Upcoming Events

Monday 26 February 2018

The story of the famed Lower East Side smoked fish emporium Russ & Daughters and the Jewish immigrant family who has run it for 100 years and four generations.

Sunday 27 May 2018

EVOLVING BEYOND TRADITION – The Impact of Women’s Perspectives and Developing Roles. For all details: program, registration, accommodation & Partner’s program, contact office@icjw.org     www.icjw.org

Recent Events

Sunday 17 December 2017

Join us for a great afternoon. This promises to be full of fun… entertaining & socialising with enjoyable company.

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Monday 11 December 2017

Eminent Australian producer & director Moira Blumenthal – How do you start again in a new country as a 53 year old white middle-class woman, and about to enter an industry as an unknown producer and director? Join us on 11 December 2017, 7.30pm.

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Sunday 3 December 2017

World Kindertransport Day at NCJWA. Commemorates globally when all chapters of this Association remember the date the first train left Berlin bound for England with 200 kinder.

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Monday 6 November 2017

Building resilience and emotional intelligence: “The greatest gift you can give yourself, your children, your family and your community is the gift of your own physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing”. Extraordinary artworks by Rebecca Litvan will be exhibited.        

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Tuesday 5 September 2017

Monday 4 September 2017

Rebbetzin Jana Gottshall Memorial Library Event “A Migrant Story” Francine Lazarus author of A HIDDEN JEWISH CHILD FROM BELGIUM will share her amazing story as a Jewish child survivor during WWII in Belgium & her migration to Australia.

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Thursday 31 August 2017

Our sincere thanks. We have now raised $3000 to purchase items to pack 1,000 kits. Again, thank you to all who have supported this cause. Please book your place to help us pack the kits on 31 August at 10.30am to 12.30pm followed by a light lunch.  At 1.00pm – 2.00pm hear GENNA RADNAN talk […]

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Monday 14 August 2017

The Progressive Group invites you to “A musical feast of Jewish Artists and their enormous impact on the world of musicals and film”.  At the Piano: Shirley Politzer OAM ~ Raconteur: Maxine Appel-Cohen.

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Sunday 6 August 2017

Panel discussion with Tiernan Brady, Professor Kerryn Phelps AM, Justice Stephen Rothman AM & Lauren Reinhardt. Moderator Dr Justin Koonin. RSVP: https://www.trybooking.com/QVQY or call the office on 9363 0257  Members $5 Non-members $10.  

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Monday 19 June 2017

Sunday 26 March 2017

RSVP: https://www.trybooking.com/260973 The Baulkham Hills African Ladies Troupe is a celebration of the remarkable spirits of four African Women survivors of sexual abuse, and the triumph of their improbable theatre troupe. Four women find a safe haven in Australia after fleeing violence and abuse in Africa …. they hold their pain silently within them …. […]

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Monday 20 March 2017

Join BOOKS OUT LOUD Morning Tea. Guests ROSE WINN, Lifestyle & Leisure Officer Summitcare Waverley & GABRIELLE CALVERT-EVERS, Manager Accommodation & Services.  

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Monday 13 March 2017

Rebbetzin Jana Gottshall Library Event Monday 13 March 2017, 7.30pm So what is Jewish Humour – an evening of thought and discussion featuring Jeffrey Cohen, John Grinston and Elaine Hudson      Donation: Members: $10   Non-members $15

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Saturday 11 March 2017

Join members of NCJWA NSW at Central Synagogue on Shabbat Zachor. Kiddush will follow the service.

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Monday 6 March 2017

TSVIA WALDEN, daughter of Shimon Peres (z’l), in conversation with Sandy Hollis, Professional & Community Educator from The Sydney Jewish Museum. Join us on Monday morning 6 March 10.30 am at Fanny Reading Council House. RSVP and queries to Union for Progressive Judaism E: upj@upj.org.au and 0416 700 613.  

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Sunday 26 February 2017

Paint on SILK guided by Alla Melman on SUNDAY February 26, 3.00 pm at Fanny Reading Council House, Woollahra. Members $30 Non-members $35. Includes afternoon tea.

