AHOTI – L’Maan Nashim Biyisrael
Sister for Women in Israel: To improve and advance the status of working women at the bottom of the socioeconomic ladder; to focus public attention on the issue of working women; and to promote a feminist perspective among working women based on their specific experience of being treated as cheap labor. Email: email@example.com
Crisis Center for Religious Women
24-hour hotline service provides emotional support and advice for women or children who are in crisis in Hebrew, English, Amharit and Russian. Phone: - 02-673-0002 or 1-800-220230.
Emunah - National Religious Women's Organization
is an Association for Aid to Women during and after Divorce Proceedings. Granit's Goals are: raising the awareness of the public to women's rights; legislation for equal cultural and economic rights for women; expand and ensure women's freedom of choice in matters of the family framework they desire; strengthen and empower the social status and image of divorced women. GRANIT provides: hot line; information; referral to appropriate and reliable legal aid; legislation by amendment of the family pension law and empowerment by means of support and self-help groups.
is a national, non-partisan, women's Zionist volunteer organization dedicated to the enhancement of the quality of life in Israel in the areas of Health Promotion, Education, Absorption, the Status of Women, Woman at Risk and the Child at Risk. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org HWZOA's Website: http://www.hadassah.org
ICJW – International Council of Jewish Women
The core purpose of ICJW is to bring together Jewish women from all walks of life in order to bring a driving force for social justice for all races and creeds.Phone: 02 6285874 Email: email@example.com
Isha L’Isha – Haifa Feminist Center
A Jewish-Arab center that strives to change Israeli society by promoting women’s rights, empowering women, eradicating all types of violence against women and engendering solidarity between women from different backgrounds.Phone: 0486550977 firstname.lastname@example.org
Israel Religious Action Center
is the public and legal advocacy arm of the Israel Movement for Progressive Judaism. The Center's mission is to advance religious freedom and pluralism, tolerance, social justice and civil liberties in Israel, based on the belief that these values are intrinsic to and stem from a liberal understanding of Judaism. email@example.com
The mission of ITIM is to expand Jewish life and create avenues of access for all, to serve as an address for the critical moments of Jewish life. with the long term goal of providing detailed support, counsel and information in Jewish life to anyone in need. ITIM seeks to offer tools that allow for the creation of meaningful lifecycle ceremonies.
IWN – Israel Women Network
The Israel Women’s Network (IWN) is Israel’s foremost advocacy group for women’s rights. IWN is a unique, non-partisan organization of women united in their determination to improve the status of women in Israel, despite differing political opinions, religious outlooks and ethnic origins. Phone: 03-6123990 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Jerusalem Women’s Center founded in 1994, is a feminist, grassroots organization dedicated to empowering women from Jerusalem’s diverse communities, promoting a multi-cultural model of social change. Tel: 02-6222455 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Kolech – Religious Women’s Forum
The Religious Women's Forum is the only apolitical, nationwide organization dedicated to the advancement of women within the framework of Jewish Law (Halacha). The Forum seeks to encourage the advancement of religious women within the religiously observant orthodox community. Phone: 02-6720321 email@example.com
L.O. – Combat Violence Against Women
operate 3 shelters for abused women and their children, a 24 hour hotline in Hebrew and Russian for women, as well as an emergency hotline for children & teens ( 09-9505720 09-9518927 1-800-353-300),the "Edna Center"-a Legal Aid Center in Herzliya for women victims of violence, who are not eligible for public legal aid, a website in 4 languages (Hebrew, English, Russian, and Spanish) on domestic violence & related issues. www. no2violence.co.il
Lev La’Am – Organization for Agunot and Women who are refused a Get
founded in 1996, has two main streams of activity: Supporting the thousands of mesuravot get in Israel, which includes legal representation, emotional support, and empowerment programs. Campaigning for the implementation of already existing solutions for the problem of mesuravot get. This campaign includes creating public awareness, and working with the Israeli government and parliament towards a solution.Phone: 972 2- 6712282 Agunot@netvision.net.il
Mifnim - Center for Legal and Halakhic Solutions
An organization & a movement striving to enhance the quality of life for women, children and families in Israel, the U.S. and around the world. They are united in belief and in action around issues ranging from religious pluralism to an improvement in the status of women at home and in the workplace. Phone: 212 563 5222 firstname.lastname@example.org
NCJW – National Council of Jewish Women
The National Council of Jewish Women is a volunteer organization that has been at the forefront of social change for over a century. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW courageously takes a progressive stance on issues such as child welfare, women's rights, and reproductive freedom. Phone: 212 645 4048 email@example.com
Ne’emanei Torah vaAvodah
Ne'emanei Torah vaAvodah was founded in 1978. The orientation of the organization is social and ideological and is distinctively not affiliated with any political party. Its members represent different segments of the population who choose, for the sake of this cause, to put political issues aside. Through Ne'emanei Torah vaAvodah members concentrate on questions of modern observance, on Jewish identity in a modern state, and on other issues that are critical to the internal workings of Israeli society.
