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.

Policy Statements

Statehood for DC

National Council of Jewish Women 2055 L Street, NW, Suite 650 Washington, DC 20036 Statehood for DC April 22, 2021, Washington, DC-National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) hailed the passage of the HR 51 in the House of Representatives, which would grant statehood and voting representation in Congress to the…

Policy Statements

Democracy Reform Bill Introduced in Senate

National Council of Jewish Women 2055 L Street, NW, Suite 650 Washington, DC 20036 Democracy Reform Bill Introduced in Senate March 17, 2021, Washington, DC – Today the Senate introduced the For the People Act, S 1, a transformational democracy bill passed by the House of Representatives earlier this month.…

Sign-on letters

Jewish Organization Sign-on Letter in Support of S 1

February 3, 2021 Dear Member of Congress: The 79 undersigned local, state, and national Jewish organizations write in strong support of the transformational democracy reform package the For the People Act (H.R. 1/S. 1) and urge you to prioritize its passage. As Jews, we are commanded Tzedek, Tzedek Tirdof, to…

100 Days Newsletter

100 Days Newsletter: Day 9 – January 28, 2021

A lot has happened since President Biden and Vice President Harris were sworn into office last Wednesday. The US House of Representatives transmitted one article of impeachment to the Senate, with a trial set to begin the week of February 8. We’ll be following this, as an impeachment trial in…

100 Days Newsletter

100 Days Newsletter: Day 2 – January 21, 2021

The first 100 days of a new administration — a term coined by President Roosevelt — is generally considered the qualification for measuring a president’s success. Typically a lot happens during this phase. President Biden and Vice President Harris, both longtime friends of NCJW, paired with a Congressional majority allow…

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