NA’AMAT USA Research Fellowship Program

The Zionist women’s organization NA’AMAT USA, the sister movement of Na’amat Israel, is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for women, children, and families in Israel, the U.S., and around the world. Founded in 1925, NA’AMAT USA (originally named Pioneer Women) has a rich and storied history. Over the course of many decades, it has been instrumental in helping to create, build, and sustain the State of Israel. (more…)





 

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 Leader Describes Efforts to Protect Day Care Centers during “Operation Protective Edge”

Shirli Shavit thanks NA’AMAT USA members for emergency funding to safeguard children and families from violence.

Shirli Shavit, Director of the  International Department of NA’AMAT Israel, said that the organization is acting swiftly to secure day care centers and assist children and families traumatized by violence during the current crisis in Israel—but that more needs to be done. Shavit’s remarks came during a special gathering of NA’AMAT USA members at a private home in Sherman Oaks. The event was chaired by NA’AMAT Western Area Coordinator Hilary Botchin. (more…)





 

NA’AMAT USA Celebrates Grand Opening

Newly relocated National Office in Los Angeles NA’AMAT USA held the grand opening of its new national office and headquarters on Thursday, June 12, 2014 with an outpouring of support and visitors. A Certificate of Congressional Recognition was presented to NA’AMAT National President Liz Raider by Los Angeles City Councilman Bob Blumenfield (3rd District) and Field Representative Mathew Vallecilla on behalf of Congressman Brad Sherman (U.S. House of Representatives, 30th District, California).





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NA’AMAT USA Research Fellowship Program

The Zionist women’s organization NA’AMAT USA, the sister movement of Na’amat Israel, is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for women, children, and families in Israel, the U.S., and around the world. Founded in 1925, NA’AMAT USA (originally named Pioneer Women) has a rich and storied history. Over the course of many decades, it has been instrumental in helping to create, build, and sustain the State of Israel. Continue Reading





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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.

Click “Continue Reading” to watch a video of Shirli’s talk.

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Operation Protective Edge

Dear Friends,

The challenges of daily life in Israel during the present situation of waiting for the next siren, running for a safe place when rockets begin to fall and trying to keep your family safe, have become an all-too-familiar part of the daily routine for many Israelis..

The following letter and photos are from an e-mail I received today from Shirli Shavit, Director, NA’AMAT International Department in Israel. Continue Reading





Urgent Update from NAAMAT Israel

Operation Protective Edge

Despite the recent hope that there might be a cease-fire, rockets have continued to rain down in southern Israel and as well as in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Haifa. The first Israeli civilian casualty was announced July 15. NA’AMAT Israel has been systematically checking on our 233 Day Care Centers, located all over Israel, to determine the extent of the need to reinforce our facilities and safeguard our children and caregivers. Continue Reading





Foreign dignitaries mark Int’l Women’s Day in Israel with tour of NA’AMAT shelters

The day’s activities focused on strengthening the status of women and on cooperation between Jewish and Arab women.

The global community marked International Women’s Day on Saturday. On Thursday, the Government Press Office, the Ambassadors Club of Israel, led by Ambassador Yitzhak Eldan and Na’amat – Movement of Working Women & Volunteers joined in the celebrations with a tour for foreign diplomats and journalists.

“There is a glass ceiling for women today and there are very few who have been able to break it and reach top positions, these women need to support each other whether they are from Israel or abroad,” Galia Wolloch, president of NA’AMAT Israel, told The Jerusalem Post during the tour.

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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 2 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, 5 women\'s right centers and a domestic violence center, NA\'AMATstands 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.

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