(seedling in Hebrew) - Established in 1982, a capacity building center for grassroots social change organizations, Shatil empowers the underprivileged with the tools to improve their lives and communities. Shatil reaches out to constituencies on the economic and geographic periphery, and facilitates coalitions. Specifically, SHATIL works with organizations that: Defend civil and human rights, Promote Jewish-Arab equality and coexistence, Advance the status of women, Foster tolerance and pluralism, Bridge social and economic gaps, Pursue environmental justice, and Encourage government accountability.
TASC - The Agunah Support Coalition (TASC) is an organization in Toronto that helps divorcing couples to resolve their Jewish divorce (“get”) in a timely fashion. The guiding principle of TASC is that a person should not for any reason have to compromise or suffer to obtain a get when the marriage is functionally over. We believe that using a get for an alternative purpose (to punish, exploit, or leverage) is a form of abuse. TASC has four working groups: Education, Support, Prevention, and Advocacy.
The Center for Women in Jewish Law at the Schechter Institute
Conducts and publishes advocacy research in the area of Jewish Law and women. It has published seven issues of the Jewish Law Watch, a biannual journal that offers alternative halakhic opinions to those of the Orthodox rabbinic courts in cases of agunot. It also published Za'akat Dalot, Halakhic Solutions for the Agunah of Our Time (2006) and the To Learn and To Teach series in five languages. Issues are available to the public at www.responsafortoday.com firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
The Center for Women’s Justice
The Center for Women’s Justice is a cutting-edge public interest law organization that is leading the battle to defend the basic human rights of Jewish women in Israel to equality, dignity and justice within Jewish law. With the aim of achieving social justice and systemic change, CWJ successfully challenges the rulings and procedures of Israel’s often discriminatory and unfair rabbinic court system through innovative litigation and public awareness activities.
The Masorti (Conservative) Movement
The Masorti Movement is a pluralistic, religious movement in Israel, affiliated with Conservative Judaism. Its philosophy combines commitment to Jewish tradition and halachah (law) with an open and positive approach to the modern world, to democratic culture and to Zionism.Tel: +972 (2) 5658000 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Women's International Zionist Organization, is a non-party international movement dedicated to the advancement of the status of women, welfare of all sectors of Israeli society and encouragement of Jewish education in Israel and the Diaspora. email@example.com
Women's League Masorti, Israel
is the Israel branch of International Women's League for Conservative/Masorti Judaism—the largest synagogue-based women's organization in the world. Main goals are education for women and support for individual congregations. They initiate and direct four women's study days, which annually draw 750 women. Its four language-format, has enabled women from many backgrounds to bond together and study issues facing Jewish women including the fight for rights of agunot. firstname.lastname@example.org
Yad L’Isha – The Monica Dennis Goldberg Legal Aid Center & Hotline
The Legal Aid Center offers assistance to Israeli women of financially limited means in legal matters pertaining to the process of obtaining a get. Clients are offered legal advice as well as representation in the Rabbinical Courts. In addition, callers to the Hotline receive free advice in matters pertaining to personal status and divorce.Phone: 1-800-200-380, 02-671-0876