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Women's League of Conservative Judaism "Virtual Convention"

Sunday, July 12, 2020 20 Tammuz 5780

10:30 AM - 6:00 PMZoom

Sunday, July 12,10:30am-6:00pm (or any part of the day)

Experience the excitement of a WL Convention from the comfort of your own home. The schedule below includes a healing service, psalms study, a panel on social justice, workshops, a closing concert, and more. Share in the celebration as Olam Tikvah's wonderful Sisterhood is awarded the Jewels in the Crown Award for our outstanding programming, social action, and commitment to Conservative Judaism. Register here in order to receive the zoom link information. There is no charge to attend.

Convention Schedule

10:00am Convention Opening
10:30-10:40am Tefillin - Shehecheyanu Moment
10:40-11:30am Healing Service, Psalms Study, In Memoriam
Hazzan Alisa Pomerantz-Boro and Rabbi Ellen S. Wolintz-Fields
Featuring Zoomria - The WLCJ Choir:
Marilyn Cohen, International Northeast Region
Barbara Ezring, Seaboard and Southern
Toby Holtzman, Seaboard
Razel Kessler, MetroNorth Region
Debbie Lempert, Central Great Lakes Region
Lauren Rudin, Mid-Atlantic Region
Dana Sirkin, North by Northwest Region
Adele Weinstein, International Northeast Region
Gilda Zucker, Intracontinental Region
Conducted by: Hazzan Alisa Pomerantz-Boro and 
Cantor Leon Sher, Congregation Beth El, Voorhees, NJ
11:30am-12:00pm Chatting in Zoomburg Meeting Rooms
12:00-1:00pm Social Justice Panel
Social Justice: Torah, DNA or Both?

Rabbi Cheryl Peretz
Assoc. Dean, Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies;
Sara Bresnick Tennen
Exec Dir, DC Volunteer Lawyers Project; 
Dr. Marc Swatez / Rebecca Joy Fletcher,
The ARK, Chicago
1:00-1:30pm Chatting in Zoomburg Meeting Room
1:30-2:45pm WLCJ Plenary Session
Rules of Convention 
Bylaws Vote 
State of the League 
Torah Fund: Rabbi Bradly Shavit Artson, Chancellor Arnold Eisen, and Chancellor-elect Shuly Rubin Schwartz
Jewels in the Crown Awards
2:30-3:00pm Zoom Meeting Room - Virtual Journal
3:00-4:00pm Sisterhood Workshops
Presidents: Toby Maser, Carol Simon, Meryl Balaban, and Cory Schneider
This day will be spent in such an inspiring, happy Convention. You will enjoy a smooth journey as a Sisterhood President.
Torah Fund: Randy Schwartz, Barbara Ezring, Lisa Paule, Jeanette Brownstein, and Donna Burkat
All you need to know to create a successful Torah Fund campaign in your Sisterhood.
Membership: Sandy Blumenthal, Sue Benegle, and Regina Newman
Membership Express: Journey with us on the road to what it is and what it can be.
Advocacy: Ardis Wexler, Marlene Oslick, and Karen Cuker
Advocating for Women’s League Resolutions.
Engagement/Programming: Grace Schessler and Karen Seltzer
Programming for today’s Sisterhoods: A look at relevant and accessible ideas.
Communications: Debi Bruce, Rachel Ferber, and Sheila Kaufman
Tools to engage and inform your community.
4:00-4:30pm Cocktails with Margie and Debbi
4:30-6:00pm Installation Ceremony and Celebratory Concert



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