Ilana Kwartin is an attorney and heads a legal practice near Ashkelon, Israel specializing in labor law, tort law and women’s rights. She was born in the former Soviet Union and made Aliyah with her family in 1987.
Yael Levin directs the shelter for victims of domestic violence at the NA’AMAT Glickman Center in Tel Aviv. A trained social worker, Levin has been working with battered women, their children and their spouses for more than two decades.
More than 200 young Israeli women have a clearer path toward attaining their educational goals thanks to the generosity of members of NA’AMAT USA. Eleven women pursuing PhDs in science and women’s studies are recipients of 2017 NA’AMAT Research Grants. An additional 200 women studying for undergraduate and graduate degrees received NA’AMAT Educational Scholarships.
Na’amat’s Glickman Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Domestic Violence helps to save and rebuild lives.
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.
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.
Author and Boston University law professor Pnina Lahav talks with NA’AMAT USA about her forthcoming biography, “Golda Meir: Through the Gender Lens.”
Maor Kalfon Hakhmigari is the recipient of a 2016 grant from the NA’AMAT Scholarship Program, funded by NA’AMAT USA. Maor is a 32-year-old vocational psychologist living in Ramat Gan and a Ph.D. candidate at Bar-Ilan University.
Once rundown and neglected, the ancient port city has been getting a makeover. How does this affect the mixed population of Jews and Arabs?