Founder’s Day/Rebbetzin Jana Gottshall Memorial Library event Sunday 3 December ~ The inspirational Dr Anne Sarzin spoke about our founder Dr Fanny Reading : A Visionary For All Time. (25 photos, pp 1-2)
Birthing Kit Packing Days – We were very pleased to have packed 1200 Birthing Kits that will be sent to women in developing countries where access to clean birthing conditions are limited. Our huge thanks go to all the wonderful volunteers who helped pack on Sunday 24 June 2018 and to the exceptional Moriah College students who helped pack 600 kits on Sunday afternoon 8 June 2018. Please see 2 pages of photos.
International Council of Jewish Women Quadrennial Convention Sydney May 2018 ~ NCJWA NSW welcomed delegates and friends to the Sydney ICJW Convention “Evolving Beyond Tradition” highlighting the importance of women’s rights.
Day 1 Evolving Beyond Tradition ~ The Impact of Women’s Perspectives and Developing Roles ~ We were privileged to hear the inspirational Professional Gillian Triggs, Former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission talk about Women and Human Rights ~ Dr Anne Morris discussing How Women’s Perspectives are Changing our World ~ Women Within Modern Orthodoxy Pushing Against the Constraints; Chair Hinda Young, Panelists Gael Hammer, Judith Levitan, Talya Wiseman with Session Chair Susie Ivany OAM ~ Vic Alhadeff speaking about Women Attaining Goals and Reaching Beyond.
Day 2 Evolving Beyond Tradition ~ Jennifer Morris presented “Towards Equality – Women Leading Change” ~ Ronni Kahn, Founder and CEO of OzHarvest shared how she is helping to “Save the Planet” ~ Natalie Isaacs, Founder and CEO of One Million Women, explained how we can join her fight against climate change ~ Melinda Tankard-Reist, Co-Founder of Collective Shout, for a World Free of Sexploitation ~ Beyond the Hype! Listening to Women from Many Cultures with Chair Lynda Ben Menashe, Reverend Tara Curlewis, Emelda Davis and Maryam Zahid. Please see “ICJW VIVID Cruise 2018” gallery.
Day 3 Evolving Beyond Tradition ~ The Great Synagogue, Jewish Sydney presented by Michael Gold OAM ~ Sydney Town Hall Reception for ICJW Delegates addressed by Clover Moore Lord Mayor, City of Sydney ~ From Grandmother to Rabbi – following Jewish Women on Film by Dr. Don Perlgut CEO of Community Colleges Australia ~ Monday Morning Cooking Club presentation ~ Gala Changeover dinner ~ 140 photos.
VIVID Cruise Evolving Beyond Tradition – We invite you to browse through the 60 photos in “ICJW VIVID CRUISE 2018” gallery, below.
Launch of NCJWA NSW DAYS FOR GIRLS program with the help of Janelle & her team from Days For Girls Ryde area. Over 70 women & girls attended our inaugural day at Council House. We sewed, cut, pinned, packed & sorted items to help girls in developing countries who do not have access to sanitary products. Thank you to the NCJWA NSW DAYS FOR GIRLS team, Maxine, Ruth, Miriam, Karen & Nadene & all the wonderful volunteers who gave their time to help us this afternoon.
NCJWA NSW’s first event for 2018 ~ Morning tea and film, the award winning documentary “The Sturgeon Queens”, hosted by the Progressive Group. “Great movie” was heard many times as the audience clapped loudly after the showing.