Celebrating Women 2018

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March is Women's Month, and we're celebrating with programs designed to educate, entertain and empower women of all ages. 

March 1 | Author Jen Glantz 
March 4 | Fused Glass Mezuzah 
March 8 | Film: The Wedding Plan 
March 14 & 21 | Israeli Women's Wednesdays 
March 19 | Author Dr. Harriet Lerner 
March 25  | Mi Casa es Su Casa: Kabbalah of the Home 
March 26 | Ladies Night Out: Rustic Brush 

Jen GlantzAuthor Talk: Jen Glantz

Thursday, March 1 | 7:30 PM
Presented in partnership with the Young Adult Divisions of the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston
Walk down the aisle with Jen Glantz, author of Always a Bridesmaid (For Hire). Join your friends for an evening of sweet treats, champagne and hearing about the adventures of being a bridesmaid for hire.

Jen Glantz is the brains behind the business Bridesmaid for Hire, which takes the drama out of wedding planning for the modern bride.

Post your favorite picture as a bridesmaid or with your bridesmaids on our Facebook event!

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Fuzed Mezuzah GlassSOLD OUT: Fused Glass Mezuzah for Mother/Daughter

Sunday, March 4 | 3:00 PM
Learn about Mezuzot, glass fusing, how to design your piece, cut glass and form the mezuzah. For girls age 7–11 years old and their mother, aunt, grandmother or special women in their life.

Underwritten by Greene Family Camp


The Wedding Plan
SOLD OUT: Women's Night at the Houston Jewish Film Festival
Film: The Wedding Plan (Laavor et Hakir)

Thursday, March 8 | 7:30 PM
Make it dinner and a movie with your friends! After her fiancé calls off their wedding a month before the ceremony, Michal decides to keep the arrangements, believing Mr. Right will appear in time. Director Rama Burshtein (Fill the Void) returns to the Orthodox community she knows intimately with this comedy. RSVP is required.

Israeli Women’s Wednesdays

March 14 & 21 | 10:00 AM–11:00 AM
Since before the country of Israel was born, Israeli women have taken a lead role in its creation. Today women play a central role in the Israeli judicial and political system and in the IDF. Is there full gender equality in Israel? Who are the most influential women in Israel today? These classes will go beyond our typical understanding of women in Israel. We will hear the stories of two women in Israeli society who made a change. 

March 14 | from Adina Bar-Shalom to Anat Hofman - and religion and state in Israel
March 21 | from Lucy Aharish to Shelly Yehimovich – and social justice in Israel


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Why Won't You ApologizeAuthor Talk: Dr. Harriet Lerner

Monday, March 19 | 7:30 PM | Merfish Teen Center
Dr. Harriet Lerner, author of Why Won’t You Apologize? Healing Big Betrayals and Everyday Hurts, has been studying apologies and why some people won’t give them for more than two decades.

Now she offers compelling stories and solid theory that bring home how much the simple apology matters and what is required for healing when the hurt we’ve inflicted (or received) is far from simple.

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Kabbalah for the HomeMi Casa es Su Casa: Kabbalah of the Home

Sunday, March 25 | 7:00 PM
Take your home’s design up a notch! Designing a home might have as much to do with color palette and layout as with an inner spiritual dimension that Jewish women are leading. Explore where the worlds of Interior Design and Judaism intersect in a fun and uplifting talk, including practical tips on how to bring it all to life.

Yael Trusch is the creator of the bilingual Jewish lifestyle Blog and weekly Podcast for women, Jewish Latin Princess. She is an influencer, communicator and promoter of ‘a joyful, richer Jewish life,’ inspiring women around the globe with her positivity and colorful persona. As a wife and mother of four children, Yael is dedicated to building a Jewish home, which provides real-life content for her blog, podcast and new courses for women. She also authors a monthly column The Jewish Herald-Voice, “Defining Jewish Women,” and contributes regularly to


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The Rustic BrushLadies Night Out: The Rustic Brush

Monday, March 26 | 7:30 PM
Join your friends for a wonderful, artistic experience and leave with a handmade sign to enrich your home.

$55 per person

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For more information about Women's Month events or to register, please contact Morgan Steinberg at or 713.595.8170.