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.

Policy Statements

Freedom to Vote Act a Transformative Bill 

National Council of Jewish Women 2055 L Street, NW, Suite 650 Washington, DC 20036    WASHINGTON – Today, Senators Amy Klobuchar, Tim Kaine, Angus King, Joe Manchin, Jeff Merkley, Alex Padilla, Jon Tester, and Raphael Warnock introduced the Freedom to Vote Act, the next step toward realizing the promise of democracy for all. National Council…

NCJW Marches for Voting Rights, August 28, 2021

On August 28, the 58th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic March on Washington, NCJW joined March On, SEUI, National Action Network, the Drum Major Institute, and dozens of our partners for March On for Voting Rights – a series of actions across the country in support of the…

Press Releases

National Council of Jewish Women: Abortion is Essential Health Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 1, 2021   Media Contact: Alyson Malinger, West End Strategy Team; 917-935-7311 National Council of Jewish Women: Abortion is Essential Health Care National Council of Jewish Women condemn the inaction by the Supreme Court allowing Texas abortion ban to go into effect WASHINGTON — Today,…

On the Hill Updates

On the Hill Updates: Thurs., Aug. 26, 2021

Federal Courts Texas can ban common abortion procedure Last week, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a Texas law banning the standard abortion method used after 15 weeks of pregnancy, dilation and evacuation (called D&E). Texas passed the law in 2017, and it was initially struck down by a…

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