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International Youth Award

February 16, 2016

Students from WIZO Hadassim, Nahalal, Nachlat Yehuda, Gan Ve’Nof and Nir Ha’Emek Achieve the Bronze and Silver Awards

Students from WIZO Nir Ha'Emek lead a grass-roots initiative to change the reality of hunger and poverty in Israel.

The 26th World WIZO EGM, which took place during the last week of January 2016, was a week full of moving, exciting and memorable moments - here are 10 which were simply unforgettable.

The fifth house in the Neve WIZO foster home program is unveiled in the presence of WIZO delegates from South Africa, the UK and Lady Beryl Steinberg, whose efforts and donations are changing the lives of Israel's youngest and most endangered children.

World WIZO's quadrennial conference, held in Israel, brings together hundreds of international Jewish female leaders for a week of thought, reflection, decision-making and celebration.


WIZO recently expanded its collaboration with The Pajama Library, a unique and novel reading initiative started in America and imported to Israel, which brings literacy and Jewish values into the daycare centers and homes of children across Israel. 

On Monday, 21 January 2015, by invitation from the Israel chapter of the World Jewish Congress, Tova Ben-Dov - President of World WIZO attended the ICJP annual dinner in Jerusalem. The senior management of the World Jewish Congress Executive and its Israeli chapter graced the event that had full media coverage.

The guest speaker was Dory Gold.

Workers from Toyota and volunteers from Israeli non-profit road safety organization ‘Madrichim b’drachim’ dressed in their bright orange tee shirts, surprised the children of the Yavne multi-purpose Day Care Centre with fabulous bicycles and flashing light helmets.

For this year's "International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women," WIZO launched a number projects and held events designed to bring attention to its year-round work and calling on the public to "break the silence" around the subject of domestic violence. 

The "roving ambassador" for Israel got a first-hand look at WIZO's work before her appearance at WIZO South Africa's triennial conference.