On Sunday, June 11, NA’AMAT USA Pittsburgh Council held its annual President’s Day/Donor Brunch, as a large group of members, family and friends gathered for an afternoon of inspiring stories, good food and lively entertainment.
It was a beautiful spring morning as the Western Area of NA’AMAT USA hosted its first 5K Walk June 4th at Lake Balboa Park in Encino. Dozens of people, ranging in age from babies in strollers on up, walked three times around scenic Lake Balboa to complete the 3.1-mile course.
Na’amat’s Glickman Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Domestic Violence helps to save and rebuild lives.
NA’AMAT USA is pleased to invite 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.
Broward and Palm Beach councils of NA’AMAT USA held their annual Donor Luncheons May 3rd and 4th, respectively, to celebrate their members’ outstanding fundraising efforts in behalf of women, children and families in Israel. Donors were recognized for taking part in a wide range of activities that have provided critical funding for NA’AMAT.
On April 30th, NA’AMAT USA’s San Fernando Valley Council held its Annual Spring Luncheon, one of its most highly anticipated events of the year. More than 200 members, family and friends convened at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Westlake Village for a lively afternoon of food, fundraising and fun under the theme “Women Celebrating Women.”
NA’AMAT USA’s Cleveland Council drew an overflow crowd for its annual Tikkun Olam Award Presentation, held April 25th at the Beechmont Country Club in Orange, Ohio. The event, honoring Rabbi Rosette Barron Haim of The Temple-Tifereth Israel, also set a record for fundraising with the evening’s donations earmarked for NA’AMAT’s scholarship and grant programs in Israel.
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.
In a lively discussion at New York’s Jewish Museum, three Jewish women writers talked to a packed house about their new books and feminism today.
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.