Events

Upcoming Events

Crown JEWEL Conversations: Susan Weiss, J.D., PhD – March 4, 2021

Susan Weiss, Founder and Executive Director of Center for Women's Justice, uses the legal system to promote women’s equality, dignity, and justice under Jewish law in Israel. JWFNY Board President Rachel Weinstein will join Susan to discuss community outreach, setting...

Past Events

Crown JEWEL Conversations: Tania Laden – February 4, 2021

Tania Laden, Co-Founder and Executive Director of LivelyHoods, creates job training and opportunities for women and youth in Kenyan slums while providing access to clean-burning cookstoves and solar energy products to communities in need. JWFNY Board President Rachel...

Crown JEWEL Conversations: Mazal Shaul – January 7, 2021

Dr. Mazal Shaul, Executive Director of WePower trains women for roles in public and political leadership, raises awareness of issues impacting women, and works toward gender equity in Israel. She and JWFNY Board President Rachel Weinstein will discuss the current...

Crown JEWEL Conversations: Rachel Zaslow – December 3, 2020

Join JWFNY Board President Rachel Weinstein and Mother Health International Founder Rachel Zaslow as they discuss access to health care, creating sustainable change in communities impacted by extreme poverty, and creating environments where people with all identities...

The Convening 2020 – October 26-27, 2020

THE CONVENING 2020 Monday, October 26 & Tuesday, October 2710:00 AM - 1:00 PM Did we miss you at The Convening 2020? Click here for the recordings! Click here to see our program! Email [email protected] with questions or concerns.The Convening provides Jewish...

Crown JEWEL Conversations: Rabbi Benay Lappe – October 1, 2020

As the High Holidays are upon us, Rabbi Benay Lappe, Founder and Rosh Yeshiva of SVARA, will share with us how she’s been observing the holidays in a social distant space and through a queer lens.   Benay works to make serious Talmud study accessible to Jews of...

Crown JEWEL Conversations: Miryam Kabakov – September 3, 2020

As we approach the Jewish holidays, many of us are thinking about how this holiday season will be different. While we consider how our prayer can look differently, let's use this opportunity to think about how our Jewish communities can be more inclusive and...

Crown JEWEL Conversations: Lauren Hersh – August 6, 2020

Every day in America tens of thousands of people are trafficked and sexually exploited. Millions more are bought, sold, and exploited worldwide. After decades of extraordinary political, economic, and social progress, why are so many people still being purchased like...