Who Can Join WRJ?

WRJ welcomes sisterhoods/women's groups and individuals from North America, Israel, and worldwide to affiliate with our organization and enjoy its many benefits. 

For more than 100 years, women have been joining sisterhood as a way to enhance their congregations, support the religious school, and build community. In return, sisterhoods and women's groups have affiliated with WRJ to support the Reform Movement. In 2015, our board leadership voted to allow women to join as individual members of WRJ. 

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Large Group of Women

Ready to Join WRJ?

For more information about WRJ affiliation, individual membership, or to arrange an in-person or virtual visit with a representative, please contact WRJ Manager of Engagement Heather Lorgeree or call 212.650.4063.

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