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.


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…


NCJW Rallies at the Supreme Court for Abortion Access

On December 1st, National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) leaders and advocates rallied together on the steps of the US Supreme Court to show support for abortion access. Inside, the Court heard oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case challenging the constitutional right to abortion guaranteed…


Supreme Court Hears Challenges to Texas Abortion Ban

On November 1, National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) staff and advocates rallied on the steps of the Supreme Court in support of abortion access while the Court held oral arguments in Whole Women’s Health v. Jackson and US v. Texas, the two cases challenging SB 8, the law virtually…


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…

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