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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.

Policy Statements

NCJW Applauds House Passage of COVID Relief  

National Council of Jewish Women 2055 L Street, NW, Suite 650 Washington, DC 20036 February 26, 2021, Washington, DC- National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) applauds House passage of the American Rescue Plan, which will bring much needed health and economic relief to communities. NCJW Chief Policy Officer Jody Rabhan released the following policy statement: “National Council of Jewish…

Policy Statements

Equality for All!

National Council of Jewish Women 2055 L Street, NW, Suite 650 Washington, DC 20036 February 25, 2021, Washington, DC- National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) hailed the House of Representative’s passage of the Equality Act, which would codify LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections. NCJW Chief Policy Officer Jody Rabhan released the following…

Policy Statements

NO BAN Act Reintroduced 

National Council of Jewish Women 2055 L Street, NW, Suite 650 Washington, DC 20036 February 25, 2021, Washington, DC-National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is pleased to see the reintroduction of the NO BAN Act in the House of Representatives. NCJW Chief Policy Officer Jody Rabhan released the following policy statement: “National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) welcomes the reintroduction of the NO…

100 Days Newsletter

100 Days Newsletter: Day 30 – February 18, 2021

The Senate concluded its impeachment trial of former President Trump on February 13, voting to acquit 57-43. When the Senate returns from recess next week, the focus will be on President Biden’s agenda, in particular, passing a COVID-19 bill and confirming nominees to agency positions. Meanwhile, the House is completing…

Sign-on letters

Jewish Communal Endorsement for Kristen Clarke

February 17, 2021 United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary 224 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Dear Chairman Durbin, Ranking Member Grassley, and Committee Members: On behalf of the following 70 local, state, and national Jewish organizations, representing millions of members across the country, we write to express…

100 Days Newsletter

100 Days Newsletter: Day 23 – February 11, 2021

The administration remains hard at work, and our top priorities continue to advance. The impeachment trials are consuming our electorate right now, but we have still managed to see bits of progress for refugees, immigrants, family leave, and cabinet nominations. Read on for details. What is it? On February 4,…

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