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In response to the gruesome, shocking mass shooting that took place at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, FL, during one of its Latin Saturday parties, Nancy K. Kaufman, CEO of the National Council of Jewish Women, comments:
“The National Council of Jewish Women joins with all who deplore gun violence and hate crimes in unequivocally condemning the horrific mass shooting in Orlando. We mourn with the families and loved ones of all who were killed and our prayers for recovery go out to all who were injured."
Read the whole press statement here. For more information, read pieces from JTA and the Forward.
Happy Birthday to Israel, celebrating 68 years of independence!
NCJW has been a leading organization in supporting Israel for 68 years. By adding your voice and making a gift to NCJW, you help women, children, and families who turn to NCJW-funded programs for vital aid.
Through the Israel Granting Program, NCJW partners with organizations like HILLEL – the Right to Choose which addresses the challenges faced by women like Mina, who leave ultra-Orthodox communities and struggle to make new lives in the secular world. Check out Mina's inspiring story in the above video, and support NCJW's efforts in Israel through our Israel Spring Appeal.
This year marks the first presidential election in 50 years without the full protection of the 1965 Voting Rights Act!
Voting is the cornerstone of our democracy. Today, NCJW’s work to promote civic engagement takes the form of Promote the Vote, Protect the Vote. This exciting initiative mobilizes NCJW sections, members, and supporters to work, in accordance with the rules governing 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations, to ensure that all eligible voters are able to vote and that every vote is counted.
New Resource! Voting Rights Under Attack: An NCJW Toolkit to Protect the Vote is available to help you protect the vote in your community. Download the new toolkit to take action and protect the vote!
President Obama did his job by nominating Judge Merrick Garland to fill the vacancy on the US Supreme Court. Now, our US Senators must do their job and hold prompt, fair hearings on the nominee.
Take a moment to join NCJW's #DoYourJob campaign calling on Senator Grassley to not overlook his constitutional duty.
Have YOU read NCJW's #DoYourJob Digest? Catch up on all the latest US Supreme Court vacancy news and see what amazing things our sections are doing to push the process forward. Subscribe to the Digest here!
If you’re looking for sunshine, South Florida is the place to be in March 2017 for the biggest intergenerational event of the year. Bring your grandmother, mother, aunt, daughter, granddaughter, sister, friend, spouse, partner, and the whole family for an NCJW experience you’ll never forget. Registration will open in the fall, but you can begin to plan your Miami trip now by booking your hotel room using this link. The beautiful Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay has a special discounted rate just for us.
For more information about Convention, contact Belinda Lasky, Director of Community Engagement.