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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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National Council of Jewish Women Urges Patience as Every Vote is Counted

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 4, 2020 Media Contact: Sarah Garfinkel, West End Strategy Team; 202-765-4290 WASHINGTON – As the counting of ballots continues throughout the country and no clear winner declared in the presidential election, National Council of Jewish Women CEO Sheila Katz released the following statement urging calm:…


The Senate’s Obligation is to the American People

Originally published by Ms. Magazine October 26, 2020 By Sheila Katz As we approach the eighth month of living with the devastating ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 225,000 Americans are dead and more than 30 million people have lost their jobs. Nevertheless, the leaders of our government have…

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