Humans of Conflict in Prague

The Czech Council of Jewish Women organized a discussion about the Grassroots Struggle for Peace Between Israelis and Palestinians, as part of the FORUM 2000 – Festival of Democracy in Prague in October 2019. CJW President Alice Gruenfeld Vesela explains how they invited two speakers from the Middle East to attend the conference and speak […]

ICJW European Conference in Athens

ICJW’s 16th European Conference will be held on November 3 – 5, 2019, in Athens, Greece, an Ever-Changing City, with the theme: “Learning from the Past, Inspired by the Present, ICJW Prepares for the Future”. This will be ICJW’s first event in the home city of its newest affiliate, ICJW Greece. The Conference will include […]

ICJW Executive Discusses Protection of Human Rights

The ICJW Executive Meeting in Toronto, Canada, issued three Topical Statements concerning the protection of human rights. The Executive Meeting was kindly hosted by the NCJW Toronto branch at Council House on May 27 & 28, 2019. The Executive issued the following three Topical Statements concerning the protection of human rights: Topical Statement 1ICJW congratulates […]

ICJW at the Knesset

President Penelope Conway and other representatives of ICJW were invited to attend a meeting of the Council of Women’s Organizations of Israel at the Knesset in Jerusalem. This important meeting took place on the day before the opening of the new parliamentary session, to discuss legislative priorities on women’s issues. Delegates from many of the […]

CSW63 – ICJW joins international NGOs

A large delegation from ICJW will attend the 63rd Commission on the Status of Women in New York from 11-22 March 2019, including ICJW President Penelope Conway. The Commission’s priority theme is social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. It’s review theme, […]

Making a Difference at CSW63

ICJW’s representatives at the UN in New York have helped to organize an NGO CSW side event during CSW63 entitled: “Critical Mass to Gender Parity—Women in Government Do Make a Difference!” This will be part of ICJW’s participation in the 63rd Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations in New York from […]

ICJW Executive Meeting in Paris

The ICJW Executive met in November 2018 in Paris to discuss their priorities for the coming years. They convened in the Center Rachi, visited the Paris Jewish Museum, and enjoyed a Seine River Cruise and other opportunities for sight-seeing and networking with the local Jewish community. Almost 40 women attended from Australia, USA, Latin America, […]

Preserving the History of ICJW

ICJW is one of only a few international Jewish organizations whose historical archive is hosted by the Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People in Jerusalem and updated regularly. Updating the ICJW Archive Dee Hart and Sarah Manning from ICJW visited the Central Archives to deposit documents from the Presidency of Robyn Lenn […]

NCJW Relocates HQ to Washington

The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is moving its headquarters from New York to Washington, in order to enhance their power to make change happen on the most urgent social and economic challenges facing women, children, and families. Led by new President Beatrice Kahn, this move marks the start of a new chapter as […]

Welcome from the ICJW President

Welcome to the new website of the International Council of Jewish Women. I hope that you found the information about our organisation that you were looking for. If not please contact us and and we will try to respond as soon as possible. Since being installed in May 2018 at the Quadrennial Convention held in […]