Our 41st National Convention, “Rock with NA’AMAT”was jam-packed with exciting speakers, NA’AMAT USA departmental reports, new videos, trips to museums, interactive sessions and gala evening sessions with great entertainment! The 4 days were energizing, informative, interesting and a chance to meet with NA’AMAT USA members from around the country as well as NA’AMAT leaders from Israel, Brazil and Canada. Special thanks to Chellie Goldwater Wilensky, Convention Chair, who truly made all this possible!Details
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WHEREAS trafficking occurs in every country, in all fifty states, and in all cities and towns, both large and small;Details
NA'AMAT debuted a unique campaign geared towards fathers to become more equal partners and take responsibility through joint parenting.
Foreign dignitaries tour the NA’AMAT Glickman Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Domestic Violence in the Family in Tel Aviv on Thursday Photo: GPO
The day’s activities focused on strengthening the status of women and on cooperation between Jewish and Arab women.
The global community marked International Women’s Day on Saturday. On Thursday, the Government Press Office, the Ambassadors Club of Israel, led by Ambassador Yitzhak Eldan and Na’amat – Movement of Working Women & Volunteers joined in the celebrations with a tour for foreign diplomats and journalists.
“There is a glass ceiling for women today and there are very few who have been able to break it and reach top positions, these women need to support each other whether they are from Israel or abroad,” Galia Wolloch, president of NA’AMAT Israel, told The Jerusalem Post during the tour.Details
Elizabeth Raider, National NA’AMAT USA President, has announced that a select group of young and talented members of NA’AMAT USA from around the United States have returned from a 10-day mission to Israel where they inspected and learned about the inner workings of its educational and diverse facilities for the women, youth and children in Israel.
Led by Jan Gurvich, National Fundraising Vice-President and organized by Ivy Liebross, National Leadership Vice-President, the group visited day care centers, multipurpose daycare centers, technological and agricultural high schools, a women’s shelter, and the Women’s Rights Center, and also met with high-ranking personalities involved in the day-to-day operation of NA’AMAT facilities in Israel.Details
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…Details
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.Details
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.Details
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.Details
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.Details