New York City Chapter

The New York 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).

Since 1982, WIZO NY, a volunteer organization that also serves as WIZO USA Headquarters, has been unwaveringly committed to supporting our projects and programs for the women, children and elderly in Israel. WIZO NY and our sister chapters across the country are responsible for operating and maintaining 9 Day Care centers, 2 Youth Villages and Dormitories for youth at risk, 2 Shelters for Battered Women and their children, and a center for the Prevention of Violence as part of the 800 project network WIZO operates throughout the country.

In the United states WIZO aims to strengthen the bonds between Israel and American Jewry by promoting Jewish identity and education. WIZO New York is a charitable tax-exempt organization pursuant to Section 501(C)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Tax ID: 13-3041381

Upcoming WIZO New York Events

Stay tuned for upcoming events in 2024!

Parent New York Chapters
The Rising Leaders Chapter
The WIZO Rising Leaders (RL) Chapter is a group of Jewish professionals, often with young families, who are dedicated to the Jewish community in New York and Israel. Rising Leaders who are based in New York City and Long Island work together throughout the year to raise awareness for WIZO’s mission while carrying out Jewish values of social justice and tzedakah. Events range from family events, like the WIZO Fall Family Carnival in Great Neck, community-building events, like the Winter Boutique in Manhattan, couples’ events, and more!
The Young Leadership Chapter
The WIZO Young Leaders (YL) Chapter is a group of like-minded young men and women from New York City and Long Island who seek networking and educational opportunities within the Jewish community. YL members are committed to improving the lives of Israel’s most vulnerable citizens and meeting fellow activists and friends. Events range from gallery nights, happy hours, festive parties, singles’ nights, and more!
Long Island Chapter
WIZO supporters based in New York City and Long Island work together to create events and fundraisers that are very much intertwined – with luncheons and social events in Great Neck and across the five towns.