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.
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 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.
Reseda resident Zita Gluskin and Rabbi Nina Feinstein were honored for lifelong contributions to Jewish communities in the United States and Israel at the Distinguished Community Leader Award Luncheon hosted by the San Fernando Valley Council of NA’AMAT USA.
NA’AMAT USA joined the American Jewish Archives and the University of Cincinnati, Department of History as co-sponsors of a special reception centering on the life and legacy of the late Golda Meir and to dedicate the papers of the late Phyllis Sutker.
Aviva Club at Buffalo Grove Days selling water and good humor!