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Simply by becoming a member of the Union of Jewish Women, you will be helping to assist underprivileged persons both within and outside of the Jewish community. Of course, if you’d like to become an active member and assist with one or more of our numerous projects, we would welcome you with open arms. Join us today – the need is overwhelming – the rewards are immeasurable!

The end of the year graduation of the Grade R class at Elundini

The end of the year graduation of the Grade R class at Elundini, one of four projects of UJW’s Kesher Group in the townships. Kesher supports Babes Educare centre in Dunoon; Elundini School for disabled and able-bodied children in Dunoon; Masiluleke Educare centre in Joe Slovo and Vlottenberg Community Centre in Wesbank.  At the end…


This Mitzvah Day UJW Cape Town was honored to be able to contribute goods to the Jewish Community Service cottages. Items donated included a lounge suite (2 couches and a chair); a bed; a huge flat screen TV; dinner plates and cereal bowls; clothing; towels and a food processor. 


Given its enormous benefit, Somerset Hospital has asked UJW Cape Town to expand the baby bag project to not only give one bag at birth, but a series of bags given every 3 months to the new mom, to help her throughout the first year to look after her baby. 


One of Cape Town’s 2019  Mandela Day projects was a special fancy dress party hosted by the Simcha Group at Noluntu Kitchen.

Mandela Day blankets for the residents of the Eric Miles Cheshire Home

Mandela Day blankets for the residents of the Eric Miles Cheshire Home, which has 38 residents whose disabilities result from a number of causes – motor accident injuries, impairment from birth, illness and degenerative diseases.

Cape Town – Mandela Day, Bags for new beginnings

On Mandela Day, Cape Town’s UJW volunteers packed bags laden with goodies such as blankets, clothing, toiletries – everything a new mom would need to look after her new little one. Some were cutting out messages of love to stick onto the bags and others were knitting squares for blankets. The bags will be handed…

Simcha Group kitted out a soccer team

Cape Town’s Simcha Group kitted out a soccer team with new uniforms. The boys attend Ria’s Kitchen, a project of UJW

Cape Town Domestic Workers’ Appreciation Tea

Great entertainment, a Creative Hat Competition, a wonderful tea and exciting goodie bags was Cape Town UJW’s way of saying ‘Thank you’ to those special women and men who do so much for us.

Mandela Day

Cape Town UJW hands out jackets and coats to homeless persons at The Haven Night Shelter.