Monthly Update – May 26, 2017

Greetings! Next week we celebrate the holiday of Shavuot, which is the day the Torah was given to Moses and the Israelites at Mt. Sinai. Jewish tradition tells us that every Jewish soul of all time – those born Jewish and those who voluntarily chose to join the Jewish people – were there at Mt. […]

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Honor Special Women in Your Life

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Advocacy Alert – Human Trafficking Bill Needs Your Voice

– Find your State Representative – – Find your State Senator –

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JWF News – Shabbat Update March 24, 2017

March is Women’s History Month, click here and take a moment to enjoy our social media posts celebrating women. Mark Your Calendars April 24‐26 ‐ Force For Change ‐ The Jewish Women’s Foundation Network 10th Annual Conference in New York. This event is a shared learning experience that brings together professionals and lay leaders about the […]

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JWF announces two special grant awards!

In an effort to increase our national impact for women and girls, JWF held a special grants meeting to select two organizations in the areas of reproductive health and political advocacy. The Special Grants Subcommittee selected Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) and She Should Run to each receive $10,000 for general support of their […]

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JWF On the Air-Listen!

JWF was featured Sunday morning, February 26th, on 4 local radio stations. Tami highlighted the amazing work we are doing for women & girls locally, nationally and internationally. If you missed hearing it live, or want to listen again, click below for the full interview. Interview with Tami Baldinger: Special focus was given to our […]

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Grantee partner Unchained At Last featured on BBC

Jewish Women’s Foundation grantee partner, Unchained At Last was recently featured, along with Karma Nirvana, on the BBC. Both faced a forced marriage when they were teenagers. Both were shunned by their families when they rejected the marriage. Both women later founded nonprofit organizations to help other women and girls escape forced marriages.One of the women […]

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The Status of Women in Florida by County: Poverty & Opportunity

Jewish Women’s Foundation of the Greater Palm Beaches helps to fund policy research on Women in Florida In Florida and across the country, women are making great strides. More women are earning bachelor’s degrees and women’s entrepreneurship is growing rapidly. Yet, too many women and girls live in poverty with limited access to education, health care, and […]

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Group pushes projects that benefit women, girls

by Linda Haase Special to The Palm Beach Post 12:00 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 Martina Vandenberg, founder and president of the Washington, D.C. based Human Trafficking Pro Bono Legal Center, will be the guest speaker at this year’s Jewish Women’s Foundation of the Greater Palm Beaches luncheon. The Jewish Women’s Foundation of the Greater […]

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Monday Meeting: Lisa Schreier, chairwoman of Jewish Women’s Foundation

By Alexandra Clough – Palm Beach Post Staff Writer *Originally posted by the Palm Beach Post: 12:00 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 Rarely do a person’s personal and professional interests line up perfectly. But when they do, it’s serendipity. And in the case of North Palm Beach resident Lisa Schreier, it’s the path for service […]

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