Emergency Appeal

In addition to WIZO’s normal operations, WIZO is now operating 10 special day care centres in hospitals for children of different ages and appropriate materials and activities are needed for the children who are in the shelters all day long.

Purchase a ticket to have a chance to own this one of a kind artwork that depicts the beauty of the Bibas family who are currently being held hostage in Gaza.

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2024: The Year After

In so many ways, we are all still stuck in 2023, on October 7, 2023 to be more precise. But life must, and does, go ...
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World Wizo President, Anat Vidor featured in AJN

New World WIZO president at Kibbutz Kfar Aza FORMER WIZO NSW president Anat Vidor received the tremendous honour and responsibility of being elected as World ...
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The WIZO EGM was held online this year due to the current situation in Israel. Esther Mor stepped down as World WIZO President, and the ...
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Safety Net Campaign


WIZO’s Safety Net Program was created to help women leave the cycle of abuse, to find independence and stay safe and strong. To ensure women all over Israel have a safety net, we need your help.

What is WIZO

WIZO is a non-partisan, international Zionist movement of women who volunteer for the benefit of society in Israel. Since 1920, the year WIZO was founded in the United Kingdom, WIZO, with the support of its members throughout the world, helped the Jewish Community in Eretz Israel to educate society towards humanitarianism  and equal rights; supporting women, children and youth within the framework  of the community.

Today, WIZO embraces Israeli society with both arms; one arm cares for, serves, assists and supports, whilst the other fights, struggles and strives for the benefit of the children, women, elderly, new immigrants and all sectors of society in Israel. WIZO is an active leading force for social and educational activism and for the struggle to improve the position of women in Israeli society, and is one of the most important agents for change in Israel.

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Our Mission

WIZO, the Women’s International Zionist Organisation, is a non-party international movement dedicated to creating a brighter tomorrow for those in Israel who need our help. 

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Our Vision

A Zionistic, humanistic Israeli society based on equal opportunities, focused on education and welfare for women children and youth, in cooperation with the diaspora and all friends of Israel.

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Our Story

WIZO is the largest welfare organisation in Israel, partnering with the Israeli government for a stronger and better Israeli Society.

Women of Influence

In honour of World WIZO’s 100th birthday celebrations in July 2020, WIZO NSW is proud to recognise the most influential, inspirational and visionary women of the past century.

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1. Gal Gadot

Gal is the Israeli girl turned Hollywood star who’s inspiring young Jewish girls everywhere. Born in 1985 in Rosh HaAyin, Gal’s life changed when she ...
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2. Golda Meir

A list of this kind simply has to have our Golda on it. Israel’s fourth Prime Minister, she was the first woman to be elected ...
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3. Sheryl Sandberg

Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg, has inspired a generation with her best-selling books, ‘Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead’ & ‘Option B: Facing ...
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4. Hannah Szenes

Hannah Szenes: Poet, Special Operations Executive and national heroine in Israel, where several streets, a kibbutz and the headquarters of the Zionist Youth Movement bear ...
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5. Pink

Before she was one of the world’s best-selling artists, Pink was an aspiring young Jewish singer known as Alecia Moore. The singer broke out in ...
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6. Dr Ruth Westheimer

This German sex therapist is better known as ‘Dr Ruth’, and her widely published advice on all things to do with sexuality has made her ...
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7. Hedy Lamarr

Described by director Max Reinhart as ‘the most beautiful woman in Europe’, Hedy Lamarr was the Austrian-American Jewess whose wartime films made her one of ...
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8. Betty Wilkenfeld

From Ballet shoes to Israeli welfare, Betty was single minded, committed and passionate. Arriving as a young girl in Australia in the 30’s and working ...
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9. Susan Wojcicki

Susan Wojcicki is one of the biggest names in tech, as one of Google’s founding team and current CEO of digital giant, YouTube. Born in ...
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10. Helena Glaser

Honorary President World WIZO, President World Zionist Council, and a Member of the Jewish Agency Board of Governors, Helena Glaser is the epitome of generosity, ...
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