Events & Photos

Due to the ongoing recommendations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the following events may be held via Zoom. Watch for further information in the monthly M’Kesher.

Upcoming Midwest Events

Pink Challah Bake

2 Heshvan 5782
WRJ is partnering with Sharsheret to bring you a special program in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Midwest District Kallah

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9 Heshvan 5782 to 11 Heshvan 5782
The theme of this Kallah is Everyday Miracles. We are excited to welcome Robin Arbetman, Temple Educator at Oak Park Temple as our guide to exploring these miracles.

Photo Gallery

2019 WRJ Midwest District Interim Leadership Weekend 
Beresheet: "Small Country, Big Dream"
October 25-27, 2019 at OSRUI in Oconomowoc, WI

2019 WRJ Midwest District Kallah
“Tolerance”  April 26-28, 2019

2018 WRJ Midwest District Convention
Our Tapestry of Values Create the Fabric of Community
October 18-21, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency in Milwaukee, WI 

2018 Mah Jonng, Canasta and Games Weekend
September 14-16, 2018 at OSRUI in Oconomowoc, WI

2018 Wisconsin Area Day
The Threads that LInk Our Sisterhoods Together. August 5, 2018 at the Jewish Museum in Milwaukee, WI

2018 Metropolitan Chicago Area Day
June 23 at Temple Beth Israel in Skokie. IL

2018 WRJ Midwest District Kallah
“Inspiring our Uniqueness” Write your own words, sing your own song April 27-29, 2018

2018 March for Our Lives 
See your Midwest District sisters attending various Marches that were held across the country on March 24, 2018

2018 WRJ Fried Leadership Conference
March 1-4, 2018 at the Marriott Nashville Airport Hotel in Nashville, TN

2018 WRJ Midwest District Convention Kick-Off Event 
Held August 13, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency in Milwaukee, WI
and the Milwaukee Public Market

2017 WRJ Midwest District Interim Board Meeting 
Open Hearts will Open Doors
October 27-29, 2017 at OSRUI in Oconomowoc, WI

2017 Metropolitan Chicago Area Day
June 24, 2017 at Congregation BJBE in Deerfield, IL

2017 Women's March 
See your Midwest District and WRJ sisters attending various Women's Marches that were held across the country on January 21, 2017

2016 WRJ Midwest District Convention
Creating Our WRJ Community One Woman at a Time
October 27-30, 2016 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Downers Grove, IL

2016 Wisconsin/Western Illinois Area Day
Making “Forward” More Than a State Motto 
July 17, 2016 at  Congregation Emanu-El B’ne Jeshurun in River Hills, WI

2016 Metropolitan Chicago Area Day
Be Empowered by Questioning, Learning and Having Fun with Your "Sisters"!
June 25, 2016 at Oak Park Temple in Oak Park, IL

2016 WRJ Midwest District Kallah
The Game of Life
April 8-10, 2016 at OSRUI in Oconomowoc, WI

WRJ Biennial Assembly
November 3-8, 2015 at Orlando, FL

2015 WRJ Midwest Interim Board Meeting & Leadership Training
Echos and Voices
September 25-27, 2015 at OSRUI in Oconomowoc, WI

2015 Wisconsin/Western Illinois Area Day
Badger Bonding!
July 25, 2015 at Temple Beth El, Madison, WI

2015 Metropolitan Chicago Area Day
Together, Women Making a Difference
June 27, 2015 at Beth Tikvah Congregation in Hoffman Estates, IL

WRJ Board Meeting
May 30-June 1, 2015 in New York, NY

2015 WRJ Midwest District Kallah
The Art of Being Jewish
May 1-3, 2015 at OSRUI in Oconomowoc, WI

WRJ Fried Leadership Conference
WRJ:  Deep in the Heart
January 30-February 1, 2015, Austin, TX

2014 WRJ Midwest District Convention
2014 Convention Saturday Night Party
Building Your Ark, Navigating Your Future
October 23-26, 2014 in Bloomington, MN

2014 Springfield Retreat
Linkin' Hearts in Lincoln's Heartland
August 8-10, 2014
Hosted by Temple B'rith Shalom Sisterhood in Springfield, IL

WRJ/URJ Biennial Assembly
December 11-15, 2013 in San Diego, CA

2013 WRJ Midwest District Kallah
Women's Friendships
April 12-13, 2013 at OSRUI in Oconomowoc, WI

WRJ Fried Leadership Conference
January 25-27, 2013 at HUC-JIR in Cincinnati, OH

2012 WRJ Midwest District Convention
The Legacy of our Stories...Through Laughter and Tears
November 1-4, 2012 in Itasca, IL

2011 WRJ Midwest District Kallah
Women * Spirituality * Food:  What's its all About?
April 1 - 3, 2011 at OSRUI in Oconomowoc, WI

2010 WRJ Midwest District Convention
Covenant Promises -- Future Blessings
October 15-17-2010 in Minneapolis, MN

2009 WRJ Midwest District Leadership Retreat and Interim Board Meeting
Woman of Valor, Enduring Jewish Values, Shaping Leadership Qualities
September 11 - 13, 2009 at OSRUI in Oconomowoc, WI

2007 WRJ Midwest District Kallah
April 27-29, 2007 at at OSRUI in Oconomowoc, WI

2004 WRJ Midwest District Kallah

March 5-6, 2004 in Oconomowoc, WI

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