Welcome to our round-up of news for the League of Jewish Women throughout the UK. Please click on a title to access a pdf of each publication

  • For the League of Jewish Women, 75th anniversary is a chance to look forward

    Read the Jewish Chronicle’s article about the LJW’s 75th anniversary here… As the League celebrates this milestone moment, the women in charge want to create new volunteering opportunities for modern Jewish women   LJW events from the 1990s and 2000s, featuring former Tory minister Ann Widdecombe (Photo: Sidney Harris) LJW events from the 1990s and Click for more information

  • The LJW’s Penelope Conway will be the third British ICJW President

    The newly elected President of the International Council of Jewish Women ( is an Englishwoman, for only the third time in the 100-year history of the organisation. Penelope Conway lives in Winchmore Hill in North London with her husband Peter, a retired stockbroker. They are active members of Cockfosters & N. Southgate Synagogue, and their Click for more information

  • Girls Allowed: #Safe4Faith Event

    Thursday 28thJune 2018 09:30 – 16:00 Emmanuel Centre, 9 – 23 Marsham Street London SW1P 3DW   This police led event willcollaborate with the faith sectors, in particular females within those establishments. ‘Girls Allowed’ will bring together key members from multi-faith communities to highlight the importance of increasing the under-representation of females within faith sectors Click for more information

  • Who Knew…

    In October 1961 Hull was hit by an epidemic of Polio. The city pulled together in ways that few people appear to be aware. Various voluntary organisations provided volunteers to help with logistically support to those dispensing the oral vaccine to 300, 000 people in the town over 1 week. Hull was the first city Click for more information