Supporting the Pursuit of Jewish Life in and Beyond Ukraine

Amanda Feldman

Since early 2022, we have all been witness to the atrocities happening in Eastern Europe as result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Tens of thousands of people have died in a brutal struggle that shows little sign of slowing down.

My Not-So-Traditional Leadership Story

Mandee Heinl

How did you wind up on WRJ's Board?

While I have served on our synagogue board for the last eight years, it was after the 2016 presidential election that I found myself looking to my faith community for guidance, explanation, and inspiration.

WRJ Microgrants: Applications NOW OPEN!

Sherri Feuer

Is your WRJ-affiliated women’s group planning an outstanding engagement, social justice, or advocacy project or program that could serve as a model for other women’s groups?  If so, take note—you may be able to qualify for a microgrant to help you defray the

Parashat Yom Rishon shel Rosh HaShanah

During the High Holidays, my thoughts turn to the special blessings, prayers, and melodies that shape our journey from Selichot to Rosh HaShanah to the final shofar blast on Yom Kippur.

Many of our prayers in the High Holiday liturgy are written in the plural

My Not-So-Typical Leadership Story

Deb Lelchuk, WRJ Board Member

How did you wind up on WRJ’s Board?

I was invited to a reception with (now) Executive Director Emerita Rabbi Marla J. Feldman at the Pacific District Convention in 2018 and was encouraged to apply to WRJ’s North American Board.