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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.
Golda Meir: Through the Gender Lens.
Erela Glickman is the principal at NA’AMAT’s Technology High School and College in Rishon LeZion, Israel’s fourth largest city. The school serves disadvantaged students from the surrounding area, offering high school courses and two-years of college-level training in engineering and other technical disciplines. Students who complete the full course receive a certificate that can help them secure technical positions during their subsequent service in the Israel Defense Force and, ultimately, go on to meaningful and well-paid careers.
NA’AMAT USA Impacting Lives
Chellie Goldwater Wilensky in Israel
For Israel’s most vulnerable citizens, NA’AMAT acts as a bridge to a better life. Its daycare centers, high schools, women’s centers and other programs provide critical services to children from disadvantaged backgrounds, at-risk youth, new immigrants, victims of domestic abuse and others in need. NA’AMAT USA president Chellie Goldwater Wilensky recently had an opportunity to witness first-hand the organization’s success in helping women, children and families meet life’s challenges