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NCJWA launches new website

The NCJWA National Office is excited to announce the launch of its new website, in time for International Women’s Day. This new website brings an updated face to the organisation, with an events calendar that will showcase the activity of each of the sections and...

ICJW Video Release

New video from the International Council of Jewish Women (ICJW) that shows the work and history of this incredible organisation of which we are proud to be an...

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...

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...

New NSW Laws to Target Incitement of Violence

We commend the New South Wales government and NSW Attorney General Mark Speakman on the announcement on 5 June 2018 that it will replace provisions in the state’s Anti-Discrimination Act that have proven ineffective in punishing individuals who incite or encourage...

ICJW Quadrennial Convention 2018

The International Council of Jewish Women concluded its Quadrennial Convention at a closing dinner on May 30th 2018. The retiring ICJW President Robyn Lenn OAM, the first Australian to be installed as President of ICJW in over a century of the organisation’s...

Statement on Irish Abortion Referendum

National Council of Jewish Women of Australia (NCJWA) congratulates the people of Ireland on their historic vote on 25 May 2018 to repeal the 8th amendment to the country’s constitution, allowing the government to legislate for abortion. NCJWA promotes the...