Upcoming Events

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 […]

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.

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.

Recent Events

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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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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