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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.

100 Days Newsletter

100 Days Newsletter: Day 71 – April 1, 2021

This week the administration released its first slate of judicial nominations, including nine women, seven of whom are women of color. The groundbreaking list of nominees includes Ketanji Brown Jackson, a nominee to the DC Circuit Court of Appeals, the country’s second-highest court. NCJW supports her nomination and encourages the Biden administration…

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Celebrating the First Step to Citizenship

National Council of Jewish Women 2055 L Street, NW, Suite 650 Washington, DC 20036 Celebrating the First Step to Citizenship March 18, 2021, Washington, DC-National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) hails passage of the American Dream and Promise Act in the House of Representatives. NCJW Chief Policy Officer Jody Rabhan…

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NCJW Applauds House Passage of VAWA Reauthorization Bill

March 17, 2021, Washington DC – National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) hails the House passage of the bipartisan Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2021 (VAWA), which would directly impact survivors and service providers. NCJW Chief Policy Officer Jody Rabhan released the following statement: “Today, the House took an important…

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Democracy Reform Bill Introduced in Senate

National Council of Jewish Women 2055 L Street, NW, Suite 650 Washington, DC 20036 Democracy Reform Bill Introduced in Senate March 17, 2021, Washington, DC – Today the Senate introduced the For the People Act, S 1, a transformational democracy bill passed by the House of Representatives earlier this month.…

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