Welcome To Women of Isaiah

Women of Isaiah is a warm and welcoming community of women of all ages and interests dedicated to enhancing and supporting Temple Isaiah through special programming, financial support and the involvement of women in the life of our congregation.

Our ongoing activities, special events and social action initiatives offer Temple Isaiah women the opportunity to develop friendships and a sense of community while learning about and practicing Judaism, exploring important issues, and contributing to the well-being of Temple Isaiah and the larger community.  As an affiliate of the Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ), we help support progressive Jewish institutions worldwide, fund vital youth programs and advocate for human and women’s rights.  We also have access to wonderful resources such as the WRJ’s Holiday Guides and The Torah: A Women’s Commentary.

We invite you to become a member of Women of Isaiah.  Your annual dues support many worthy Temple Isaiah programs – with an emphasis on youth – such as yearly grants to Gan Ilan Preschool and the highly successful Avodah Teaching Assistant Program for teens, gifts for our b’nai mitzvah and confirmation class students, family and teen events and trips, and much, much more.  A portion of your membership dues go to WRJ’s Y.E.S. Fund for youth, education and special projects.

Please check out our activities and programs. Many women enjoy coming to a WOI event to socialize, make new friends and have fun!!!  We also encourage you to get involved with Women of Isaiah by volunteering to help with an event or becoming a part of our leadership team. Come to a board meeting (check the calendar link on the left side bar) or contact us for more information.

We look forward to seeing you!
Tricia Zucker and Faith Zenker
WOI Co-Presidents for 2017-2018
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Get More Involved with Women of Isaiah!

WOI Sponsors Special Programs
Themed Kick Off Dinner
Women’s Seder
Mahj Madness
Women’s Retreat
Shelter Dinners and Support
Arts & Culture Events
Temple Gift Shop
Speakers Series
Y.E.S. Fund Event
Chai Tea Appreciation Celebration
Special Onegs
Cantor’s Concert Receptions
TI Staff Appreciation Lunch

WOI Plans Ongoing Monthly Activities
Sacred Chant & Healing Circle
Knitting & Handwork
Monday Mahj
P’tach Libeynu

WOI Partners in Programming
New Families JQuest Reception
Battle Onegs Event
Israel Committee Events
Library Committee
Chanukah Party with Kulanu

WOI Provides On-Going Financial Support
Magal Tzedakah
B’Nai Mitzvah-5th grade gift
Confirmation gifts
Gan Ilan/Ganeinu funding
Youth Leadership-Avodah Program
Shelter Lunch Program
Staff Appreciation Gifts

WOI Promotes National Connections
Women of Reform Judaism
YES Fund
PJ Library
Social Advocacy/Social Justice
Fried Leadership Conference
Serve on Pacific District & National WRJ Committees

Women of Isaiah Mission and Purpose

  • To enhance and support Temple Isaiah through special programming, financial support, and involvement of the women within our congregation

  • To offer Temple women the opportunity for establishing friendships and a sense of community within our congregation

  • To provide opportunities for learning about Judaism, critical issues, women-related issues, and to stimulate overall spiritual and individual growth

  • To channel our collective energies towards the humanitarian needs of the community through social action initiatives and ongoing programs

  • To offer programming and financial support for Temple youth as a means of assuring the future vitality of Judaism

  • In addition, Women of Isaiah shall be affiliated with the Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ) and WRJ Pacific District. Women of Isaiah will further the programs of the WRJ to the best of its ability.