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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

Major Voting Rights Bill Blocked

National Council of Jewish Women 2055 L Street, NW, Suite 650 Washington, DC 20036    Major Voting Rights Bill Blocked   WASHINGTON – Just a month after debate was blocked on the Freedom to Vote Act, another essential piece of voting rights legislation — the bipartisan John Lewis Voting Rights…

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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…

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Freedom to Vote Act a Transformative Bill 

National Council of Jewish Women 2055 L Street, NW, Suite 650 Washington, DC 20036  WASHINGTON – Today, Senators Amy Klobuchar, Tim Kaine, Angus King, Joe Manchin, Jeff Merkley, Alex Padilla, Jon Tester, and Raphael Warnock introduced the Freedom to Vote Act, the next step toward realizing the promise of democracy for all. National Council of…

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NCJW Celebrates a Budget that Works for Families

National Council of Jewish Women 2055 L Street, NW, Suite 650 Washington, DC 20036 NCJW Celebrates a Budget That Works for Families WASHINGTON – Yesterday’s release of the FY 2022 Budget Resolution is an exciting step forward to rebuilding an economy that works for women and families. National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) Chief Policy Officer Jody Rabhan released the following statement: “The COVID-19 pandemic continues to…

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NCJW Condemns Court’s Decision to Partially End DACA

National Council of Jewish Women 2055 L Street, NW, Suite 650 Washington, DC 20036   NCJW Condemns Court’s Decision to Partially End DACA July 19, 2021, Washington, DC – National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) condemns the ruling on July 16 partially ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program,…

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