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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 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…

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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100 Days Newsletter: Day 16 – February 4, 2021

As we close out the third week of the Biden-Harris administration, a power-sharing agreement has been finalized in the Senate, allowing the Democrats to take control of committees and get to work for the American people. And get to work they did, confirming several of President Biden’s cabinet nominees, starting…

100 Days Newsletter

100 Days Newsletter: Day 9 – January 28, 2021

A lot has happened since President Biden and Vice President Harris were sworn into office last Wednesday. The US House of Representatives transmitted one article of impeachment to the Senate, with a trial set to begin the week of February 8. We’ll be following this, as an impeachment trial in…

100 Days Newsletter

100 Days Newsletter: Day 2 – January 21, 2021

The first 100 days of a new administration — a term coined by President Roosevelt — is generally considered the qualification for measuring a president’s success. Typically a lot happens during this phase. President Biden and Vice President Harris, both longtime friends of NCJW, paired with a Congressional majority allow…