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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...

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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...

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NEW LEADERSHIP

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...

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NCJWA Condemns the Robinson’s Arch Decision

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...

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Mitzvah Day Concert (WA)

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Pink Sunday (WA)

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Status of Women Report

This must necessarily be very brief as Negba Weiss-Dolev and I have only just taken on the role of co-chairing this committee. In consideration of the taking of this position we have consulted with various Directors of sections to find out  what the organization as...

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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...

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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...

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