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.

Press Releases

National Council of Jewish Women Welcomes Nation’s First National Gender Strategy

National Council of Jewish Women  2055 L Street, NW, Suite 650  Washington, DC 20036    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  October 22, 2021   Media Contact: Sarah Garfinkel, West End Strategy Team   sgarfinkel@westendstrategy.com; 202-765-4290     National Council of Jewish Women Welcomes Nation’s First National Gender Strategy   WASHINGTON – National Council of Jewish Women…

Policy Statements

Debate on Freedom to Vote Act Blocked

National Council of Jewish Women 2055 L Street, NW, Suite 650 Washington, DC 20036  WASHINGTON – Along a party line vote, today the Senate blocked legislation that will help realize the promise of our democracy from even being debated. National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) Chief Policy Officer Jody Rabhan released the following statement:  “In 2021 alone, 19 states have enacted 33 laws…

Updates

Women’s Health Protection Act Interfaith Petition Drop-Off

by NCJW Staff On September 29, 2021, National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), along with our partners Catholics for Choice, UltraViolet, NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation, MoveOn, and Moms Rising, delivered a joint petition (text below) urging the Senate to pass the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA, S 1975). The petition…

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