The Emanuel Women of Reform Judaism
Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ) is the women’s affiliate of the Union for Reform Judaism. Emanuel is proud to be a founding member of the Sisterhood movement in the U.S. Established in 1913, WRJ now represents more than 65,000 women in nearly 500 women’s groups in North America and around the world. For more information about the WRJ goto www.wrj.org.
What we do
For our Youth
Make a gift of candlesticks for B’nai Mitzvah
Provide Chanukah candles for Religious School children
Give Hamantaschen for Youth group sales
Donate over $5,000 in Camp Scholarships for children attending OSRUI
Provide Confirmation gifts and Oneg
For the Emanuel Community
Provide food and service at Friday Shabbat Onegs and the Sunday morning Café
Sponsor lectures and discussions
Sponsor and host such programs as those for Tu B’shevat, a Taste of Passover; the Yearly Women’s Seder, and various health programs
Make special purchases (refrigerator, tables, chairs) benefitting the synagogue
Fun programs as belly dancing, beer and wine tastings, dinner outings, and theater outings
What you will do
Build long lasting Friendships
Work with awesome women of all ages
Make connections in our community through service
Build on your strengths
Lead or participate in programs
Do Tikun Olam (repair the world)
Have fun together !
How can I participate?
Attend WRJ-sponsored programs: Our activities have included an evening exercise program, a visit with an American Jewish author, many programs and speakers, and social get-togethers.
Attend board meetings: Yes, these open meetings are held a 7:30 pm on the first Wednesday of each month. You need not be on the board to attend, and it’s good chance to see how the central arm of the WRJ functions and to meet the women of the Board.
Volunteer to help: We are always grateful for a few extra hands at special programs but also in our more routine tasks such as setting up the oneg Shabbats and staffing the Sunday morning Emanuel Café.
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Let the Sisterhood add to your life cycle events and celebrations
Sponsor an Oneg
Send a Tribute Card
Have a nosh for a special event
In memory of a loved one
Send us your ideas for programs that would be of interest to the women of Emanuel or the whole community.
Join the WRJ. Even if you cannot participate, your dues are important to helping us continue to serve the women and children of Emanuel.
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