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WRJ General Fund

Support WRJ’s daily operations and its ongoing efforts to enhance the quality of Jewish living and to ensure the future of Reform Judaism. Your commitment allows us to continue to help educate rabbis globally, support the youth of our Movement, and bring programming and assistance to our affiliated sisterhoods around the world.

As a donor, you are special to Women of Reform Judaism and the people we serve and are crucial to our mission. 

 

YES Fund

WRJ’s most active program supports Youth, Education, and Special Projects (YES), through grants that provide Reform Jewish institutions and individuals worldwide with the tools necessary for religious, social, and educational growth. The YES Fund enhances Jewish life by:

  • Educating and supporting Reform and Progressive clergy
     
  • Cultivating women’s leadership
     
  • Advocating for social justice
     
  • Providing innovative, spiritual programming for Jewish youth
     
  • Offering programmatic support to local sisterhoods and women’s groups

Learn more about the YES Fund.
 

YES Fund Lifeline Endowment Fund

This Fund ensures that the future needs of WRJ’s support of Youth, Education, and Special Projects through the YES Fund can be sustained l’dor vador (from generation to generation).

Learn more about the YES Fund Lifeline Endowment Fund.
 

Fund for the Generations

This Fund was established with a clear purpose—to safeguard the continuity and growth of sisterhoods. The net proceeds of this endowment Fund are earmarked to help WRJ assist sisterhoods in meeting the needs of their membership.

Through WRJ publications, programs, leadership seminars, speakers, and initiatives intended to enhance sisterhood programming and a sisterhood’s role within their congregation, all WRJ affiliated-sisterhoods, both today and for generations to come, benefit from your contribution to this Fund.

 

Founders Endowment Fund

Established in 1913 as a living tribute to National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods (NFTS now WRJ) President Carrie O. Simon of Washington, D.C., this Fund supports the publication of Jewish study materials for sisterhoods and unique programs of service in the Jewish and secular communities.

Through WRJ publications, programs, leadership seminars, speakers, and initiatives intended to enhance sisterhood programming and a sisterhood’s role within their congregation, all WRJ affiliated-sisterhoods, both today and for generations to come, benefit from your contribution to this Fund.
 

WRJ Global Connections Fund

Established with an initial grant from the WRJ Northeast District in 2015 in memory of WRJ Board member Jane Siegel z”l, the fund supports connections among Reform/Progressive women around the world, providing opportunities for women to connect with one another, learn together, develop relationships, and discover common interests.
 

WRJ Global Connections Fund – Israel

This fund was established to deepen the connections between WRJ members in North America and women in WRJ-Israel groups by assisting with attendance at events in Israel as well as WRJ events around the world and by supporting new and innovative opportunities for them to work cooperatively.
 

Small Sisterhoods Resource Fund

Established in honor of the WRJ Centennial Anniversary in 2013 by Washington Hebrew Congregation Sisterhood, this fund supports small sisterhoods through grants and special resources.
 

Eleanor R. Schwartz Fund

Established in memory of former WRJ Executive Director Eleanor Schwartz z”l, this fund helps enhance the connection between young adults in the Reform Movement and WRJ through scholarships and grants to subsidize young adult participation in WRJ programs.