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Queensland Abortion Laws

Queensland Abortion Laws

NCJWA Statement on QLD Parliamentary vote to decriminalise abortion   Jewish Women Support the Queensland Abortion Vote   The National Council of Jewish Women of Australia congratulates the Queensland Parliament on its historic vote on 17 October 2018 to...
Tribute to Sylvia Gelman AM MBE (z”l)

Tribute to Sylvia Gelman AM MBE (z”l)

We are deeply saddened at the passing of Sylvia Gelman AM MBE, our mentor and wise woman. Sylvia was National President from 1973 to 1979, Life Governor from 1988, Honorary Life member of ICJW and NCJWA Victoria. She was also President of the National Council of Women...

International Council of Jewish Women Working for Women World-Wide

International Council of Jewish Women, more than one hundred years old, is an umbrella organisation incorporating Jewish women’s organisations and members from thirty five countries. ICJW’s wide span covers five regional areas, from Europe and North...

Pursuing the Extradition of Malka Leifer

Malka Leifer is the ex-Principal of the Addass School in Melbourne. Rather than face criminal charges relating to the alleged sexual abuse of a number of girls in her charge, she fled to Israel. National Council of Jewish Women Australia met with Israeli Ambassador...
NEW LEADERSHIP

NEW LEADERSHIP

During Plenary we held workshops as part of our current strategic review. This review will position us as a thought leader and activist organisation for Jewish women in Australia and streamline our operations. In addition, our longstanding affiliation with the...
NCJWA Condemns the Robinson’s Arch Decision

NCJWA Condemns the Robinson’s Arch Decision

NCJWA condemns the decision of the Israeli government to resile from its commitment regarding the establishment of an egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall. This is a blow to Jewish pluralism within Israel and in the Diaspora. NCJWA is committed to Jewish...