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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.

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Health Care At Stake for Millions of Americans

Contact: Amanda Lang, Director of Marketing and Communication 917-886-0336 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) released the following statement today in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to hear a case that will determine the fate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Chief Policy Officer Jody…

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Trump administration advances harmful changes to Medicaid program

Contact: Amanda Lang, Director of Marketing and Communications Cell: 917-886-0336 For immediate release   Trump administration advances harmful changes to Medicaid program January 31, 2020, Washington, DC – The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) today expressed outrage at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) guidance encouraging states…

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NCJW Files Amicus Brief in Abortion Case Before the Supreme Court

On Tuesday, December 3, the National Council of Jewish Women, along with 28 faith-based organizations submitted an amicus brief in support of the clinic challenging Louisiana’s Act 620 in June Medical Services v. Gee. Act 620 requires physicians who provide abortion care to have hospital admitting privileges within 30 miles of…

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