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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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Interfaith Sign-on Letter in Support of Kristen Clarke

March 12, 2021 United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary 224 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Dear Chairman Durbin, Ranking Member Grassley, and Committee Members: On behalf of the 102 undersigned interfaith and community-based organizations, we write to express our strong support of Kristen Clarke for Assistant Attorney…

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100 Days Newsletter: Day 44 – March 4, 2021

The Biden administration has nominated two NCJW partners for important positions in the Justice Department. NCJW supports Vanita Gupta for Associate Attorney General and Kristen Clarke to head the Civil Rights Division. TAKE ACTION NOW! Watch Sheila Katz’s conversation with Kristen Clarke on Facebook live (facebook.com/ncjwinc) tonight at 6:00 pm EST! Sign…

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Jewish Communal Endorsement for Kristen Clarke

February 17, 2021 United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary 224 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Dear Chairman Durbin, Ranking Member Grassley, and Committee Members: On behalf of the following 70 local, state, and national Jewish organizations, representing millions of members across the country, we write to express…

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Jewish Organization Sign-on Letter in Support of S 1

February 3, 2021 Dear Member of Congress: The 79 undersigned local, state, and national Jewish organizations write in strong support of the transformational democracy reform package the For the People Act (H.R. 1/S. 1) and urge you to prioritize its passage. As Jews, we are commanded Tzedek, Tzedek Tirdof, to…

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Jewish Organization Sign-on Letter: Join Ruth’s Revolution

September 25, 2020 United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Dear Senator: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg always chose her words carefully from her early years as a lawyer arguing landmark cases to her powerful dissenting opinions from the bench of the US Supreme Court and finally with her dying wish to…