Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ) and NFTY have a long, storied past together. In 1939, WRJ helped found the North American Federation of Temple Youth and since then, has been NFTY's greatest champion in our effort to engage young adults in Reform Judaism. WRJ's commitment to youth has directly affected the lives of hundreds of thousands of young adults.
On behalf of the NFTY Leadership, our more than 7,000 current members, and our countless thousands of alumni over the past 75 years, we wish Women of Reform Judaism a Happy 100th Birthday! Here’s to the next 100…
For our Centennial Celebration, WRJ is inviting 10,000 supporters to contribute $100 each. For your generosity, you’ll receive a unique limited edition pin to commemorate your participation to share with an important woman in your life.
This essay is the winner of Women of Reform Judaism’s Centennial Essay Competition. Women of Reform Judaism established this essay contest in honor of their Centennial celebration. Teens were asked to write about the influence of women’s leadership in Reform congregations.