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JWA HK: Blog2017-08-15T06:37:54+08:00

Women’s Day 2019

“In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.” – Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO

The JWA wishes you a happy women’s day!
 Actually, this day got us thinking about what an international day really means. Did you know that there are more than 140 international days recognized by the UN? There is even a toilet day!!! […]

Join us in July!

Dear Friends,
Another summer is upon us and many of us will be traveling to visit family and friends. If you are going to be in Israel we would be thrilled to have you join us as we visit our beneficiaries and see our projects in action! We will send a separate email out with the details by the […]

The JWA Women’s Event – May 10, 2018

Thank you to all of our sponsors and donors for helping us to support our beneficiaries!

We are still hearing positive feedback about our wonderful evening last month, “Celebrating the Women in our Community” hosted by the entertaining Yael Zion with jazz by the very talented Isabelle Demange and her trio. This notable evening honored Debby Amias, April […]

JWA Pesach Flower Sale

Thank you so much to all who supported our initiative of flowers for Passover! Our beautiful arrangements were well received and as all proceeds go to charity … this really is a gift that keeps on giving in many ways.
We look forward to counting on your support again in the future. With special thanks to the JCC for the support […]

Sad News

Sad News

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of past JWA Chairwoman Anneke Patria.
Anneke was born in Amsterdam, Holland in September 1938. An accomplished dancer and entertainer, Anneke came to Hong Kong in 1969 to perform and never left. She soon met her husband Rae Patria and thus began a relationship 


Passover Wishes

Dear Friends,
Passover is almost here, and many of us are cleaning and preparing for this special holiday in anticipation of the demands of this festival. One special requirement of Passover is Tzedaka (charity) called
Kimcha D’Pischa, a form of charity to ensure wine and matza is provided for all.  You can help the JWA in its annual fundraising campaign to donate to support women and children in need at this time […]

Happy Purim 2018!


Dear Friends,
As we enter this new month of Adar, we remember: “Mi she nichnass Adar marbim be simcha” (We should be joyful as we celebrate the Month of Adar).
With that the JWA has many exciting projects to look forward to in the coming weeks. Below you will find […]

JWA Charity Bazaar & Festival 19th November!

10 August, 2017

Dear Friends,

The Jewish Women’s Association of Hong Kong will be holding its Annual Charity Bazaar & Festival on Sunday, the 19th of November, 2017.

Allow me to introduce myself; my name is Oshra Dayani and am honoured to be the new JWA Bazaar Chairwoman, following three years as an active Board member of this very worthy organization. I look […]

70th Anniversary Gala – Thank you!

Dear Friends,
We would like to send a very heartfelt thank you to all those who attended, supported and collaborated to make the JWA’s 70th Anniversary Gala an outstanding success!
Thank you to our sponsors during the evening, including Dehres, Rafael Aharoni, Malca-Amit, Brinks,  Zim Shipping, Wither’s, Smart Car, El Al Airlines, Joy Zweig, among many others.
We […]

May 2016 Message

Dear Friends and Supporters of the JWA,

We begin with a message of thanks to those of you who attended our Annual Gala on March 19th at the Aberdeen Marina Club. The ball room was decked out to resemble a cruise ship as attendees stepped aboard for a night to remember. 

Almost 200 guests attended and the […]

Passover Message

Dear Friends,
Passover is here! It is time for spring-cleaning, gratitude and renewal of both body and soul. We are grateful in Hong Kong that we are able to celebrate our festivals such as Passover in freedom. We hope you all have a meaningful holiday with friends or family.
For the JWA, we are in full […]