Women of Reform Judaism

Women of Reform Judaism

Two women hugging while one holds a Torah

With the URJ Biennial fast approaching, it’s time to start planning your schedule – and there are a number of programming opportunities throughout the event that amplify women’s voices, highlight women’s contributions, and delve deep into issues of gender equity.

Cantor Rosalie Will & Rabbi Leora Kaye
The author (on the left) with other Women of Reform Judaism members in Israel

Earlier this month a group of Women of Reform Judaism leaders traveled to Israel, enjoying overwhelmingly positive experiences at sites throughout the country.

Rabbi Marla J. Feldman
Silhouette of three women cheering against a sunset

For this International Women's Day, consider celebrating the achievements of Women of the Wall, in addition to honoring the women in your sisterhood and congregation.

Alyson Malinger
A pile of voter signs in red white and blue with small American flags sprinkled atop them

Reform Jewish women have the power to shape their Jewish community and beyond. This Movement empowers those who claim it as their own to take part in appraising its past and building its future. 

Elizabeth Leff
A mans arm reaches out through a computer screen to shake the hand of the man using the computer

The connection that began from one small meeting has now grown to involve our entire congregation and one across the ocean.

Jill Kamin & Corinne Black
Three young adults holding signs in support of equal pay for women

Next Equal Pay Day, may every member of the Reform Jewish community be actively engaged in the work to bring more justice to our workplaces.

Rabbi Mary Zamore
People around a table eating

Teaching a recent cooking class in my congregation reminded me that even in the 21st century, there’s something unique, warm, and special about a synagogue women’s group.

Cantor Deborrah Cannizzaro
Two smiling middleaged women wearing kippot

Here are some things for sisterhood and women’s group leaders to keep in mind as we build our successful partnerships.

Rozan Anderson
Desk with pink flowers and an open planner set on top of it

Women of Reform Judaism is partnering with Jewish Women International (JWI) for the annual Flower Project, and we need your help to make as big an impact as possible.

Maya Weinstein
White marble statue of justice holding brass scales

On this Equal Pay Day, there is much to be done to bring justice to working women, including those who are employed within the Jewish community.

Stephanie Blumenkranz, Rabbi Marla J. Feldman, & Rabbi Mary Zamore