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  • It Takes a Sisterhood: Guest Post by Bonnie Samotin Zev

    By Maya Paley

    April 18, 2013 | 2:24 pm

    “Our foremothers have established a tradition of supportive friendship and community that we would be wise to follow.”

    The phone calls not yet returned. The unanswered emails. The looming deadlines at the office. The to-do list that never ends. The laundry is piling up, but the...

  • Young women find it’s not their bubbe’s Hadassah

    By Rachel Heller

    July 9, 2008 | 11:07 pm

    When Holli Rabishaw wanted to start a family eight years ago, she traded in a high-powered career in the corporate world for the life of a yoga instructor and full-time mom.

    But she was also looking for something more. At 30, she joined Hadassah.

    "I really wanted to feel connected...

  • Being the Mrs.

    By Mrs. Shoshana F

    February 27, 2008 | 4:06 pm

    Last Monday I had a slight identity crisis. I was at a temple Sisterhood meeting when a file folder was passed around. If you owed money for ordering birthday and anniversary cards, you looked up your name, noted the balance due and put in a check.

    When the folder reached me, I...

  • It happened one weekend ... at the Sisterhood

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    November 16, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    "Something happens," I was told across the "first timers" table Nov. 2 at BJ's Restaurant in Woodland Hills. "When these women get together. I can't explain it, but something happens."

    The get-together was the 46th annual Biennial Assembly of the Women of Reform Judaism's (WRJ)...

  • Not a Minute’s Rest for Min the Dynamo

    By Jane Ulman

    May 18, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Here in Tinseltown it can be difficult to find people who help without expecting a moment in the limelight; a "15 minutes" of philanthropic adoration. Good deeds are supposed to be their own reward, and this new Lifecycles feature will profile those unsung senior tzadikim whose...