NCJW Israel Mission 2013

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The National Council of Jewish Women's Mission to Israel October 10-16, 2013. For more information about NCJW's work to promote women's empowerment in Israel, please visit www.ncjw.org/israel.

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NCJW Israel Mission 2013

  1. 1. Sights and Reflections from The Road to Tomorrow: Women Leading Change NCJW Mission to Israel 2013 Photo: Susan Levine
  2. 2. Mission Co-Chairs Susan Levine (L) and Sharon Lipton (R) with Scholar-in-Residence Dahlia Lithwick (C)
  3. 3. Enlightening Discussions in Jerusalem
  4. 4. Praying at the Western Wall Photo: Daena Silverman
  5. 5. Stunning Landscapes Photo: Daena Silverman
  6. 6. Enlightening Discussions
  7. 7. Michal Eden talked to us about the NCJW Israel Granting Program Grantee, Chosen, which goes into Israeli high schools and universities to teach about gay rights through personal stories. Photo: Sophia Rosetti
  8. 8. Enlightening Discussions
  9. 9. Stunning Landscapes Photo: Daena Silverman
  10. 10. “Whether Israeli Jew or Israeli Arab, gifted student or small businesswoman, this NCJW mission helped me to connect with and better understand the complexity of an Israeli life.” Photo: Sofia Rosetti
  11. 11. Camaraderie Photo: Daena Silverman
  12. 12. “I benefited from learning about our advocacy efforts in Israel and being part of the process. Visiting our projects and learning from Israeli leaders gave me a unique insight into Israeli life and political process.” Photo: Sophia Rosetti
  13. 13. The group had an insightful conversation with Israel Religious Action Center Executive Director and Women of the Wall founder Anat Hoffman Photo: Daena Silverman
  14. 14. Women’s Empowerment Photo: Daena Silberman Anat Hoffman,
  15. 15. Visiting NCJW Israel Granting Program Grantee Turning the Tables — a rehabilitative program for trafficked women in Israel that trains them in all aspects of fashion design.
  16. 16. Exploring Tel Aviv
  17. 17. “Seeing Israel through the eyes of NCJW gives a perspective unlike most other Israel trips or tours.”
  18. 18. “It is only because we are like-souled women that we have the ability to do what we do.”
  19. 19. Evening Light Show at Migdal David, the Tower of David Photo: Daena Silverman
  20. 20. I benefited from learning about our advocacy efforts in Israel and being part of the process. Visiting our projects and learning from Israeli leaders gave me a unique insight into Israeli life and political process.
  21. 21. A visit to Yvel Jewelry, a project of Yedid, where we learned about their employment-training project with the EthiopianIsraeli community.
  22. 22. Visiting the Israel Museum, where we explored the life and architectural legacy of King Herod the Great. The exhibit is the largest archaeological exhibit in Israel's history. Photo: Daena Silverman
  23. 23. We met with Palestinian women activists through the One Voice organization. Photo: Daena Silverman
  24. 24. “During our days together, we, once again, felt the magnetic pull of the indescribable magic that is Israel.” Photo: Daena Silverman
  25. 25. “I always leave the mission with new friends. I love traveling with my NCJW sisters.” Photo: Sophia Rosetti

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