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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.


From the ground in Israel

As President Herzog prepares to address Congress, a proud and poignant moment for all of us, now is the time to rededicate our partnerships to safeguard the vision of Israel that we all share. Together, we can ensure the future of a Jewish and democratic state based on principles of equality and justice, where women, children and families of all backgrounds and communities can thrive.

July 11, 2023 rally outside of the US embassy in Tel Aviv


The advancing judicial overhaul plans in Israel

For more than half-a-year now, protestors have taken to the streets of Israel to push back against the Israeli government’s proposed judicial overhaul, something National Council of Jewish Women has expressed concern with since its introduction. With recent developments, protests are intensifying.

Supreme Court Sanctions Discrimination in Appalling Decision Says NCJW

Policy Statements

Supreme Court Sanctions Discrimination in Appalling Decision Says NCJW

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled today to allow 303 Creative, a Colorado website business, to refuse service to same-sex couples, justifying outright discrimination against a particular group of customers. Jody Rabhan, National Council of Jewish Women chief policy officer, released the following statement: “In today’s appalling decision, the Supreme Court sanctioned…

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