Association ESTER

Association ESTER is the organization of Jewish women in Slovakia based in the town of Košice, the second largest city in Slovakia. In January 2010, our organization celebrated its 10th birthday, but we started to organize our activities already 15 years ago as a club for Jewish women. The main aim of Association ESTER is to […]

Federation of Jewish Women’s Organization (HAVA)

The “HAVA” Russia Jewish Women’s Association was established in 1991 with the support of International Council of Jewish Women. Today “Hava Russia” unites more than 35 women’s clubs and programs in more than 15 cities of Russia and the FSU. Our programs give an opportunity to our women to acquire one more specialty, giving them […]

Czulent Jewish Association

The Czulent Jewish Association was established in 2004 as an independent association of Jews in Poland. Association  members have different interests and views but share the belief that Jewish identity is something precious that needs  to be nurtured and strengthened. The Society is open both to those who are inclined to religion and to those whose Jewishness […]

Council of Jewish Women of New Zealand

The Council of Jewish Women of New Zealand was founded in 1929.  It has two branches who meet regularly, and 5 branches where the women receive the mail and pass it on.  At these 5 branches the women have input into policy etc. The Council branch in Auckland meets four times a year, participating in […]

Voluntarias Judeo Mexicanas

Voluntarias Judeo Mexicanas (VJM) – Mexican Jewish Volunteers – became ICJW’s Mexico affiliate in 2013.  They are a Jewish women’s group based in in Mexico City who help Mexican families with low incomes, working closely with a number of local educational and healthcare organizations. Currently the organization has 40 members. Members of the VJM volunteer at the National […]

Council of Women’s Organizations in Israel

The Council of Women’s Organizations in Israel (the CWOI), founded in 1953, is the umbrella organization which includes the 10 biggest women’s organizations in Israel. The main issues dealt with by the CWOI are raising awareness and introducing legislation concerning the rights and status of Women and Family, parity in decision-making bodies, enhancement in the […]

Esther’s House Association

The following are the current projects of the Esther’s House Association in Hungary: Organizing story-reading events and promoting the recently published book “Daughters, Mothers – Untold Stories by Jewish Women”.  The readers / presenters are Holocaust survivor women and “daughters” from the 2nd generation. Working on the English translation of this book (through Brandeis University) […]

Jewish Women’s Federation

The Jewish Women’s Federation (Jüdischer Frauenbund or JFB) was founded in 1904 by Bertha Pappenheim as a religious organisation for Jewish women. She helped to unify Germany’s various Jewish social work groups in Germany into a central council (ZWST). She advocated strongly against the trafficking of women, shocking the very conservative Jewish community which did […]

Lea – Jewish Women’s Organization of Georgia

The ICJW affiliate in Georgia is the LEA International Foundation which affiliated with ICJW in 2000. The organization is run by volunteers, led by a board and a president, and has approximately 110 members. LEA consists of: Youth and Children Department; Georgian Jewish Information Center; Jewish Women’s Council; A network of different NGO leaders (including a large […]

Coopération Féminine

The Coopération Féminine is an association of volunteer Jewish women in France and is affiliated with the Fonds Social Juif Unifié (FSJU) The Coopération Féminine is involved in social, cultural and educational fields. Its main activities are: – Visits to lonely seniors – Visits to prisoners in Paris area prisons – Help for children with learning difficulties […]