UJW Sewing School graduates model creations

The outfits modeled by graduates of the Union of Jewish Women’s (UJW’s) Sewing School were all the more spectacular for the fact that some of their creators had never seen a sewing machine prior to the four-month course. They were modelled at the school’s graduation ceremony at Oxford Shul on 15 December to much excitement…

FREE STATE FIRES

In October 2020, devastating fires destroyed about 100 000 hectares of farmland in the Free State. Not only did UJW Chairman Ciska Lewis and Vice-Chairman Tracy Myer spend 2 weeks collecting funds for the 300 Free State farmers whose land and cattle had been destroyed, but they travelled all the way to Hoopstad in the Free…