International Human Trafficking & Social Justice Conference

The National Council of Jewish Women of Canada was invited to participate in the 19th Annual International Human Trafficking and Social Justice Conference organized online by The University of Toledo’s Human Trafficking and Social Justice Institute and the Lucas County Human Trafficking Coalition, from September 21-23, 2022.  The NCJWC Human Trafficking Committee was established by the […]

Rosh Hashanah 2022

Happy New Year 2022 from ICJW President Lilian Grinberg and from members of the Executive of the International Council of Jewish Women all around the world. MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT Rosh Hashanah is the anniversary of the creation of mankind. The union of the people is important not only because it allows us to maintain […]

ICJW Focuses on Ageing

At the ICJW Convention in Jerusalem in May 2022, a unanimous resolution was passed on ageing, with a focus on older women. The resolution noted that a human rights approach to support the protection of older people, especially women, was necessary, and encouraged the ICJW representatives at the UN to continue supporting a Convention on […]

Canadian Meeting to Discuss Antisemitism

Debbie Wasserman, President of the National Council of Jewish Women of Canada (NCJWC), was invited to join a roundtable discussion about antisemitism with Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Melanie Joly. She reports: “On Thursday, August 11, 2022, I was honoured to be invited by our member of parliament,  Ya-ara Saks, to a roundtable discussion with Canada’s […]

Latin American Forum to Combat Antisemitism

Dr. Mirta Goldstein, Vice President of ICJW, attended the Latin American Forum to Combat Antisemitism in July 2022 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This is her report.(Click here for Spanish version) In a pluralistic, international and friendly environment, I had the privilege of representing the International Council of Jewish Women and the Network of Argentine Jewish […]

Topical Statement on Solidarity with the Victims of the War in the Ukraine

May, 2022 The shocking invasion of Ukraine has subjected ordinary citizens, and especially women, children, and the elderly, to extreme vulnerability. The humanitarian needs both in Ukraine and among Ukrainian refugees are immediate and increasing. As war and related displacement heighten risks, especially with regard to sexual violence and human trafficking, the International Council of […]

ICJW Resolutions, May 2022

The following Resolutions were passed by the ICJW Executive at the ICJW Quadrennial Convention in Jerusalem, Israel, in May 2022, including Resolutions on women’s role in conflict resolution, and on the impact of climate change, and a Topical Statement on the war in the Ukraine. Click on the links to see the full text: RESOLUTION […]