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NCJW Chosen by Slingshot 14-15 for Work with Women and Girls

We are delighted to share that NCJW has been recognized by the Slingshot Guide 2014-15 Supplement as a leading Jewish organization impacting the lives of women and girls. NCJW was selected from among hundreds of finalists reviewed by 112 professionals with expertise in grant-making and Jewish communal life. The Guide declared that “NCJW’s advocacy work sets it apart from other Jewish women’s organizations by empowering its members to become advocates and change makers within their own communities."
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20 Years of Domestic Violence Prevention Isn’t Enough

"It is also fitting that we celebrate 20 years of VAWA as Jews around the world prepare to celebrate the “High Holidays” -- Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur -- a time of reflection, atonement for one’s sins, and rededication to our fellow human beings. The current headlines reflect what we know occurs in communities each and every day, though with less well known figures. As we reflect during these “High Holidays,” let us not only celebrate the successes of the Violence Against Women Act, but rededicate ourselves to continuing the fight to shore up legal tools and protections to keep individuals safe from those who are supposed to love them."

Read more by NCJW CEO Nancy K. Kaufman in
The Hill.

Introducing EXODUS: NCJW's Anti-Sex Trafficking Initiative

We are excited to announce the launch of Exodus: NCJW’s Anti-Sex Trafficking Initiative, which focuses on raising awareness about sex trafficking of women and children in the US and aims to create important social change through the passage and enforcement of laws.

Interested in learning more about Exodus? Check out NCJW’s Anti-Trafficking Action Kit that includes:

    > Programming ideas to educate and raise awareness
    > Information about laws that are key to helping trafficking survivors
    > A discussion board for you to share your anti-sex trafficking work
    > An image gallery for you to download Exodus graphics

We thank NCJW’s Northern Virginia Section for generously contributing to NCJW’s Anti-Sex Trafficking Initiative.

NCJW's Work in Israel: Hope Amidst Tragedy

Keep checking for the latest updates on our Israel Granting Partners and how your support is making a difference for them during this critical time.

Listen to the recording of our Distance Learning Call featuring Shari Eshet, Director of the NCJW Israel Office, and Naomi Schneiderman, Executive Director of the Woman to Woman Jerusalem Shelter for Battered Women. Naomi discussed the impact of the crisis in Israel on the women and children in the shelter, the vital programs we support through our NCJW Israel Granting Program, and domestic violence in Israel. Listen here!

Check out NCJW's Israel Facebook page for regular updates

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