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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.


I Was in Two Shooting Scares in Four Months

At the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), we advocate for gun safety and gun violence prevention around the country throughout the year. It’s no different for our legislative fellows and interns — today’s post comes from Lauren Fine, Master of Social Work student at the University of Michigan and…


Honoring Liesl

June 6, 2019, marked 80 years since nearly 1,000 Jewish refugees aboard the M.S. St. Louis were denied entry to the United States. 254 of them later died in the Holocaust. HIAS Action DC organized a vigil to honor the memory of those individuals. Faith Williams attended the event –…

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