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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.


Recent remarks from a new NCJW team member

Rachel Faulkner, community organizer, social justice advocate, and anti-racist educator, joined the National Council of Jewish Women staff as its director of national campaigns and partnerships in January 2023. She recently joined Sixth&I for their MLK Shabbat to deliver a touching sermon on identity, interpersonal racism, and antisemitism. We’ve shared…


NCJW condemns twin terror attacks at Jerusalem bus stops

National Council of Jewish Women is deeply saddened by twin bus stop bombings in Jerusalem today, which killed a 16-year-old Canadian-Israeli boy, Aryeh Shechopek, z”l, and wounded at least 22 others. We are heartbroken by this loss of young life and pray for the speedy recovery of all victims. These…


NCJW Statement from Sheila Katz

National Council of Jewish Women thanks our champions in the House of Representatives for once again passing the Women’s Health Protection Act, which would reestablish and protect access to abortion. After the devastating ruling from the Supreme Court overturning Roe, we must and will continue our work to recognize abortion…


Recap: Repro Shabbat 2022

National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) has been working to protect the rights of women, children, and families for more than a century, and fighting for abortion, health, rights, and justice for decades. We’ve been advocating on the federal and state level, engaging and mobilizing our network of over 200,000…


NCJW Marches in DC Peace Walk to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

On January 18, NCJW and other Jewish organizations united to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by marching together in the Washington, DC Peace Walk.  It was an emotionally charged day spent in solidarity with Martin Luther King III’s family in the name of voting rights. Standing behind the banner “Jews…

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