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 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.
The Winter 2017 Issue of NA’AMAT WOMAN is out!
Once rundown and neglected, the ancient port city has been getting a makeover. How does this affect the mixed population of Jews and Arabs?
Judy Telman moved from Skokie, Illinois to Israel 33 years ago. She and her husband, Stewart, were following in the footsteps of three of their adult children, who had previously made aliyah. Although two of those children have since returned to the United States, Judy and Stewart found a rewarding life in the Jewish homeland and currently reside inMevasseret Ziyyon on the outskirts of Jerusalem, where Judy continues her lifelong commitment to social issues and women’s rights as a volunteer for NA’AMAT Israel.
The Fall 2016 issue of NA’AMAT WOMAN is out!
Photos of summer activities of the children in Te’ena day care center in Be’er Sheva.
The Cologne Peace Daycare Center in Jaffa is unique among NA’AMAT facilities in Israel. It was the first daycare center to offer bilingual (Hebrew and Arabic) education and the first to serve a mixed population of students. Of the 67 children currently enrolled in the center approximately half are Jewish, one-quarter are Arabic-Muslim and one-quarter are Arabic-Christian.
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.