Mitzvah Day Sunshine Across South Africa

The Union of Jewish Women South Africa (UJW SA), a national NGO with branches across the country, celebrated Mitzvah Day in November 2022, as it has done for many years. Mitzvah Day is an international event that brings together over 40,000 people around the world – Jewish and non-Jewish – who come together to give […]

Volunteering with Mexico’s Elderly Citizens

To mark the International Day of Older Persons, we visit ICJW’s affiliates in Mexico to hear about the support provided by Jewish volunteers in elderly homes, and the facilities provided for older persons in the Jewish community. For the last 9 years, Becky Stern has worked at two elderly homes as part of “Voluntarias judeo-mexicanas”, […]

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 […]

Watch the Online ICJW Seminar

Does feminine leadership have special characteristics?How have female leaders been coping with the uncertainties of COVID 19? Have we shown resilience and seized opportunities to do things differently? Click here to watch the Seminar on YouTube SEMINAR PROGRAM Click here to download the Seminar Program (22 page PDF) The Seminar is free of charge but we […]