National Council of Jewish Women

Founded in 1893, the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) in the United States of America is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights […]

Judisk Kvinnoklubben, Stockholm

Our Swedish affiliate is JKK – the Judiska Kvinnoklubben of Stockholm. JKK is a rather small society, but it is fairly active in the Swedish Jewish community. We participate in several kinds of voluntary work, especially at the Jewish Home for the Elderly in Stockholm. We pay regular visits there and arrange entertainments, from showing films […]

Consejo Espanol de Mujeres Israelitas (CEMI)

CEMI is based in the Spanish capital Madrid and has 150 members. They have met regularly every Tuesday for the past 36 years for a program of cultural activities that attracts an average of 30 to 40 women. CEMI supports their local Jewish school, Centro de Estudios Ibn Gabirol, which has approximately 300 students, funding […]

Union of Jewish Women of South Africa

The Union of Jewish Women of South Africa (UJW of SA), established in 1931, is a dynamic national organisation which has branches in six major cities around the country. We concentrate our efforts on two sections of society:  the needy in our own Jewish communities in the six cities and on the disadvantaged in the general […]

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 […]