News & Updates

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.


Women’s Health Protection Act Interfaith Petition Drop-Off

by NCJW Staff On September 29, 2021, National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), along with our partners Catholics for Choice, UltraViolet, NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation, MoveOn, and Moms Rising, delivered a joint petition (text below) urging the Senate to pass the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA, S 1975). The petition…


NCJW Joins the Rally for Abortion Justice

By Lindsay Morris Advocating for abortion access is more critical than ever. On Saturday, October 2, thousands of people gathered in downtown Washington, D.C. to do just that as part of the Women’s March Rally for Abortion Justice. Before the rally Saturday, National Council of Jewish Women hosted a Shabbat…