WRJ YES Fund Grantee

The Collab: A New Chapter for URJ’s NFTY Leadership

Leora Cohen-Rosenberg
February 6, 2023
The URJ Teen Leadership Collaborative (The Collab) took place at URJ’s Camp OSRUI - created and run by teen leaders to empower and teach other teens the art of community organizing. The weekend program served as the beginning of a new chapter in NFTY and for the whole Reform Youth Movement. This event could not have happened without the generous support of the WRJ YES Fund and its philanthropy.

Refugees Building New Lives in Israel

Tamar Roig
January 24, 2023

On February 24, 2022, rabbinical student Miriam Klimova and the Reform Jewish community of Israel, together with the rest of the world, were shocked by the outbreak of war between Ukraine and Russia. This wasn’t any war, but a battle that hit close to home for

Fighting for the Rights of Women to be Seen

Orly Erez-Likhovski
December 9, 2022
I have been fighting gender segregation and the exclusion of women for 18 years since I joined the Israel Religious Action Center (IRAC). The attempts to treat women differently and prevent them from enjoying equal rights are incomprehensible in a democratic state. WRJ has stood by IRAC in the struggle for a more equal, just, and pluralistic Israel. Together, we will make this vision a reality.