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.

Policy Statements

We Demand Equal Pay

National Council of Jewish Women 2055 L Street, NW, Suite 650 Washington, DC 20036 We Demand Equal Pay April 16, 2021, Washington, DC-National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) celebrated passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act in the House of Representatives and urges the Senate to follow suit without delay. NCJW…

Policy Statements

NCJW Applauds House Passage of COVID Relief  

National Council of Jewish Women 2055 L Street, NW, Suite 650 Washington, DC 20036 February 26, 2021, Washington, DC- National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) applauds House passage of the American Rescue Plan, which will bring much needed health and economic relief to communities. NCJW Chief Policy Officer Jody Rabhan released the following policy statement: “National Council of Jewish…

Op/Eds

Protecting families, protecting jobs

Washington Jewish Week –– October 24, 2018 by Nancy K. Kaufman “October is National Work and Family Month. The best way to celebrate our nation’s commitment to both work and family is updating our nation’s archaic and ineffective paid leave laws.” The first step was made 25 years ago when…

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