Women of Reform Judaism Awards $300K in Grants to Support Future of Jewish Life Worldwide

Through its philanthropic arm, the YES (Youth, Education, and Special Projects) Fund, Women of Reform Judaism has awarded over $300,000 in grants to 29 programs that will encourage the growth of individuals as Jewish trailblazers and the advancement of Reform and progressive institutions.  

Read About the Allocations

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. 

Read the Resolutions 

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. 

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

What If We Said Yes?

The above excerpt is from WRJ CEO Rabbi Liz P.G. Hirsch's d'var torah from Friday evening of Fried Women's Conference in New Orleans, LA. Please find a full transcript of her excerpted remarks below. For our final what if, I want to tell you a story. Once, a family came to meet with a rabbi.

the U.S. Supreme Court 2024: A Recap

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court wrapped up its 2023-2024 term and issued the last of their decisions. In decisions related to guns, abortion access, homelessness, and more, the Court continues to be one of the most relevant policymakers in the United States.