems WRJ-Style

Jodi Siegel
February 25, 2022
I’m currently in my seventh term as Sisterhood president--the second time around. I previously served in the same position for five years about 20 years ago. Over time, much has changed in my Temple, my sisterhood, and my relationship with Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ). 

Parashat Vayak’heil

Carmen Holzman
February 25, 2022
Parashat Vayak’heil from the book of Exodus translates to the word “convoked.” Following the presentation of the Ten Commandments, this Torah portion details additional Commandments that Moses shares with the Israelites.

Parashah Ki Tisa

Susan C. Bass WRJ Immediate Past President
February 18, 2022
What is G-d telling Moses? “Yes you want to know, but you cannot. If I allow you to know all that you seek to understand, you would no longer be human. Thus, the potential for the glory that you may realize because you are b’tzelem Elohim would be destroyed.” Perhaps the challenge of being human is to learn to see the sacred in our not knowing and to find ways to uncover our potential greatness. Not knowing is not failure, rather it is at the root of our humanity.

Area Director - The Sisterhood President’s Therapist

Robin Krieger, 2021 Fried Women's Conference Co-Chair
February 10, 2022
"Area Directors are the connection between your sisterhood or women's group and the District and WRJ… and your personal WRJ therapist!" This might sound far-fetched, but that is the role all Area Directors (AD) can have with their sisterhood presidents.

Parashah T'tzaveh

HarrietAnn Litwin
February 10, 2022

I have been thinking a lot about the concept of “carrying the weight of the world on one’s shoulders.” This image is often associated with Greek mythology, specifically Atlas, who is frequently depicted carrying the earth (although the myth might have been

Parashah T’rumah

Susan Singer
February 3, 2022

I love Sisterhood and WRJ. My involvement has opened doors and provided gifts beyond anything I could have imagined.

Parashah Mishpatim

Jane Taves
January 28, 2022

And just like that, this week’s parashah is “Mishpatim.” It seems like yesterday that we were celebrating Simchat Torah, beginning the cycle of reading the Torah again.