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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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Interfaith Open Letter – Stephen Miller Must Resign

As a diverse coalition of interfaith partners dedicated to moral and humane immigration policies, we demand the immediate resignation of White House Senior Policy Advisor Stephen Miller. We believe that all people deserve to be treated with dignity, regardless of their immigration status. Our varied faith traditions mandate us to…

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Civil Rights Leaders’ NO BAN Act Letter

On January 8th, 2020, a diverse group of prominent civil rights leaders sent the following letter urging House Democratic leaders to take action on the NO BAN Act. Dear Speaker Pelosi, Majority Leader Hoyer and Majority Whip Clyburn, We, the undersigned leadership of civil rights and social justice organizations are…

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Jewish Lawmakers sign-on letter to dismiss Stephen Miller

For the last two years, NCJW has been sounding the alarm on Stephen Miller’s harmful and racist policies towards immigrants and refugees. We’re so pleased that 25 Jewish members of Congress see what we’ve been saying, led by Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) and Brad Schneider (D-IL), and have boldly…

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NCJW Files Amicus Brief in Abortion Case Before the Supreme Court

On Tuesday, December 3, the National Council of Jewish Women, along with 28 faith-based organizations submitted an amicus brief in support of the clinic challenging Louisiana’s Act 620 in June Medical Services v. Gee. Act 620 requires physicians who provide abortion care to have hospital admitting privileges within 30 miles of…

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