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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 Day News Letter – Day 100 April 30, 2021

This week saw continued firsts for the Biden-Harris administration: the first time a woman vice president and woman Speaker of the House joined the president for his address to a joint session of Congress; the first Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on President Biden’s first federal judicial nominees (the most diverse…

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NO BAN Act Passes House

National Council of Jewish Women 2055 L Street, NW, Suite 650 Washington, DC 20036  NO BAN Act Passes House April 22, 2021, Washington, DC-National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) celebrates House passage of the NO BAN Act. NCJW Chief Policy Officer Jody Rabhan released the following policy statement: “National Council…

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100 Day News Letter – Day 93 April 22, 2021

NCJW advocates across the country met the guilty verdict of Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd with relief and sadness. The road to racial justice is long and the fight is far from over. As gun violence disproportionately impacts Black communities, as states pass more than 400 bills…

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100 Day News Letter – Day 79 April 8, 2021

With the House and Senate still on recess, we are preparing for a busy three weeks upon their return. Notably, the Senate Judiciary Committee just scheduled a hearing at 10am on April 14 on Kristen Clarke’s nomination to head the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ). On…

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100 Day News Letter – Day 86 April 15, 2021

NCJW is thrilled to share that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) suspended its enforcement of the in-person dispensing requirement for mifepristone throughout the remainder of the COVID-19 pandemic. This completes our eighth of the top 10 priorities! More details below. Additionally, Congress is back from recess, prioritizing civil rights…

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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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