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The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms.

Press Releases

Jewish Abortion Access Coalition Hosts Day of Action in Support of Women’s Health Protection Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2022 CONTACT Sarah Garfinkel,; 202-765-4290     To commemorate the 49th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, organizations representing the major Jewish denominations joined together in support of abortion access, urging Senate passage of the Women’s Health Protection Act.  WASHINGTON — Tomorrow, Jewish organizations representing…


NCJW Marches in DC Peace Walk to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

On January 18, NCJW and other Jewish organizations united to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by marching together in the Washington, DC Peace Walk.  It was an emotionally charged day spent in solidarity with Martin Luther King III’s family in the name of voting rights. Standing behind the banner “Jews…

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National Council of Jewish Women Condemns Antisemitic Attack on Texas Synagogue

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2022 Media Contact: Sarah Garfinkel, West End Strategy Team; 202.765.4290   WASHINGTON —   Today, on National Religious Freedom Day, National Council of Jewish Women CEO Sheila Katz issued the following statement in response to yesterday’s hostage situation at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas: “For…

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