U.S., Israel Jewish Women’s Foundations Partner to Promote Gender Equality

Recent acts of illegal exclusion and discrimination against women in Israel have spurred an international movement and a unique collaboration of Jewish women’s groups.

For the first time, Jewish women’s foundations – 14 in the United States and three in Israel – are pooling resources to effect social change for women and girls in Israel. Led by the foundations in Chicago and New York, the Jewish Women’s Collaborative International Fund has awarded a two-year, $150,000 grant to Itach-Maaki, lead organization of Bringing Women to the Fore: A Feminist Partnership.

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