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NA’AMAT USA 2017
Working for Women, Children and Families in Israel
Bar Paly, Israeli-American actress, (NCIS: Los Angeles and Jean-Claude Van Johnson) expresses her support for NA’AMAT USA, part of a worldwide women’s movement working to enhance the quality of life for women, children and families in Israel. NA’AMAT provides vital educational and social service programs for the people in Israel and advocates for gender equality, child welfare and women’s rights.
Deadline extended to July 31!
NA’AMAT USA is inviting proposals for the Second NA’AMAT USA Research Fellowship in Honor of Elizabeth J. Raider. A lifelong member of NA’AMAT USA, Ms. Raider is the organization’s immediate past national president. The 2017-18 theme of the fellowship program is “Jewish Women’s Contributions to Israeli Society.” Scholars from all academic disciplines working on Jewish women’s activism, critical engagement, and/or leadership in including art, medicine, culture, history, education, politics, etc. are encouraged to apply.
Supporting the victims of domestic violence at NA’AMAT’s Glickman Center
Yael Levin directs the shelter for victims of domestic violence at the NA’AMAT Glickman Center in Tel Aviv. A trained social worker, Levin has been working with battered women, their children and their spouses for more than two decades.
She recently spoke to NA’AMAT USA about her work at the Glickman Center, the problem of domestic violence and her reasons for hope.
Making Educational Dreams Come True
NA’AMAT USA Funded Scholarships Presented to Israeli Women
More than 200 young Israeli women have a clearer path toward attaining their educational goals thanks to the generosity of members of NA’AMAT USA. Eleven women pursuing PhDs in science and women’s studies are recipients of 2017 NA’AMAT Research Grants. An additional 200 women studying for undergraduate and graduate degrees received NA’AMAT Educational Scholarships. The grants and scholarships, totaling 500,000 Israeli Shekels ($142,000), were awarded in a gala ceremony held in Tel Aviv.