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Category Archives: Member Musings
Our TOWF trustee meetings begin with a D’var Torah (Torah Study) for the Shabbat ahead. We are consistantly impressed that many of our trustees volunteer to write a D’var Torah – and they are just too wonderful not to share! … Continue reading
To begin the Tikkun Olam Women’s Foundation’s March 28 Trustee Meeting, Marcy Wolf presented her D’var Torah on Shabbat Ha’Gadol (which took place Saturday, March 31). Her words were inspiring and insightful, and we wanted to share them with you. Chag … Continue reading
Any given moment can change your life. You just have to be there.
We are a group of women who didn’t know one another a few years ago, but trusted a process—or trusted the person who invited them—and have created a foundation that is addressing issues that are pertinent and imperative. So what has made us successful? Maybe our attitudes and beliefs that anything is possible when women sit around a table and together decide how they can make a difference…
I’m working with the Tikkun Olam Women’s Foundation to help women and girls become more empowered to improve their lives and to find their own freedom whether it’s through self-esteem, employment, advocacy, independence from abusive partners… Continue reading
We are called as Trustees of TOWF, to offer neighborliness, not just to those who are in our tribe, but to those who are new to our land, as our own people were, not so long ago. We support our sisters here, and in Israel, and in the new communities in which we hear the echoes of those established by our parents or grandparents or great-grandparents… Continue reading