Upcoming Events

Aligning Our Values And Dollars: How JWFNY Set New Parental Leave Standards For Jewish Organizations

Wednesday, November 2nd at 8 PM

On August 4, 2016, the Jewish Women's Foundation of New York announced, "You Won’t Support Paid Leave? Then We Won’t Give You a Grant." JWFNY took an unprecedented step in requiring organizations applying for grants to institute parental leave policies. Stephanie Blumenkranz will provide you with an insider perspective on how JWFNY came to this decision and the challenges and benefits they have noted since. Liz Smulian of Challah for Hunger, one of JWFNY's grantee organizations, will take us through the year one journey of implementing parental leave policies. If you are a lay leader, Jewish professional, or philanthropist, this webinar will provide you with information and strategies to institute parental leave in your respective organizations.

Stephanie Blumenkranz is the Assistant Director of the Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York (JWFNY). Liz Smulian is the Board Chair of Challah for Hunger and an alumna of the Emory Challah for Hunger chapter. To read Stephanie and Liz's full bios click here

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Sunday, December 4, 2016
Breaking Boundaries, Building Communities: Women Rabbis and the Transformation of Jewish Life”  Join four pioneering rabbis—Sally Priesand, Angela Buchdahl, Dianne Cohler-Esses, and Lila Kagedan—in conversation with Judith Rosenbaum of the Jewish Women’s Archive.
Please join the conversation at Central Synagogue 652 Lexington Avenue, New York from 2-4 pm. 
For more information and to purchase tickets please click here.
"Women Rabbis and the Transformation of Jewish Life is co-sponsored by the Jewish Women's Archive, Central Synagogue, CCAR, JOFA, and Romemu

Sunday, January 15, 2017
New York City
9th International JOFA Conference
For more information and to register please click here.

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"Preventing Abuse in our jewish communities"

The Fall 2015/Winter 2016 JOFA Journal focusing on Abuse and ways to prevent it is now available online! 

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