News & Updates

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.

Updates

NCJW condemns twin terror attacks at Jerusalem bus stops

National Council of Jewish Women is deeply saddened by twin bus stop bombings in Jerusalem today, which killed a 16-year-old Canadian-Israeli boy, Aryeh Shechopek, z”l, and wounded at least 22 others. We are heartbroken by this loss of young life and pray for the speedy recovery of all victims. These…

Press Releases

Our Statement on the Israeli Election Results

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 3, 2022 Media Contact: Jake Green, jgreen@ncjw.org WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, Israelis went to the polls for the fifth time in just under four years. With the results almost tallied, National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) CEO Sheila Katz issued the following statement: “National Council of…

Sign-on letters

39 Faith Based Groups Urge Action to Address Public Health Emergency

The Honorable Joseph R. Biden President of the United States The Honorable Xavier Becerra Secretary, United States Department of Health & Human Services August 9, 2022 Dear Mr. President and Mr. Secretary: The undersigned 39 faith-based organizations represent a broad range of religious traditions and faiths. We join concerned lawmakers and…

Updates

NCJW Statement from Sheila Katz

National Council of Jewish Women thanks our champions in the House of Representatives for once again passing the Women’s Health Protection Act, which would reestablish and protect access to abortion. After the devastating ruling from the Supreme Court overturning Roe, we must and will continue our work to recognize abortion…

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NCJW Reacts to Independence Day Gun Violence

WASHINGTON — After the weekend’s massacre in Highland Park, IL, and other shooting incidents, National Council of Jewish Women CEO Sheila Katz released the following statement: Once again, our country is touched by gun violence. We don’t yet know the true motives behind the Independence Day shooting in Highland Park,…

Joint Statement from Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Groups on Chad Meredith

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Joint Statement from Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Groups on Chad Meredith

Today, Planned Parenthood Federation Of America, NARAL Pro-Choice America, National Women’s Law Center, National Council Of Jewish Women, All* Above All Action Fund, URGE, Catholics for Choice, and Physicians for Reproductive Health released the following statement on Chad Meredith, whom some news outlets have reported could soon be nominated to a federal judgeship on the Eastern District of Kentucky.

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