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National Council of Jewish Women of Australia (NCJWA) defines itself as a grassroots organisation of volunteers. NCJWA strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms.

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Update from the NCJWA NSW Steering Committee

HIGHLIGHTS In February 2016 NCJWA NSW co-hosted a very successful event with The Zakynthian Association of Sydney and NSW as part of our Transcultural programme screening the documentary “Song of Life”. This documentary covers the bravery of the Zakynthos community, when in September 1943 Mayor Loukas Karrer and Archbishop Chrysostomos of the small Greek Island of Zakynthos refused to hand over their Jewish citizens to the Nazis. All Jewish citizens of the island survived WWII. Vic Alhadeff, CEO of NSW Jewish Board of Deputies addressed the audience. 330 members of the Sydney Jewish and Greek community attended. February 2016 NCJWA NSW established the NCJWA Cancer Support Network which meets monthly with facilitator Dr. Mandy Goldman Strous, President of Cancer Counselling Professionals Inc.. The co-chairs of this programme are board members Isabelle Shapiro OAM and Mandi Chonowitz-Jacobson. Read More

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