CUDDLE BUNDLES provide gifts of babywear to mums in any accessible community who have new babies and limited means. Cuddle Bundles evolved as a natural extension of the MUM FOR MUM NCJWA program founded and supported by the NSW division of the National Council of Jewish Women – a volunteer home-visiting program where volunteers who […]
In May, 2013 Time magazine reported that Angelina Jolie had undergone bilateral mastectomies to prevent breast cancer. Men and women who knew little about the risks associated with the BRCA genes were shocked to hear that one of the most attractive women in the world would make such a decision. However, many women who had […]
‘BOOKS OUT LOUD’ NSW is a non denominational, free of charge reading and social outreach program. Volunteers read and discuss books, short stories, essays and poems with residents at Nursing Homes. This enables an ongoing relationship with books for those who may experience some difficulties reading on their own. It is also a social time […]
The program explores contemporary concerns facing children and women of all ages in our communities such as sexual exploitation, domestic violence and children in detention.
Our next NCJWA NSW Cancer Support Network meeting is on Monday 2 September 2019, 10.30am-12pm.
ICJW upholds the values inherent in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: that no human being should be discriminated against or marginalised. NSW is affiliated with the International Council of Jewish Women (ICJW). The ICJW supports the aims of the United Nations to develop conditions for world peace, ensuring that all human beings may live in dignity […]
National Council of Jewish Women of Australia NSW Div. (NCJWA NSW) is a volunteer community organization which responds to community needs engaging in a broad range of educational, social, community services and fundraising activities in the Jewish and wider community. We have a special portfolio dedicated to Interfaith and Multicultural interaction and endeavour to improve community relations […]
No new mother should feel isolated and alone. Contact MUM FOR MUM NCJWA through the MUM FOR MUM NCJWA website www.mumformum.org.au MUM FOR MUM NCJWA is a confidential, non-denominational home-visiting program where trained volunteers who are mothers themselves visit a mum in the last trimester of pregnancy and for the first year of their baby’s […]
Since 1938 NCJWA has partnered JNF in joint projects, Neve Zipporah settlement (1957), Moshav Alma (1969), forests in Australia Park (1964) and Keren Maharal (1981), tennis courts in Misgav (1983), NCJWA Tourist and Recreation Park in Uvdah Valley (1989), Karmiel housing estate (1991), the Vera Cohen Besor Reservoir Project (1996), Children’s Playground in Shlomit (2004), […]
Since 1964 NCJWA has supported the Ilan Foundation, funding wheelchairs and computers for disabled children as well as contributing to Tel Aviv Ilan building upgrades. Website: http://www.ilan-israel.co.il/en/
Since 1988 NCJWA has funded numerous scholarships at Haifa University, enabling many Ethiopian Jewish women to study and complete degrees at the university. See more here: http://www.ncjwa.org.au/new-site/projects/haifa-university-ethiopian-womens-fund/
Since 2003 NCJWA has set up and funded programs at the Haifa Rape Crisis Centre (HRCC), special education programs for young immigrants on sexual and social mores were the initial purpose of NCJWA funding. See also: http://www.ncjwa.org.au/new-site/projects/hrcc/