Statement on Same Sex Marriage

National Council of Jewish Women of Australia supports same sex marriage as part of its stand against discrimination. Based on the human right to equality, we believe that civil marriage under the Marriage Act should be available to all people, regardless of their...

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...

Statement on 18C & Freedom of Speech

We believe that the Racial Discrimination Act (RDA) plays a crucial role in ensuring that vulnerable people are protected from hate speech and vilification based on race. We believe that freedom of speech is a very important right but not an absolute right and is not...

Mitzvah Day Concert (WA)

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