NA’AMAT USA has appointed Deanna Migdal National Executive Director. Deanna will work alongside our President and National Board of Directors in leading the organization, managing current activities and planning for its future.
NA’AMAT USA’s Gala Celebration in Las Vegas was a huge success. It was a weekend of fun and inspiring speakers, a chance to reconnect with old friends, and a great opportunity to celebrate 90 years of supporting women, children and families in Israel. We are very grateful to those whose hard work made it possible, and for all those wonderful members and friends who took time from their busy lives to attend.
Event marks the 1-year anniversary of the opening of LA Family Housing’s Day Street Apartments.
More than two dozen formerly homeless residents of the Day Street Apartments enjoyed an afternoon of good food, door prizes and fun at a special celebration marking the residential facility’s one-year anniversary. The San Fernando Valley Council of NA’AMAT USA hosted the July 19th event on behalf of LA Family Housing, which operates the contemporary 45-unit housing complex. Opened last July in the Los Angeles suburb of Tujunga, the Day Street Apartments provide permanent homes to single adults affected by chronic homelessness.
Program supported by NA’AMAT USA and NA’AMAT Canada provides more than $100,000 in scholarship and grants annually to female students in Israel.
Nearly 200 female students received university scholarships to study engineering, science, medicine and other fields at the annual NA’AMAT Scholarship Ceremony held last week in Israel. Sponsored by NA’AMAT USA and NA’AMAT Canada, the program helps women of merit from every level of Israeli society complete their degrees. Scholarships are designed to help them escape poverty, attain promising careers and become contributing members of Israeli society.
NA’AMAT International Solidarity Conference 2015
More than 30 members of NA’AMAT USA, representing chapters across the country, traveled to Israel last month to take part in the first ever NA’AMAT International Solidarity Conference. During the busy and inspirational week-long event, delegates made new friends among their sisters from Israel, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and Uruguay, and visited NA’AMAT facilities in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Karmiel, Beersheva, Lod and other sites.
US delegates meet Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, attend groundbreaking for a new day care center.
Leaders of NA’AMAT USA joined representatives of the organization from Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Belgium, Argentina, Uruguay and Israel last week for the first NA’AMAT International Solidarity Conference in Israel. The delegation, led by national president Elizabeth Raider, were special guests of the President of Israel Reuven Rivlin during the conference’s opening session on February 10. Raider addressed the group on behalf of NA’AMAT USA.
US delegates will be honored as guests of Israel’s president at opening session and later attend groundbreaking ceremonies for a new day care center.
NA’AMAT USA will send a delegation of more than 30 members to the annual NA’AMAT International Conference scheduled for February 10-16 in Israel. The delegation will be led by national president Elizabeth Raider and will include national officers and representatives from chapters across the United States. The NA’AMAT USA delegation will be honored as special guests of the President of Israel, Reuven Rivlin, during the conference’s opening session on February 10. Raider will address the group on behalf of NA’AMAT USA and 8 sister countries.
The Zionist women’s organization NA’AMAT USA, the sister movement of Na’amat Israel, is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for women, children, and families in Israel, the U.S., and around the world. Founded in 1925, NA’AMAT USA (originally named Pioneer Women) has a rich and storied history. Over the course of many decades, it has been instrumental in helping to create, build, and sustain the State of Israel.
Shirli Shavit thanks NA’AMAT USA members for emergency funding to safeguard children and families from violence.
Shirli Shavit, Director of the International Department of NA’AMAT Israel, said that the organization is acting swiftly to secure day care centers and assist children and families traumatized by violence during the current crisis in Israel—but that more needs to be done. Shavit’s remarks came during a special gathering of NA’AMAT USA members at a private home in Sherman Oaks. The event was chaired by NA’AMAT Western Area Coordinator Hilary Botchin.
Newly relocated National Office in Los Angeles NA’AMAT USA held the grand opening of its new national office and headquarters on Thursday, June 12, 2014 with an outpouring of support and visitors. A Certificate of Congressional Recognition was presented to NA’AMAT National President Liz Raider by Los Angeles City Councilman Bob Blumenfield (3rd District) and…