The Jewish Lawyers Guild understands that membership with us is all about you. Become a member of JLG and get involved with an organization that is the heart and soul of the New York City Jewish legal community.
You’ll network with associates and members of the bench across the legal spectrum. You’ll also network with leaders of the legal and business communities during our numerous events.
The Jewish Lawyers Guild hosts it annual dinner where it confers awards to jurists who exemplify the qualities of Benjamin N. Cardozo and Golda Meir. Income received from the Annual Dinner funds, among other things, two scholarships at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
Continuing Legal Education (CLE)
As a member, each year you will receive free credits with our in-person CLE programs with distinguished speakers discussing cutting-edge topics.
Sukkot Celebration/ Chanukah Party
Sukkot Celebration, and Chanukah Party where gifts are donated and later distributed by members to children who are hospitalized with serious and often life-threatening diseases or conditions.
Caren Aronowitz Unity in Diversity Program
The Unity in Diversity Program extolls our diversity and promotes understanding and tolerance within the court and in the wider legal community and continues as one of the most memorable and successful programs presented by the Supreme Court. The program is a social celebration at which attendees visit tables staffed by members of various Bar and Court organizations, unions and other members of the legal community.
Celebrate Israel Parade
In 1965, thousands walked down Riverside Drive in support of the young State of Israel. This impromptu walk evolved into the Celebrate Israel Parade on Fifth Avenue. The Parade features over 30,000 marchers from many organizations. Each year the Jewish Lawyers Guild participates in the annual Celebrate Israel Parade. We are honored to march with the Shomrim Society of New York State Courts.
DOROT Annual Thanksgiving Drive
Jewish Lawyers Guild participates in Dorot’s Annual Thanksgiving Banquet and Food Drive to benefit elderly, house bound individuals in the New York City area. In lieu of a pre-plated dinner at our Annual Dinner, the Thanksgiving Banquet and meals are donated to Dorot.
Holocaust Remembrance Program
Since the presentation of our first Holocaust Remembrance Program in 1994, this program raises awareness of the bigotry, hatred and cruelty which fueled the inhumanity of the Holocaust, all in the hope that the lessons of the Holocaust can be learned and that peace and good will prevail. This event is co-sponsored by the Gender Fairness Committee of the Supreme Court, Civil Branch, New York County.