120 women gathered at Council House on 5 September to enjoy the charm and humour and cooking of MICHAEL RANTISI of KEPOS STREET KITCHEN and KEPOS & Co. The food was delicious, the raffle draw was exciting and much money was raised to help change the lives of vulnerable women supported through MUM FOR MUM NCJWA. Many thanks to Michael and his partner Kristy Frawley for making such an amazing night possible. See pages 1 & 2 to view all 31 photos.

Birthing Kit Packing Day 2017 – Thank you to the 80+ wonderfully generous volunteers who packed 1,000 Birthing Kits that will be sent to women in developing countries through the Birthing Kit Foundation Australia. Also to Genna Radnan who spoke about Gennarosity Abroad, the charity she founded that educates and provides opportunities for women and girls in Karunga village in Kenya. 

AT TWILIGHT      At the Piano: Shirley Politzer OAM Raconteur: Maxine Appel-Cohen. “A musical feast of Jewish Artists and their enormous impact on the world of musicals and films.” See pages 1 & 2 & please click on each thumnail photo to see the full photo. A Progressive Group Event.

Equality ~ Panel event with moderator Dr Justin Koonin, Justice Stephen Rothman AM,  Professor Kerryn Phelps AM, Tiernan Brady & Lauren Reinhardt.


Baulkham Hills African Ladies Troupe ~ 140 people gave a standing ovation after watching the inspiring Baulkham Hills African Ladies Troupe documentary and participating in a Q & A with Aminata Conteh-Biger and director Ros Horin at the NCJWA NSW ‘Status of Women’ event 26 March.

In conversation with Tsvia Walden ~ “Challenges for women in contemporary Israeli society”. Co-hosted by UIA, UPJ & NCJWA NSW Monday 6 March.

Celebrating Israel 2016   We were very pleased to welcome so many guests to a Cultural Narrative to mark the adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of Resolution 181, the Partition Plan, on 29 November 1947, calling for the establishment of a Jewish State alongside an Arab State thus leading to the establishment of the State of Israel. Guest speakers were Alan Hoffmann, CEO and Director General, The Jewish Agency, Jerusalem, and Dorit Herscovici, Spokesperson and Political Affairs, Embassy of Israel, Canberra. The Youth Movements participated in this memorable event and we thank you all for your involvement and support. Please see our many pages of photos (60 photos). Please scroll forward to view them all.

Documentary film ‘MR GAGA’ in support of the ILAN FOUNDATION for handicapped adults & children, Tel Aviv, Israel.

BIRTHING KIT PACKING DAY – On the morning of 18 August over 90 volunteers packed 1000 birthing kits. After we had packed the kits, producer/director REBECCA BARRY discussed her award winning documentary ‘I AM A GIRL’ before a special screening of this film.


NCJWA NSW 93rd AGM   In acknowledgement of the wonderful work of volunteers special awards were presented at the 93rd NCJWA NSW AGM held on June 20, with members, volunteers and leaders of a range of community organisations attending. Attorney General and Member for Vaucluse, Gabrielle Upton attended.

MOTHER’S DAY MUM FOR MUM NCJWA Fundraiser – Cooking with renowned chef Neil Gottheiner.