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.

On the Hill Updates

On the Hill Updates: Thursday, July 29, 2021

Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice House passes appropriations bills without abortion coverage bans This week, lawmakers in the House of Representatives achieved historic victories for reproductive freedom. On July 28, the House passed the FY22 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs spending bill (HR 4373), which would permanently repeal the…

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,”…

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…

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