Check out our latest Southwest District Schmooze

 

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Women of the Wall (30th Anniversary)
March 7-9, 2019
Women of the Wall (Wow) is sponsoring "Let Me Hear Your Voice," a weekend of events of learning and solidarity in Jerusalem for their Israeli and international supporters. The weekend will celebrate WOW’s three decades as a voice for feminism in Israel, and will coincide with Rosh Chodesh Adar II (March 7) and International Women’s Day (March 8).
Registration closes January 31, 2019
Want more information? GET THE DETAILS HERE.
 
 
 
Save the date!
May 18-19, 2019 in Washington, DC
The WRJ Social Justice Conference  is a brief but powerful experience for Jewish women to become better-educated and trained on social justice issues, learn advocacy skills you can utilize at home and on a larger scale, and address timely topics in a welcoming and encouraging, all-female Jewish environment. 
This is the first time that WRJ is offering such an event!
Early bird registration ends February 27, 2019. 

 

For more information and to register, visit the CONFERENCE HOME PAGE

 
 
 
May 19-21, 2019 Washington, DC
The Consultation on Conscience is an opportunity to build tangible organizing and advocacy skills, and deepen connections within the Reform Movement and with other communities.
Social justice leaders from across the Reform Jewish Movement meet with us to chart the path forward, with the goal of making a mark on state and federal landscapes.

  Early bird registration ends January 30, 2019. 
For more information and to register, visit:

THE CONSULTATION ON CONSCIENCE HOME PAGE

 
 
 
Check out possible WRJ and District Grants your Sisterhood can apply for:
 
WRJ

Incubator Grants
WRJ
is allocating Incubator Grants of $500-$2,500 to WRJ sisterhoods and women's groups to fund unique and creative programs that promote one or more of the WRJ three S's: Sisterhood, Spirituality, and Social Good. WRJ is looking specifically for programs that encourageTikkun Olam, promote Reform Jewish values, create caring communities, and/or cultivate spiritual or personal growth in its participants. Sisterhoods must be in good standing with both WRJ and with their districts. More information, deadline details, and how to apply can be found here. Applications are due by February 8. 

 


Southwest District

Support Our Sisterhoods (SOS) Fund
The SOS Fund is available to help those who need financial support to attend any event or for sisterhood/women's group dues relief.
Request here

(NEW) First-time Attendee
District Event Scholarship Fund 

Southwest District's newest scholarship has just been established to help Sisterhoods send first-time attendees to a District event.
Request here

 

The Southwest District would love to showcase past and/or future programs presented or sponsored by your sisterhood. Please send a short summary with a photo or two to my email below.  Please consider adding me to your sisterhood or Temple email list and/or share with me your Facebook page so that I can look for interesting things to post each month. 

                                                      Yael Sasley                                                           
Vice President of Marketing and Communications
yaelrivka@hotmail.com