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Who Are We?

As a collective presence, voice and strength of the women of Temple Israel of the City of New York, the Women's Leadership Council's mission is to bring the women of Temple Israel together in friendship for personal growth through social activities, study, prayer and worship and acts of loving kindness. The Women's Leadership Council supports Temple Israel, its community and promotes the ideals of Reform Judaism.

Why Participate?

Membership in WLC is a great way to deepen your connections to other temple members -- and to Judaism. Participation will give you the opportunity to become a part of a dynamic, energetic and caring community of women of all ages, and provide an outlet for your creativity, talent, and leadership potential. And most importantly, have fun!

Join Us Today!

Join a vibrant group of women and experience the unique bond of sisterhood. Our goal is 100% support from the women in our congregation. Whether you have plenty of time or very little, your dues donation is vital to the WLC's efforts and contributions to Temple Israel. If you have questions about membership, contact Carole Ross, VP, Membership.

Register for membership today!

Rei Kawakubo & The Art of the In-Between
Tuesday, May 16 | 10:30am

mettourmay2017Temple Israel member/Met docent Eleanore Schloss gives another amazing and exclusive fashion & art tour at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Reserve your spot for the tour. Space is limited.

Women at the Top: Personal Reflections on Making an Impact & Getting the Recognition You Deserve
Thursday, May 18 | 6:30pm

womeninworkplaceWonderful, accomplished women from our community talk about the workplace issues that challenge them and their experiences breaking through. Open to everyone at all stages of their careers. Networking and refreshments followed by a panel discussion.
$18 TI members and students, $36 non members.

Book Club - To The End of The Land By David Grossman
Wednesday, May 24 | 7pm

wlcbookclubmay24The powerful story of a mother's love for her son. Just before his release from service in the Israeli army, Ora's son Ofer is sent back to the front for a major offensive. In a fit of preemptive grief and magical thinking, so that no bad news can reach her, Ora sets out on an epic hike in the Galilee. Ofer's story, as told by Ora, becomes a mother's haunting meditation on war and family.

3rd Thursday of Every Month | 10am

wlccanastaAll level welcome. $15 fee to play (WLC members pay only $10). Refreshments served.

Mah Jongg
3rd Wednesday of Every Month | 6:30pm

mahjonggAll levels welcome. Dinner served. $20 fee to play. (WLC members play for $18.)