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WE MOURN THE PASSING OF CHIEF RABBI LORD JONATHAN SACKS ON 7 NOVEMBER 2020

The Executive and members of the Union of Jewish Women of South Africa mourn the passing of Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks. His untimely death has robbed the Jewish people of one of the finest representatives of the Jewish world, an intellectual giant, a man whose faith shone from every word he uttered and who…

CONGRATULATIONS – USA ELECTION – NOVEMBER 2020

The President, Executive and Members of the Union of Jewish Women South Africa extend their warm congratulations to USA President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-Elect Kamala Harris, and wish them both a successful and positive term of office. We are especially delighted that for the first time, a woman has been elected as the running mate…

2019 Mandela Day Highlights Around the Country

UJW’s 31st National Conference: 15th – 17th October 2017

Our Changing World – Tomorrow’s Challenges.

National Projects

Mandela Day 2017 – Bags for New Beginnings

To commemorate Mandela Day, UJW played fairy godmother to hundreds of disadvantaged moms and their new-born babies at a number of clinics and hospitals in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth & Pretoria. The new Moms were given bags filled to the brim with an incredible variety of baby items including Babygros, blankets, nappies, baby soap,…

Mandela Day Catch the Cavity Project

To commemorate Mandela Day, all branches of the Union of Jewish Women across the country – in Cape Town, Durban, East London, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth and Pretoria – distributed toothbrushes and toothpaste to thousands of young children at disadvantaged pre-primary and primary schools. Oral hygienists attended at some of the schools to give advice on…