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Hadassah, the largest Zionist organization in the world and the largest women’s Zionist organization in America, with over 300,000 members, maintains the Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center in Jerusalem, Hadassah College of Technology, Hadassah Career Counseling Institute & Young Judaea, with camps throughout the United States, including Waupaca, Wis. Hadassah also supports JNF.
With 1,200 members, the Milwaukee chapter meets throughout the year with diverse programs for all ages. Please contact the office if you have any questions.
NA’AMAT is an international service organization with chapters in 13 countries and is a sister organization of NA’AMAT Israel. NA’AMAT USA supports community centers, nurseries, day care facilities, legal aid to women, vocational training and has 15,000 social services installations throughout Israel.
In the United States, NA’AMAT supports the Habonim youth movement and is involved in civic and community projects.
Executive Director: Beverly Davidoff
President: Chai Tuchman
NCJW is a volunteer organization that has been at the forefront of social change for over a century. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW takes a progressive stance on issues such as child welfare, women’s rights, and human trafficking.
NCJW embraces women of diverse backgrounds who want to play a part at the local, national, and global level. Our almost 300 local members are active volunteers in various community service projects. We encourage interested women to contact us for more information.
Judy Parrish 262-518-0089
Lauren O’Desky 262-292-8226
We hold events and special enrichment programs for women and girls, including the monthly Rosh Chodesh Gathering for Women, with diverse topics and practical applications for Jewish women today. Includes an annual community-wide evening for women.
Women Biyachad is a division of the Peltz Center for Jewish Life.
Program Coordinator: Dinie Rapoport
Jewish Women’s Circle is a mosaic of women from diverse backgrounds and affiliations. Monthly guest speakers discuss the powerful issues that challenge today’s Jewish women, while the Book Club explores meaningful books by Jewish authors. The highly anticipated winter Women’s Retreat draws over 150 women annually.
The Jewish Women’s Circle is an affiliate of the Lubavitch of Wisconsin.
Director: Rivkie Wilschanski
Women’s Philanthropy of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, brings together women of all ages from throughout the community to further the Federation’s core mission: building a strong, unified Jewish community in Milwaukee, in Israel, and throughout the world. Women are encouraged to get involved by helping with the Women’s Campaign (which raises one of every three annual campaign dollars each year); volunteering on committees of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation and its core programs; planning and attending educational and outreach events; and connecting with engaged Jewish women from across the nation through missions and leadership opportunities offered by National Women’s Philanthropy of the Jewish Federations of North America.
Women’s Philanthropy is a program of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.
Director: Amy Blumenthal,