World Wizo President, Anat Vidor featured in AJN

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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 WIZO’s new president, during its 2024 Enlarged General Meeting (EGM), held online on January 10. When making the announcement, the global women’s Zionist movement’s executive chair, Anita Friedman, noted how … Read more

Israel is at War. WIZO is on the Ground.

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WIZO is everywhere. All the time. Dear friend, I would like to thank you for your kind donation to WIZO, and to take this opportunity to give you a glimpse of the work we have been doing with your support. As Israel’s largest social welfare and educational organization, WIZO is uniquely positioned to bring our … Read more

WIZO’s Men’s Hotline featured on one of Israel’s leading news channels

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WIZO’s groundbreaking Men’s Hotline for men caught in the cycle of domestic violence was recently featured on one of Israel’s leading news channels, Channel 13. The segment interviews Avi Mor, the director of the program, and describes the importance of treating not only the women victims, but also the perpetrators, who are often themselves victims of life circumstances.


International Holocaust Remembrance Day

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The 27th of January is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. This day has been designated by the United Nations and coincides with the liberation of the Auschwitz Death Camp. Today and every day, we remember over 6 million Jews murdered by the Nazis. We also remember Roma and Sinti, LGBTQ+, political dissidents and all who were … Read more

WIZO 2022 in Review

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2022 in Review: WIZO bears a strong sense of humanitarian responsibility for Jews in times of distress. So when war broke out in Europe, we took in 75 Ukrainian child refugees who desperately needed to escape the terror. They were welcomed with open arms to our WIZO youth villages. We appealed to our worldwide federations … Read more

WIZO ranked among the best employers in Israel

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We are proud to be included, for the second year in a row, in Statista’s “150 Best Employers in Israel” rankings, in collaboration with Globes. Statista publishes globally established rankings and company listings with high-profile media partners. For the full rankings, click here. This great success is shared by us all!

News from Jerusalem

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This week, a new and important leadership program was launched in Jerusalem, thanks to the vision and initiative of the WIZO Jerusalem branch chairperson. The program’s goal is to promote gender equality and prevent violence against women in Jerusalem’s community organizations and educational institutions. The program trains top leadership to change the culture at their … Read more

Speaker of the Knesset Mickey Levy and his wife, Nurit, visited a WIZO shelter

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Speaker of the Knesset Mickey Levy and his wife, Nurit, visited a WIZO shelter this week, hosted by WIZO President Esther Mor together with the staff of the Division for the Advancement of the Status of Women. They discussed WIZO’s leadership, the challenges in combating violence against women, assisting in their rehabilitation after leaving the … Read more

It’s ‘Naaleh’ Time of Year

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For WIZO Nahalal, Hadassim and Nachlat Yehuda, it’s that time of year: Every day, planes landing at Ben Gurion Airport bring us Na’aleh kids from east and west, north and south. Here, a welcome party from CHW Hadassim waits to greet children from Brazil, Equador and Mexico:

WIZO @ 102

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WIZO@102: Female empowerment has always been a cornerstone of WIZO’s mission. In 1947, WIZO commemorated the cornerstone-laying of a new vocational school for girls in Haifa. The school provided young women with the chance to grow socially and professionally, empowering them to contribute positively to Israeli society. On stage is WIZO’s legendary founder, Rebecca Sieff.

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