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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.

Sign-on letters

Interfaith Sign-on Letter in Support of Kristen Clarke

March 12, 2021 United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary 224 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Dear Chairman Durbin, Ranking Member Grassley, and Committee Members: On behalf of the 102 undersigned interfaith and community-based organizations, we write to express our strong support of Kristen Clarke for Assistant Attorney…

100 Days Newsletter

100 Days Newsletter: Day 9 – January 28, 2021

A lot has happened since President Biden and Vice President Harris were sworn into office last Wednesday. The US House of Representatives transmitted one article of impeachment to the Senate, with a trial set to begin the week of February 8. We’ll be following this, as an impeachment trial in…

100 Days Newsletter

100 Days Newsletter: Day 2 – January 21, 2021

The first 100 days of a new administration — a term coined by President Roosevelt — is generally considered the qualification for measuring a president’s success. Typically a lot happens during this phase. President Biden and Vice President Harris, both longtime friends of NCJW, paired with a Congressional majority allow…


SCOTUS must uphold the Affordable Care Act

Originally published in The Hill By Jody Rabhan November 9, 2020 With more than 9 million COVID cases in the United States, the infection continues to surge. Yet the Supreme Court hears a consolidated case on Nov. 10, California v. Texas, that could lead to the end of the Affordable…

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