Women

One Hundred Years

The partnership between Women’s League and United Synagogue reflects their long history together.

by Rita L. Wertlieb | Comments Off on One Hundred Years
At Convention 2012, Women’s League announced its gift to the West L.A. Fisher House of gift cards
and patio furniture. From left: Education Director Lisa Kogen, Value Our Vets Co-Chair Myra
Promisel, Rabbi Bonnie Koppell, Value Our Vets Co-Chair Ziza Pallia, and Fisher House Director
Sharon Hudson.

37,000 Ways to Value Our Vets

A Women’s League project comes to the aid of wounded heroes.

by Lisa Kogen | Comments Off on 37,000 Ways to Value Our Vets
Morning services were a highlight of the annual Women's Study Day at the Schechter Institute in Jerusalem

Jewish Learning for Everywoman

Women’s League’s Masorti Study Days inspire and empower Israeli women.

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Bonnie Riva Ras being led away to the police station.

Arrested for Praying: A Firsthand Account

by Bonnie Riva Ras | Comments Off on Arrested for Praying: A Firsthand Account
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Davening While Female

The detention of Women of the Wall’s Anat Hoffman sparked outrage abroad, as the conflict at Judaism’s holiest site continues.

by Nancy Rosenberg | Comments Off on Davening While Female
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A Change is Gonna Come

It’s time to re-imagine the future of our sisterhood and synagogue communities

by Rabbi Deborah Silver | Comments Off on A Change is Gonna Come
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The Women of Women’s League

A network of committed and connected women

by Rita L. Wertlieb | Comments Off on The Women of Women’s League
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Bat Mitzvah: Take Two

Describing one bat mitzvah with two celebrations 50 years apart, LISA KOGEN illustrates the trajectory of this now common coming of age ritual

by Lisa Kogen | Comments Off on Bat Mitzvah: Take Two

Created in the Image of God: Women’s League Reacts to Issues

Public Policy Chair DR. MARILYN LISHNOFF WIND outlines some current issues on the Women’s League agenda

by Dr. Marilyn Lishnoff Wind | Comments Off on Created in the Image of God: Women’s League Reacts to Issues
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Everyone in God’s Image: Renaissance Blessings, Modern Zealots, Conservative Jews

JOANNE PALMER looks at an Italian Renaissance prayer book that has unusual wording for a standard blessing

by Joanne Palmer | Comments Off on Everyone in God’s Image: Renaissance Blessings, Modern Zealots, Conservative Jews
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