National Council of Jewish Women of Australia
The Voice of Australian Jewish Women

"Women working together can achieve anything"
Dr Fanny Reading MBE

National Award Recipients 2015

Honour Badge

The Honour Badge is the highest honour awarded, in recognition of a volunteer’s service to their section over many years. Recipients are nominated by their section and the Honour Badges are awarded at National Conference by the National President.

Gail Paratz
Brisbane

Janet Frommer
Canberra

Barbara Shotland
New South Wales

Vivien Brass
Victoria

Valeria Frank
West Australia

National President’s Award

Shirley Glance
Victoria

National President’s Gold Honour Badge Award

Sylvia Deutsch
Canberra

Barbara Stewart-Kann OAM
Gold Coast

NCJWA Miriam Stein Memorial Trophy

The Miriam Stein Memorial Trophy is awarded for exceptional vision and leadership in the promotion of interfaith relations.

Dr Anita Shroot
Canberra

Fanny Reading Scholarship

Inaugurated in 1973 during the Golden Jubilee Conference, the Fanny Reading Scholarships are awarded to acknowledge and encourage leadership potential among younger members. The award recipient is proposed by their Section Board of Management and the prize assists with attendance at the Quadrennial Conference, where scholarship winners are expected to attend all sessions, research and report on a particular aspect of the work of NCJWA.

Mandi Chonowitz-Jacobson
New South Wales

Deborah Strauch
Victoria

Shelley London
Western Australia