The Los Angeles Chapter
WIZO USA, is a nonprofit women’s organization and and independent federation affiliated with World WIZO headquartered in Israel. Since 1959, WIZO is recognized by the United Nations as a non-governmental organization (NGO) with consultative status in the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF).
WIZO LA has been unwaveringly committed to supporting our projects and programs for the women, children and elderly in Israel. WIZO LA is responsible for operating and maintaining 2 important Day Care Centers; Ramat Shikma in Ramat Gan and the Bertha and Mex Edelstein Citrin Multipurpose Day Care Center in Yavneh.
WIZO is dedicated to the well-being of children- and these centers offer many enrichment activities which are especially critical in economically distressed areas. The centers give children an additional head-start in life and are crucial to the welfare of that community.
In the United states WIZO aims to strengthen the bonds between Israel and American Jewry by promoting Jewish identity and education. WIZO USA is a charitable tax-exempt organization pursuant to Section 501(C)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Tax ID: 13-3041381
National Board Members
Los Angeles Board Members
Nora Schwartz Orner
Dianna Mannheim Sternberg
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WIZO USA, The Women’s International Zionist Organization, is a worldwide non-profit organization that operates over 800 social welfare projects in Israel.
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