“This weekend’s decision from Alabama’s highest court classifying frozen embryos as children is wildly outrageous and sets a harmful precedent that violates separation of church and state and will make it nearly impossible for families in Alabama to access fertility treatments such as in-vitro fertilization (IVF).
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NCJW to Participate in Congressional Roundtable Spotlighting Hamas’ Gender-based Violence Against Israeli Women
On Wednesday, Feb. 14th, National Council of Jewish Women will join Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) for an event on Capitol Hill from 10:30 am to 12 pm to examine and raise awareness of the sexual and gender-based violence that Hamas perpetrated on October 7th and since then against Israeli women.
Our two Government Relations and Advocacy (GR&A) fall interns, Maya Sokoloff and Lily Fleischmann, went to Capitol Hill to advocate for the Abortion Justice Act as representatives of NCJW.
At Special Session on Sexual Violence Against Israelis, Speakers Call on Women’s Organizations, the UN, and the World to Speak Out
session, titled “Hear Our Voices” — held by the Israel Mission to the UN, NCJW, Sheryl Sandberg, others — at the United Nations and was dedicated to unequivocally condemning the rape and sexual violence committed by Hamas terrorists against Israeli women and girls. The event featured a keynote address by Sheryl Sandberg and video message from Hilary Clinton.
National Council of Jewish Women was at the historic March on Washington 60 years ago and yesterday, August 26, 2023, we marched again. Sheila Katz, our CEO, spoke to the crowd, addressing reproductive justice, the continuing toll of gun violence and the threat of rising bigotry. Here’s the full…
National Council of Jewish Women’s (NCJW) Government Relations and Advocacy (GR&A) summer interns, Maddie Glassman and Sydney Hastings-Wilkins, kicked off the month of August with Intern Lobby Day! Our interns hold an Intern Lobby Day each college semester – and each summer – to lobby our lawmakers on a priority…