Israel Affairs and Tourism Report

There is a great concern in Israel with the fears of a third Palestinian Intifada. Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu has pledged firm action against what he called an unrecognised ‘wave of terror’, warning there was no ‘magic solution’, with stabbings, fire...

Interfaith & Intercultural Report

Following our workshop discussion at the Conference in Sydney, I will try to change the Interfaith and Intercultural Report in some more effective way  of promoting this important portfolio. I sent already to all Section Presidents the “Women Achievers” kit, on how we...

Health Report

Shalom to all Executive members.  I do hope you had a pleasant and healthy month of Yom Tov. There is not much to report from the Health Portfolio as I have not heard much from the Sections. I know Western Australia have been busy and have had several functions where...

Haifa University Ethiopian Women’s Fund Report

Attached is a summary from the University of the Ethiopian Folktales Project. It is all very exciting. We have not yet completed paying the amount we promised for the publication of the booklet. Hopefully the money is being raised and will be sent over with our next...

JNF Report

We have nothing further to report at this stage regarding our new NCJWA-JNF Project, the Garden Classroom at the Or Elementary School in Be’ersheva. We expect to have an update soon re the progress of the establishment of the Garden Classroom. A very successful...

ILAN Report

As Chair of the ILAN portfolio I am responsible for maintaining communication with ILAN in Tel Aviv, Israel, especially Silvina Freund and Hana Laor. I remind and encourage sections to fundraise for ILAN in whatever way they can: holding events specifically to raise...

HRCC Report

Prior to Rosh Hashanah, we received the following message from Hila Keren-Tendler, who was at that time responsible for Fundraising and Advocacy at the HRCC. Dear friends, Another year has ended and a new one is about to begin. But before we celebrate the new-year...

Israel Affairs and Tourism Report

Amid emerging nuclear deal, Iran deploys long-range radar after USA and Israel officials warned of possible military action curtailing its nuclear program. There is great concern regarding the proposed nuclear deal. France may not submit Mideast resolution at UN...