BREAKING NEWS: NCJW Condemns Violence at 2015 Jerusalem Pride March Read more ›
The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is a proud sponsor of the 2015 Jerusalem Pride March and we are outraged by the violence that marred the event. Our hearts go out especially to the parade participants who were attacked.
NCJW is dedicated to inclusion and full equality for LGBTQ individuals in Israel and the United States, including all religious and ethnic groups. This terrible act reinforces the imperative to speak out and continue our efforts to advance equal rights for all who suffer discrimination based on their sex, sexual orientation or gender identity. Read more..
July 8, 2015, Washington, DC – The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) today welcomed the introduction of the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance, or EACH Woman Act, which seeks to remove barriers to abortion coverage. NCJW CEO Nancy K. Kaufman released the following statement:
“The struggle to ensure every woman can get the care she needs may well take years to achieve. But the EACH Woman Act is a first step. NCJW will dedicate our efforts to see it become a reality.”
The New York Times exposé of nail salons and their exploitation of immigrant women workers in New York City cannot come as a complete shock. Aspects of it exceed the worst suspicions - not being paid at all for three months' work? Paying a fee (a bribe?) to an employer to be allowed to work? But anyone who walked into one of these salons and saw the workforce and smelled the chemicals should have intuited the makings of a scandal.
Marriage equality, the health care law, religious liberty, civil rights — these are some of the important issues with which the Supreme Court is grappling during this term. By the end of this month, the Court is expected to have issued its final decisions on blockbuster cases that will impact our country for generations to come.
Listen to the call recording,“Courts Matter: Supreme Court Wrap Up with Dahlia Lithwick."
Meet the survivors of the thriving sex trade in TRICKED, a documentary that explores an industry fueled by greed, fantasy, and the commercial sexual exploitation of youth.
NCJW, 3Generations, and First Run Features are partnering to offer this groundbreaking film for sale at a discount before it is available to the general public. NCJW will receive a portion of the proceeds of each film sale, as well as a portion of any other sales made through our special link.