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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.


The Latest on Medication Abortion (Updated regularly)

Another day, another decision in the ongoing court battles over the accessibility of mifepristone, used in medication abortion and miscarriage care. We know this is getting confusing, but confusion is the point for the anti-abortion activists, as confusion ultimately means fewer patients access care. While the landscape continues to shift,…

Press Releases

Our statement on 303 Creative v. Elenis

WASHINGTON — As the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in 303 Creative v. Elenis, a case that could allow business owners to claim religious-based exemptions from civil rights and antidiscrimination laws,  National Council of Jewish Women Chief Policy Officer Jody Rabhan released the following statement: “As Jews in America, we…

On the Hill Updates

On the Hill Updates: Friday, June 18, 2021

Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Senate Committee considers Women’s Health Protection Act On June 16, the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution held a hearing on the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA, HR 3755/S 1975). During the hearing — “Protecting Roe: Why We Need the Women’s Health Protection Act,”…

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