Welcome to Heartland District!
Welcome to the WRJ Heartland District website! Whether you are a member of Women of Reform Judaism, leader of a WRJ-affiliated women’s group/sisterhood, WRJ leader, or someone who shares our common goal of ensuring a vibrant future for Reform Jewish women, we hope you will find helpful information and resources on this site. As you explore the site, you will find:
- Information on the upcoming programs and events held within our district that provide opportunities to connect with each other through praying, learning, and engaging with one another at regional conferences and local gatherings.
- Tools and resources to help you in your leadership role.
- Access to district leaders who are available to support you as advisors, consultants, teachers, and program speakers. Our Executive Committee members and committee chairs, as well as the staff at the WRJ office, are available to assist you as needed.
- Opportunities to share and network with other WRJ members and leaders throughout the Heartland area.
I am so excited to help lead our new Heartland District into the future. I look forward to hearing from you and learning about your passion for WRJ, and discovering what inspires you to join in. I am sure it will be a time for us to gain knowledge from each other and share in our success as women’s groups, as leaders, and as individuals.
Welcome to the WRJ Heartland District!
WRJ Heartland District President 2023-2026
Heartland District Upcoming Events
EMBRACE THE NEW YEAR WITH RENEWED RESILENCE: ADOPTING AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE
January 9, 2024 8:00 pm ET / 7:00 pm CT on ZOOM
As we step into 2024, it's the perfect time to welcome fresh ideas and positive practices into our lives. Adopting the practice of gratitude can lead to reduced stress, better emotion regulation, and increased resilience. Participants will leave with practical self-care tools that they can start incorporating into their daily lives and routines. This Zoom session will be led by Wendy Singer, MS, Director of Programming, No Shame On U.
Hillary's Heartland Book Club
Hillary’s Heartland Book Club January 30 8:00 pm ET / 7:00 pm CT
AMERICAN BABY: A MOTHER, A CHILD, AND THE SHADOW HISTORY OF ADOPTION by Gabrielle Glazer
The truth about postwar adoption in America, told through the bittersweet story of one teenager, the son she was forced to relinquish, and their twin searches to find each other.
For additional upcoming Heartland events, please click on the News & Events tab above
WRJ Upcoming Events
Find a WRJ Sisterhood
Sisterhoods are dedicated to a wide variety of religious, educational, social, philanthropic, and advocacy efforts. They are also an outlet for Reform Jewish women and an integral part of any congregation. Find a sisterhood in your area today!