NCJW’s 2021 Israel Grant Recipients

For the last 20 years, National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) has been investing in nonprofit organizations throughout Israel that improve the lives of women, children, and families. Thanks to donations from individuals and NCJW sections, we have allotted funding to the following six organizations making critical change.

Isha L’Isha’s Women without Status
Project: Isha L’Isha’s Women without Status project will allow them to advocate for health care and other essential services for the most vulnerable women, including Russian trafficking survivors, African refugees, and Palestinians married to Israeli Palestinians.

Itach-Maaki; Women Lawyers for Social Justice (“With you” in feminine form in Hebrew and Arabic)
Project: Itach-Maaki will be able to train women in the peace and security field and to place them in decision–making positions in the government and private industry.

Israel Women’s Network (IWN) (Shdulat Nashim- Women’s Lobby)
Project: Israel Women’s Network will promote gender equality in government at national and local levels, in the media, and in the legal system.

Kayan Kayan
Project: Kayan Kayan will work toward empowering women in Arab society, with a focus on political power, community activism, and legal work.

Mahapach -Taghir (“Revolution” “Change” in Hebrew and Arabic)
Project: Jewish-Arab feminist project Mahapach-Taghir, will continue to work in the community to push for social change.

Open Door: Israel Family Planning Association (IFPA) (Delet Ptucha)
Project: Open Door Ambassadors will fight for sexual and reproductive health rights on University campuses.