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Bat Shalom is an Israeli national feminist grassroots organization of Jewish and Palestinian Israeli women working together for a genuine peace grounded in a just resolution of the Israel-Palestine conflict, respect for human rights, and an equal voice for Jewish and Arab women within Israeli society.
Drisha Institute was founded in 1979 as the world's first center for women's advanced study of classical Jewish texts. Today, Drisha offers a wide variety of educational initiatives and classes. Of interest is the collection of articles in its 'Viewpoints Archive.'
Hadassah-Brandeis Institute, formerly the International Research Institute on Jewish Women at Brandeis University, focuses on Jews and gender worldwide by producing and promoting scholarly research and artistic projects.
Founded in 1912, Hadassah is the largest volunteer organization and the largest women's organization in America. It focuses on healthcare, education, Zionism and issues important to women and to the American Jewish community.
From the Jewish Women's Archive, this Encyclopedia incorporates the contents of a 1997 work, 'Jewish Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia' and a 2006 updated CD ROM version. Starting with a core of approximately 2,000 carefully researched, written, and edited articles, new content will be gathered from libraries, archives, and individual contributors and represent 'the most extensive collection of material on American Jewish women on the web.'
NA'AMAT, Hebrew acronym for 'Movement of Working Women and Volunteers,' is a progressive Jewish women's organization striving to enhance the quality of life for women, children and families in Israel, the U.S. and around the world.
A not-for-profit that conducts and encourages research and cultural activities that include women in history, with emphasis on women in the Holocaust and its aftermath, including post-World War II immigration. Other topics include women marginalized within Jewish religion and inter-religious dialogue, as well as the accomplishments and exclusion of women in Jewish and general history, the effects of genocide on women, and exploitation of women.
The Federation of Temple Sisterhoods, representing 100,000 women in 600 local Sisterhoods throughout the United States, Canada and thirteen other countries, is the women's agency of the Union for Reform Judaism, the central body of Reform Judaism in North America.
Exhibit from the Jewish Women's Archive highlights the lives and accomplishments of remarkable Jewish women, each of whom had the courage and conviction to overcome social, cultural, and religious barriers to achieve their goals.
The largest synagogue based women's organization in the world provides services to 700 affiliated women's groups in synagogues across North America-120,000 women in 25 branches (regions)- together with groups in Israel, Great Britain and South America.