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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.


The Latest on Medication Abortion (Updated regularly)

Another day, another decision in the ongoing court battles over the accessibility of mifepristone, used in medication abortion and miscarriage care. We know this is getting confusing, but confusion is the point for the anti-abortion activists, as confusion ultimately means fewer patients access care. While the landscape continues to shift,…

Sign-on letters

NCJW and 110 organizations demand equal access to abortion coverage!

February 17, 2023  Faith-Centered, Values-Based, & Religious Organizations Express Support for the EACH Act Dear Representatives:  The undersigned 111 religious, religiously-affiliated, values-based, and faith-centered organizations and communities represent millions of people of faith and conscience committed to securing universal access to affordable health coverage, including coverage for abortion care. We…

Sign-on letters

39 Faith Based Groups Urge Action to Address Public Health Emergency

The Honorable Joseph R. Biden President of the United States The Honorable Xavier Becerra Secretary, United States Department of Health & Human Services August 9, 2022 Dear Mr. President and Mr. Secretary: The undersigned 39 faith-based organizations represent a broad range of religious traditions and faiths. We join concerned lawmakers and…

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