Women of Influence Awards Presented to Khator and Leder

Date October 12, 2015 | Tags: 2015, Education, Gun Violence, Learn, Women of Influence

More than 100 members and guests of National Council of Jewish Women, Greater Houston Section gathered at The Racquet Club on September 25, as Dr. Renu Khator, President and Chancellor of the University of Houston, and Norri Leder, activist with Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, were honored as 2015 Women of Influence. The award is given annually to women of courage, commitment and comp

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Celebrating Birthdays with Seven Acres Residents

Date October 7, 2015 | Tags: 2016, Seven Acres, Volunteer

National Council of Jewish Women, Greater Houston Section volunteers celebrated birthdays of the month with Seven Acres residents on September 27. Residents and volunteers enthusiastically sang along with local entertainer Moshe ben Bassat, and enjoyed birthday cake, cookies and lemonade. The celebration was part of the NCJW’s Jewish Community Outreach Program whose members visit Seven Åcres

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Interfaith Anti-Human Trafficking Seder

Date October 5, 2015 | Tags: 2015, Human Trafficking, Learn, Seder

As part of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, National Council of Jewish Women, Greater Houston Section, along with Harris County AFL-CIO, The Jewish Labor Committee and Chapelwood United Methodist Church, partnered with United Against Human Trafficking to host the fifth annual Interfaith Anti-Trafficking Seder on September 10 to raise awareness about the reality of modern-day slavery. About 40

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NCJW GHS Presents 2015 Women of Influence Awards

Date August 21, 2015 | Tags: 2015, Learn, Women of Influence

Dr. Renu Khator and Norri Leder Named 2015 Honorees Dr. Renu Khator, Chancellor and President of the University of Houston, and Norri Leder, activist leader of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, have been named 2015 Women of Influence by the National Council of Jewish Women, Greater Houston Section. They will receive their awards on Friday morning, September 25, at Th

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