NA’AMAT WOMAN

Spring 2015
“On the Road with NA’AMAT”
“French Jews: Is it time to come home?”

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Spotlight: Nadera Tannous

Helping Girls in Nazareth
Build Better Lives



Nadera Tannous is the director of the NA’AMAT Technological School, a high school in Nazareth that helps Israeli Arab girls, who have previously struggled in school, become empowered and contributing members of society. The school prepares girls for college and also provides vocational training in a variety of careers.

NaderaIt has helped many girls, who might otherwise have been consigned to lives of poverty, to complete their education and to become independent. The school occupies a beautiful, multi-million dollar facility that was built in 2012 through a unique partnership between NA’AMAT USA, the Irwin Green family and Israel’s Ministry of Education. (more…)





 

NA’AMAT USA Attends International Solidarity Conference in Israel

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.
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NA’AMAT USA to Send Delegation to International Conference in Israel

US delegates will be honored as guests of Israel’s president at opening session and later attend groundbreaking ceremonies for a new day care center.

NA’AMAT USA will send a delegation of more than 30 members to the annual NA’AMAT International Conference scheduled for February 10-16 in Israel. The delegation will be led by national president Elizabeth Raider and will include national officers and representatives from chapters across the United States. The NA’AMAT USA delegation will be honored as special guests of the President of Israel, Reuven Rivlin, during the conference’s opening session on February 10. Raider will address the group on behalf of NA’AMAT USA and 8 sister countries.
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Watch Shirli Shavit

Members of NA’AMAT USA recently gathered at a home in Sherman Oaks, Calif. to hear a presentation by Shirli Shavit, Director of the  International Department of NA’AMAT Israel, on the organization’s work to protect its Day Care centers in Israel during this time of conflict.

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NA’AMAT WOMAN

Spring 2015
“On the Road with NA’AMAT”
“French Jews: Is it time to come home?”

Read it here!
NAAMAT_WOMAN_SPRING_2015





Spotlight: Nadera Tannous

Helping Girls in Nazareth
Build Better Lives



Nadera Tannous is the director of the NA’AMAT Technological School, a high school in Nazareth that helps Israeli Arab girls, who have previously struggled in school, become empowered and contributing members of society. The school prepares girls for college and also provides vocational training in a variety of careers.

NaderaIt has helped many girls, who might otherwise have been consigned to lives of poverty, to complete their education and to become independent. The school occupies a beautiful, multi-million dollar facility that was built in 2012 through a unique partnership between NA’AMAT USA, the Irwin Green family and Israel’s Ministry of Education. Continue Reading





NA’AMAT USA Attends International Solidarity Conference in Israel

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.
Groundbreaking
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Much More Than a Mom

By Galia Wolloch, president, NA’AMAT Israel

Every year, in honor of International Women’s Day, depressing statistics are published on the inconceivable wage gaps of approximately 30% between women and men. The fact causing the most despair is that the gap has remained at a similar rate for decades already, as if there have been no cultural, social and structural changes in the country.

galia2It is no secret that one of the major causes of the gaps in status and wages is the fact that women still tend to take upon themselves (or accept) primary responsibility for childcare. Even though women have fully entered the job market and constitute about half of it, their traditional role as caretakers of children has not been reduced accordingly – and this dual burden makes it difficult for them to integrate and advance.
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Spotlight: Hagit Pe’er

Caring for Women and Children in the Negev

Hagit Pe’er is the chairperson of NA’AMAT in the Negev Region. She oversees 14 day care centers, two targeting at-risk youth, as well as a women’s rights center that provides legal counseling and other services to more than 1,300 women and families each year.

HagitPeerPe’er joined NA’AMAT in 2011. Previously, she was a product specialist with a telecommunications company with expertise in security services. In her current role, she applies her technical and managerial skills to the challenges of caring for and educating young children, and helping women overcome poverty, workplace and family issues. Continue Reading





An Interview with NA’AMAT Israel Attorney Gali Etzion

Fighting for Equality for Women in Israel

The following is the first in a series of interviews with people active in NA’AMAT’s programs in Israel and elsewhere in the world. We hope you will enjoy these dialogues with thoughtful and inspiring women (and men) who are working to improve the lives of women, children and families.
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For nearly 90 years, NA’AMAT USA, International Movement of Zionist Women,
has had one mission: to support the women and children of Israel through its sister organization in Israel. With former pioneer women leaders such as Golda Meir, NA’AMAT is made up of 350,000 members with local clubs worldwide advocating for the advancement of women’s status and providing vital social services. Through its 233 day care centers, NA’AMAT provides affordable day care to nearly 17,000 preschoolers. NA’AMAT’s 20 technological high schools, 20 multi-purpose centers and two youth villages, we provide a safe empowering environment for at-risk youth. Last year alone, NA’AMAT provided 165 scholarships for women seeking college and higher education degrees. Couple that with a 24-hour hotline, five women’s right centers and a domestic violence center, NA’AMAT stands out as the leading advocate for women and single most important provider of core social services - legal counseling, education, child care, health and much more. We are proud of the work NA’AMAT does.

Help make a difference by joining NA’AMAT:
Be a part of A Voice for Women & Children, A Voice for Israel.

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