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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.


NCJW Joins the Rally for Abortion Justice

By Lindsay Morris Advocating for abortion access is more critical than ever. On Saturday, October 2, thousands of people gathered in downtown Washington, D.C. to do just that as part of the Women’s March Rally for Abortion Justice. Before the rally Saturday, National Council of Jewish Women hosted a Shabbat…

Press Releases

History Making Vote in House to Protect and Advance Abortion Access

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 24, 2021 Media Contact Alyson Malinger, West End Strategy Team; 917-935-7311   History Making Vote in House to Protect and Advance Abortion Access  WASHINGTON — Today, the House of Representatives took a crucial step to protect abortion access across the United States by passing the…

Policy Statements

Freedom to Vote Act a Transformative Bill 

National Council of Jewish Women 2055 L Street, NW, Suite 650 Washington, DC 20036  WASHINGTON – Today, Senators Amy Klobuchar, Tim Kaine, Angus King, Joe Manchin, Jeff Merkley, Alex Padilla, Jon Tester, and Raphael Warnock introduced the Freedom to Vote Act, the next step toward realizing the promise of democracy for all. National Council of…

NCJW Marches for Voting Rights, August 28, 2021

On August 28, the 58th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic March on Washington, NCJW joined March On, SEUI, National Action Network, the Drum Major Institute, and dozens of our partners for March On for Voting Rights – a series of actions across the country in support of the…

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