STOP PRESS – March 2016 – A League First!
Yvonne Josse, the League’s National Welfare Officer, initiated a Jewish delegation to meet Richard Harrington, the Minister for Syrian Refugees, at the Home Office, pictured here with Edie Friedman (JCORE), Rabbi David Mason (Tzelem) and the Minister. Yvonne had a wide ranging preliminary discussion about the current situation and some of the Government’s plans for the coming year. Amongst other topics they discussed were Click for more information
Rapid Response to Unusual Requests
When ORT Israel wanted a 15 minute transcript of a 1946 film, it was the League of Jewish Women who came to the rescue. The request was for someone with good shorthand skills to listen to the documentary film PASSPORT TO FREEDOM and transcribe in English to facilitate the production of Ivrit subtitles. The request Click for more information
European Union ArE U in or out?
The morning seminar on Monday 7th June will be European Union ArE U in or out? This is being jointly organised by the Social Issues Committee and the International Council of Jewish Women. Would the UK be better off staying in the Union and making changes from within or does the UK exit and take Click for more information
A new era has begun for the League of Jewish Women. Younger women, who find it difficult to attend meetings regularly, have formed LJWonline. This new type of group enables them to be part of the League by communicating with each other via Facebook. The first group was formed in Loughton, Essex and, although they Click for more information