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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.


Tel Aviv pro-democracy rally remarks from NCJW CEO Sheila Katz

Israelis have been protesting against their government’s proposed judicial overhaul plans week after week for nearly four months. National Council of Jewish Women CEO Sheila Katz addressed the crowd of over a hundred thousand on Saturday night, April 22, as the first US Jewish leader invited to address the massive…


NCJW condemns twin terror attacks at Jerusalem bus stops

National Council of Jewish Women is deeply saddened by twin bus stop bombings in Jerusalem today, which killed a 16-year-old Canadian-Israeli boy, Aryeh Shechopek, z”l, and wounded at least 22 others. We are heartbroken by this loss of young life and pray for the speedy recovery of all victims. These…

Press Releases

Our Statement on the Israeli Election Results

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 3, 2022 Media Contact: Jake Green, WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, Israelis went to the polls for the fifth time in just under four years. With the results almost tallied, National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) CEO Sheila Katz issued the following statement: “National Council of…

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