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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.

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Jewish Abortion Access Coalition Hosts Day of Action in Support of Women’s Health Protection Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2022 CONTACT Sarah Garfinkel,; 202-765-4290     To commemorate the 49th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, organizations representing the major Jewish denominations joined together in support of abortion access, urging Senate passage of the Women’s Health Protection Act.  WASHINGTON — Tomorrow, Jewish organizations representing…

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National Council of Jewish Women Condemns Antisemitic Attack on Texas Synagogue

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2022 Media Contact: Sarah Garfinkel, West End Strategy Team; 202.765.4290   WASHINGTON —   Today, on National Religious Freedom Day, National Council of Jewish Women CEO Sheila Katz issued the following statement in response to yesterday’s hostage situation at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas: “For…

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Build Back Better Act Passes House

For Immediate Release: November 19, 2021 Media Contact: Alyson Malinger, West End Strategy Team; 917-935-7311   WASHINGTON – Today, the Build Back Better Act, an opportunity to build back an economy that works for women and families, passed the House of Representatives. National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) CEO…

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