Human Rights – How Do We Draw the Line?
At the League of Jewish Women’s Human Rights Day seminar held on Wednesday, 12thDecember at ORT House, League members were shocked to hear Lee Wax, of Jewish Women’s Aid say, that “Virtually every girl has been sexually harassed in some way”. The seminar was entitled “Human Rights – How do we Draw the line?” Lee Click for more information
A very special ceremony prior to the AJEX Memorial Parade
We are very happy to let you know that we have been granted special permission to lay our own wreath at this year’s AJEX Memorial March to mark the 75th anniversary of the LJW, to commemorate 100 years since women received the right to vote as well as mark the end of World War I. Click for more information
For the League of Jewish Women, 75th anniversary is a chance to look forward
Read the Jewish Chronicle’s article about the LJW’s 75th anniversary here… As the League celebrates this milestone moment, the women in charge want to create new volunteering opportunities for modern Jewish women LJW events from the 1990s and 2000s, featuring former Tory minister Ann Widdecombe (Photo: Sidney Harris) LJW events from the 1990s and Click for more information
The LJW’s Penelope Conway will be the third British ICJW President
The newly elected President of the International Council of Jewish Women (www.icjw.org) is an Englishwoman, for only the third time in the 100-year history of the organisation. Penelope Conway lives in Winchmore Hill in North London with her husband Peter, a retired stockbroker. They are active members of Cockfosters & N. Southgate Synagogue, and their Click for more information