National Council of Jewish Women of Canada

Simcoe County

Dedicated to tikkun olam in our community.

National Council of Jewish Women of Canada

Simcoe County

Dedicated to tikkun olam in our community.

Mission Statement

The National Council of Jewish Women of Canada is a voluntary organization which, in the spirit of Judaism, is dedicated to furthering human welfare in the Jewish and general communities locally, nationally and internationally. Through an integrated program of education, service and social action, the organization helps to fulfil unmet needs and to serve the individual and the community.

2021 Book Club Reading List

Members are welcome to join us at any of our Zoom discussions whether or not you have read the book.

Monday January 4, 2021 2:15 pm

Where the Crawdads Sing

Where the Crawdads Sing, a stunning debut novel by Delia Owens is at once an exquisite ode to the natural world, a murder mystery and a coming-of-age narrative.

Monday February 1, 2021 2:15 pm

Raquela A Woman of Israel.

Raquela: A Woman of Israel. Based on the extraordinary career of nurse Raquela Prywes, it looks at the early years of Israel’s statehood, experienced through the life of a pioneering nurse.

Monday March 1, 2021 2:15 pm

Indians on Vacation

Indians on Vacation, by turns witty, sly and poignant, this is the unforgettable tale of one couple’s holiday trip to Europe, where their wanderings through its famous capitals reveal a complicated history, both personal and political.

Monday April 5, 2021 2:15 pm

A Woman is No Man

A Woman is No Man, a debut novel by an Arab-American voice, takes us inside the lives of conservative Arab women living in America.

Monday May 3, 2021 2:15 p.m


On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong is a shattering portrait of a family, a first love, and the redemptive power of storytelling.

Wednesday June 9, 2021 2:15 pm

The Choice Embrace the Possible

The Choice: Embrace the Possible is the unforgettable story of ballerina and gymnast Edith Eger who was sent to Auschwitz in 1944. The horrors of the Holocaust didn’t break Edith, they helped her to learn to live again with a life-affirming strength and a truly remarkable resilience.

NCJWC - National Projects

Learn about NCJWC projects here.

Human Trafficking

Every 30 Seconds another person becomes a victim of human trafficking.

Learn more

Gift of Life Organ and Tissue Donation

Be remembered for the life you gave as well as the life you lived. Saving a life is a mitzvah.

Learn more

Jewish Genetic Diseases Awareness

Take action. Take control. Get screened. A simple blood test is all you need.

Learn more

Irene Samuel Leadership Initiative

Tell me and I will forget, show me and I may remember; involve me and I will understand.

Learn more


ALUMA, also known as IFCA, Israel Family Counselling Association is a centre for counselling and treatment of couples, families and individuals.

Learn more


NCJWC Simcoe County recognizes that women really want to make a difference for the things they care about. We recognize that if a member is passionate about a particular project, and it does good within the community at large, then we, as an organization will give our full support and assist to make it happen.