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: Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Federal Courts Cunningham confirmed to the Federal Circuit! On July 19, the Senate confirmed (63-33) Tiffany Cunningham’s nomination to the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Tiffany Cunningham, supported by NCJW, will bring deep expertise and much-needed diversity to the Federal Circuit, which has never had a Black…

Policy Statements

NCJW Condemns Court’s Decision to Partially End DACA

National Council of Jewish Women 2055 L Street, NW, Suite 650 Washington, DC 20036   NCJW Condemns Court’s Decision to Partially End DACA July 19, 2021, Washington, DC – National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) condemns the ruling on July 16 partially ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program,…

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,”…

On the Hill Updates

On the Hill Updates: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Federal Courts Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmed to a lifetime seat on the DC Circuit On June 14, the Senate confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the US Courts of Appeals for the DC Circuit (53-44), only the ninth Black woman to serve on our appellate courts. Judge Jackson has…

On the Hill Updates

On the Hill Updates: Friday, June 4, 2021

Courts Well qualified for Federal Circuit Court of Appeals On May 26, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Tiffany Cunningham to the United States Court of Appeal for the Federal Circuit. Cunningham is a registered patent attorney before the US Patent and Trademark office with…

Policy Statements

National Council of Jewish Women Hails End of “Remain in Mexico” Program

National Council of Jewish Women 2055 L Street, NW, Suite 650 Washington, DC 20036 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 2, 2021 Media Contact: Sarah Garfinkel, West End Strategy Team sgarfinkel@westendstrategy.com; 202-765-4290 National Council of Jewish Women Hails End of “Remain in Mexico” Program WASHINGTON — National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) Chief Policy Officer Jody Rabhan issued the following statement in…

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