Fried Women's Conference 2024

Nearly 350 participants joined WRJ earlier this spring to “unmask their potential” at  Fried Women’s Conference (FWC) in New Orleans. WRJ’s flagship event, was a multi-day experience to hone leadership skills, further Jewish learning, partake in women-led worship and music, and deepen connections with other sisterhoods, women, and WRJ at large.

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Supporting Israel from Afar: WRJ Resources

WRJ stands with the people of Israel during these difficult and challenging days and pray for the safety and immediate release of all of the hostages.

As the war persists in Israel, we urge you to keep up to date on what we are doing and ways you can help. 

WRJ Adopts New Resolutions

During WRJ's 2024 Legislative Body meeting, membership adopted resolutions on reaffirming our commitment to reproductive rights post-Dobbs and preventing gun violence against women. 

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Just For This: A New Podcast

Just For This, a new podcast, inspires women in leadership to talk about women and leadership. Hosted by Rabbi Liz P.G. Hirsch, executive director of Women of Reform Judaism, Just For This is committed to sharing powerful stories of women who stand out in their fields. Listen today. 

Leading with the principle of Tikkun Olam, WRJ mobilizes collective action for various causes to create a more just and compassionate world for people of all backgrounds and identities. From abortion access to sexual harassment and assault to pay equity and racial justice, WRJ empowers women to use their voices and cultivate the next generation of Reform Jewish leaders through education, advocacy, and action. 

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Rally Speaker - Judy W.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

WRJ is committed to diverse identities and wants supporters to experience a sense of belonging as their authentic selves. 

What's New

Bridges: Bending Toward Justice

A bridge is a structure between two points, and is defined by Merriam-Webster as a “pathway over an obstacle.” Indeed, the Civil Rights Movement has been replete with obstacles! Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) said, “. . .

At the White House, A Call To Not Be Silent

This Monday, I was honored to be invited to represent Women of Reform Judaism and our Reform Movement at the White House. I attended a convening on conflict-related sexual violence to mark the annual International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict.

YES Fund Grantee Spotlight: ish

ish is a Cincinnati-based community engagement organization centering Jewish arts and cultural traditions as a platform for connecting artists with communities to create new experiences, inspire pride in Jewish and intersectional identity, and foster appreciation of Cincinnati history and Jewish