Upcoming Events

Sunday 31 March 2019

Join award-winning journalist IRRIS MAKLER in conversation with GERALDINE DOOGUE    

Wednesday 3 April 2019


Sunday 7 April 2019

Changing lives – assistance needed. Millions of girls lose critical days, even weeks, of school through lack of access to tampons and sanitary towels. We will again be making up reusable ‘feminine health’ kits. We invite you to join us on Sunday 7 April from 2 – 5.30pm.               […]

Sunday 2 June 2019

“Look At Us Now, Mother! takes the viewer along on a brave mother-daughter journey, in an effort to understand emotional abuse and whether it can ultimately be forgiven. During the film, home movies show Mildred not only badgering Gayle about her nose, but also telling her daughter she isn’t thin enough. Her breast aren’t big enough. […]

Recent Events

Saturday 16 March 2019

Council Shabbat 2019 at Emanuel Synagogue. Council Shabbat is held annually since 1929 on Shabbat Zachor. As the Shabbat before Purim it has special significance as it reminds us of the inspiring story of Esther, a courageous woman who advocated for her people’s right to exist in the diaspora world of her time.

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Wednesday 6 March 2019

NCJWA NSW GeneCircle A support group for Jewish women affected by BRCA The National Council of Jewish Women of Australia NSW is inviting Jewish women who are affected by a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation to join a BRCA support group. The meetings will be facilitated by Dr Mandy Goldman Strous, a retired oncologist and president […]

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Monday 4 March 2019

Our first meeting for the year is on Monday 4 March 10am-12pm and will be held at Our Big Kitchen. Rabbi and Laya Slavin have kindly offered for us to bake hamentaschen in the lead up to Purim. We will still have time for our regular check-in and discussions, so we have made this meeting slightly […]

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Sunday 3 March 2019

                                I am pleased to invite everyone to our first Northsiders event of this year A SUNDAY AFTERNOON TEA AT MARTHA’S RESTAURANT when we will also launch the art exhibition of our Chair, Dee Hart, whose work will be on show at Martha’s […]

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Sunday 17 February 2019

Monday 3 December 2018

Join us on NCJWA Founder’s Day. National Council of Jewish Women of Australia NSW Rebbetzin Jana Gottshall Memorial Library presents Dr Anne Sarzin speaking on Dr FANNY READING: A VISIONARY FOR ALL TIMES.

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Thursday 29 November 2018

Celebrating Israel 2018. This event marks the historic November 29, 1947 vote by The United Nations General Assembly to adopt the Partition Plan, Resolution 181, providing for the termination of the Mandate, the progressive withdrawal of British armed forces and the delineation of boundaries between a Jewish and an Arab state.

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Saturday 24 November 2018

The mission of the Kindertransport Association is to reunite and bring together Kinder, Child Survivors and their descendants, and the public to commemorate the story of the Kindertransport Scheme as an important part of Holocaust History. This year, Rabbi Dr Benjamin Elton will lead a Shabbat service at The Great Synagogue dedicated to blessing and […]

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Monday 5 November 2018

Lavinia Plonka US based acclaimed author of “The Little Book of Falling (And Getting Up)”. Practical advice based on the Feldenkrais Method.

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Sunday 14 October 2018

Celebrate the Medal of the Order of Australia awarded to Victoria Nadel for her work within the Jewish and wider community.

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Wednesday 3 October 2018

Dr Lesley Andrews – What’s new in Breast Cancer Genetics and the new “Jenescreen” BRCA testing program

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Monday 3 September 2018

A BOOKS OUT LOUD EVENT with Natalie Narunsky ~ Exercising Your Brain and Cognitive Stimulation

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Thursday 30 August 2018

Learn how science-based strategies and positive psychology can be used to develop peak performance, creativity, mental health and wellbeing.  Book on the booking website Humantix  https://events.humanitix.com.au/the-women-s-brain-with-dr-sarah-mckay

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Sunday 19 August 2018

Join us for the Official Launch of the Shifra Group Film Society

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Monday 13 August 2018

Janet Merkur author of Sunflowers will share the secret world of codes & ciphers of Bletchley Park Q & A session with Gael Hammer.

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Monday 30 July 2018

Please join us for a morning of music and tea while supporting our MUM FOR MUM NCJWA program. This is an opportunity for mums dads and bubs under 1 to meet each other – grandparents an friends welcome. RSVP: nadene@mumformum.org.au or call Wendy on 9363 0257

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Sunday 24 June 2018

This year the NCJWA NSW Birthing Kit Packing Day will take place on Sunday 24 June from 2pm – 5 pm and we are hoping to purchase items to pack 1,000 kits. Please help us to raise funds now on the Chuffed website https://chuffed.org/project/birthing-kits-NCJWA-NSW-2018  or call the office on 9363 0257. We need to raise these […]

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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, visit the ICJW website www.icjw.org  or contact office@icjw.org   

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Monday 16 April 2018

By popular demand we are again screening THE STURGEON QUEENS ~ we look forward to you joining us.

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Thursday 15 March 2018

Mixed Talmud Classes with Rabbi Dr Benjamin Elton

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Sunday 4 March 2018

~CHANGING LIVES~ NCJWA NSW is launching an exciting new project producing and distributing reusable sanitary kits for women in developing countries. Millions of girls of menstruation age miss a week of school each month because they do not have the funds to buy sanitary towels and tampons. This equates to almost 3 months a year […]

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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.

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Saturday 24 February 2018

Join us at The Great Synagogue on Shabbat Zachor

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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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