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Monday 20 February 2017

The Progressive Group invites you to a screening of Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy, Monday 20 February, 11.30 am.Narrated by Joel Grey, this “truly mesmerizing documentary”, (Jose Sol, Pop Matters), explores the unique role of Jewish composers and lyricists in the creation of the modern American musical. NOT TO BE MISSED!

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Sunday 12 February 2017

NCJWA NSW will join JNF Telethon Green Sunday ~ Tu B’Shvat 2017 Sunday 12 February at 11.00 am. Please call the office on 9363 0257 to reserve your place & to confirm details.

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Monday 5 December 2016

Agnes Walder Silberstein was born in Budapest, in 1943. Agnes’ father Lajos Walder was a playwright & poet living in Hungary prior to World War II. He died in Gunskirchen concentration camp the day it was liberated, in 1945. Fearing that her father’s poetry and plays would disappear in Hungary, Agnes spent twenty-four years translating them to English. “Become A Message”, […]

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Tuesday 29 November 2016

A Cultural Narrative * Guest Speakers * Performance * Exhibition

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Sunday 6 November 2016

“Stunning new documentary. Utterly compelling” Filmink. Members & friends, join us for a screening of this documentary film by award winning director Tomer Heymann in aid of the Ilan Foundation (Tel Aviv) for handicapped adults & children. Book on TryBooking https://www.trybooking.com/231668 or call the office on 9363 0257.    

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Sunday 4 September 2016

Join us for a Panel Discussion with Julie Nathan, ECAJ research officer, Vic Alhadeff, CEO of NSW Board of Deputies, Victoria  Nadel, Steering Committee, Immediate Past President NCJWA NSW & Co-Vice President NCJWA and Samantha Khavin, National Convenor AUJS with Alex Ryvchin, Public Affairs Director of the ECAJ as moderator.  

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Monday 22 August 2016

We are delighted that Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin will be our next speaker. This meeting will take a different format, using the music related books in the Rebettzin Jana Gottshall Memorial Library as a basis for an interview with Elena. Born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Elena Kats-Chernin studied music in Moscow, Sydney and Hanover. She has […]

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Thursday 18 August 2016

BIRTHING KIT PACKING DAY A huge thank you to all donors. We have raised over $3000 to purchase the contents of 1000 birthing kits. We will assemble 6 items: 3 pieces of string (to tie the umbilical cord), a large sheet of black plastic (this provides a clean area for the mother), a small sterile […]

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Wednesday 10 August 2016

Or Chadash & NCJWA NSW are proud to present “Who’s afraid of Orthodox Feminism?” – a panel discussion with Dina Brawer, dynamic Orthodox feminist leader in the UK, with Judith Levitan,  R Moshe Gutnick & R Dr Benjamin Elton of The Great Synagogue; moderated by R Selwyn Franklin.    

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Monday 11 July 2016

Progressive Group invites you to a screening of NICKY’S FAMILY.  This gripping docudrama tells the story of Sir Nicholas Winton, the Englishman who, just prior to the outbreak of WWII, organised the rescue of 669 Czech and Slovak children. Janet Merkur, Chairman of the Australian Kindertransport Association and Board Member of NCJWA NSW, will introduce […]

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Monday 20 June 2016

Wednesday 15 June 2016

Join us for a CPR and First Aid Workshop presented by Sydney Children’s Hospital Randwick for parents and carers of children age 0-5 years.

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Sunday 29 May 2016

JEWISH  FEMINIST,  AWARD WINNING AUTHOR NCJWA SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE DR ELANA SZTOKMAN presents ‘Jewish Women’s Leadership: Current and Future Perspectives’ on Sunday May 29, 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm at Fanny Reading Council House, Woollahra.  AS IT IS A Q & A YOU MAY WANT TO EMAIL SOME QUESTIONS AHEAD OF TIME. Born in New […]

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Wednesday 18 May 2016

Please join us for an exciting evening of cooking, eating, drinking and fun. Continue the celebration of Mother’s Day with a 3 course cooking demonstration by Neil, owner and chef of Brown Sugar and Lox Stock & Barrel. Book tickets at http://www.trybooking.com/185535

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