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Fried LeadershipConference |2018 Spring District Board Meeting

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Or Ami 2018 Awards Israel Trip | WRJ Informational Highlights | 

Mission Statement | Upcoming Events


2016 WRJ Mid-Atlantic District Convention

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WRJ Districts

WRJ Districts were established in 1925 in order to serve as liaisons between the local sisterhoods and the National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods (NFTS, now WRJ). Initially called “State Federations,” these groups represented sisterhoods located in geographic regions of one to four states, each with a designated number.  By 1926, there were 25 Districts that covered sisterhoods in 42 states, Washington, D.C., and Eastern Canada. Sisterhoods were not yet located in Maine, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, or Vermont, and Alaska and Hawaii were not yet states. In 1948, NFTS held its first meeting for these regional groups.

Over time, State Federations expanded, divided, and consolidated to accommodate the growth of WRJ. The new millennium brought an initiative to consolidate and rename the State Federations, replacing the numbered system with geographic designations. Today, eight WRJ Districts group WRJ's affiliated sisterhoods throughout North America, each named for the region they represent: Atlantic, Central, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, Northeast, Pacific, Southeast, and Southwest. 

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Be a Wonder Woman

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Sisterhood Events

Go to the Sisterhood News to check our what our sisterhood's are doing.

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Temple Solel Sisterhood Worship Day

Saturday, February 24th beginning at 10:00 am

WRJ Mid-Atlantic Area 5 Day

Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation

Sunday, March 11th

2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

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2018 District Spring Board Meeting

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District Speakers Bureau

Sisterhoods in good standing with both WRJ and their WRJ District are qualified to have a WRJ North American Representative visit for no charge once every two years.

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Sisterhood Leadership Form 2017/18

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Please fill out this form with your sisterhood's most up-to-date leadership and their contact information so that WRJ and your WRJ District can keep you informed with news, events, leadership tips, and more.

Sisterhood Leadership Information 2017/2018

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Expense Reimbursement Request Form

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Please fill out this form for District reinbursement

District Reimbursement Form.pdf


Or Ami 2018 Awards

Established in 1973, the WRJ Or Ami "Light of My People" Award for Special Achievement in Programming recognizes exemplary social justice, community service, and educational programming that serves as a model for other WRJ Districts and sisterhoods. 

Applications are open for the 2018 Or Ami Programming Awards. Applications are due by July 10, 2017. Those whose programs and projects are selected as recipients will be recognized at WRJ’s Fried Leadership Conference 2018, which will be held from March 1-4, 2018. 

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Trip to Israel

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WRJ Informational Hightlights

 

WRJ BOARD OF DIRECTORS

STATEMENT ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING

(Approved March 6, 2017)

“This year we are slaves; next year, may we be free.” (Passover Haggadah)

“No one should be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all forms.” (Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 4)

“I had not then learned the measure of ‘man’s inhumanity to man’, nor to what limitless extent of wickedness he will go for the love of gain.” Solomon Northup, Twelve Years a Slave (1853)

The Jewish people in its history has...

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Statement on Human Trafficking

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The mission of the Mid-Atlantic District of the Women of Reform Judaism is to support the ideals and enhance the quality of

Jewish living thus insuring the future of Progressive Judaism.

We are Stronger Together



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Upcoming Events
Fried Leadership Conference,
Nashville, TN
March 1-4, 2018
Upcoming Events
2018 Mid-Atlantic District Convention
Nov. 2 - 5, 2018
Ner Shalom, Woodbridge, VA