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.

A Welcome Commitment to Refugees

National Council of Jewish Women 2055 L Street, NW, Suite 650 Washington, DC 20036 February 5, 2021, Washington, DC-National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) celebrated President Biden’s efforts to begin restoring the nation’s refugee resettlement program. NCJW Chief Policy Officer Jody Rabhan released the following policy statement: “National Council of…

100 Days Newsletter

100 Days Newsletter: Day 16 – February 4, 2021

As we close out the third week of the Biden-Harris administration, a power-sharing agreement has been finalized in the Senate, allowing the Democrats to take control of committees and get to work for the American people. And get to work they did, confirming several of President Biden’s cabinet nominees, starting…

Policy Statements

National Council of Jewish Women Applauds Introduction of Dream Act  

National Council of Jewish Women 2055 L Street, NW, Suite 650 Washington, DC 20036  Contact:  Shana Sisk, ssisk@ncjw.org February 4, 2021, Washington, DC-National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) applauds the reintroduction of the Dream Act by Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Dick Durbin (D-IL). NCJW Chief Policy Officer Jody Rabhan released the following…

Sign-on letters

Jewish Organization Sign-on Letter in Support of HR 1

February 3, 2021 Dear Member of Congress: The 80 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…

Press Releases

National Council of Jewish Women Endorses Biden Executive Actions Addressing Reproductive Health, Rights and Justice 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Sarah Garfinkel, West End Strategy Team sgarfinkel@westendstrategy.com; 202-765-4290 WASHINGTON– National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) CEO Sheila Katz issued the following statement in support of several executive actions that President Joe Biden enacted ensuring the right to necessary abortion information, access and services: “National Council…

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