WRJ Wilkenfeld International Women's Leadership Seminar 2018

May 29 - 31, 2018 · Beit Shmuel, Jerusalem, Israel

May 29 - 31, 2018 · Beit Shmuel, Jerusalem, Israel

  • Learn the "why" and "how" of leadership.
  • Meet Reform and Progressive Jewish women from around the world.
  • Establish a global network.
  • Develop skills that can be used in your own community.

Women of Reform Judaism’s Wilkenfeld International Women’s Leadership Seminar is a leadership training program for women in Reform/Progressive congregations around the world who have been identified as potential emerging leaders. The seminar will take place at the Saltz Center in Jerusalem. Participants will have the opportunity to cultivate leadership skills, learn about the Reform/Progressive Movement across the globe at a deeper level, and establish relationships with one another, with WRJ and with the World Union for Progressive Judaism. The group will be comprised of 18 – 25 women, with representatives from a variety of the WUPJ regions, reflecting the diverse make-up of progressive Jewish congregations.


COST: $650 USD (includes room (shared double), meals and materials for the duration of the seminar). Scholarship information is available.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  The entire Wilkenfeld Seminar will be conducted in English. You must be fluent in written and spoken English to attend.

This seminar is presented by Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ) in cooperation with the World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ). The Israel Movement for Progressive Judaism (IMPJ) biennial conference will take place immediately following the Wilkenfeld seminar and participants are encouraged to attend. 

Questions? Contact Micaela Sheinhait, WRJ Program Associate, at msheinhait@wrj.org or 212-650-4060.

Hear From Women Who Participated in the Wilkenfeld Seminar in 2016