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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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NCJW Welcomes Senator Feinstein’s VAWA Reauthorization Bill

Contact: Amanda Lang Director of Marketing and Communications 917.886.0336 cell FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NCJW Welcomes Senator Feinstein’s VAWA Reauthorization Bill November 13, 2019, Washington, DC – The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) hails Senator Dianne Feinstein’s (D-CA) measure to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which would directly…

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NCJW Applauds House Passage of VAWA Reauthorization

Contact: Amanda Lang Director of Marketing and Communications 917.886.0336 cell FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NCJW Applauds House Passage of VAWA Reauthorization April 4, 2019, Washington, DC – The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) hails the House of Representatives for passage of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019 (HR…

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Reintroduction of EACH Woman Act Would Revolutionize Human Rights

Contact: Amanda Lang Director of Marketing and Communications 917.886.0336 cell FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reintroduction of EACH Woman Act Would Revolutionize Human Rights March 15, 2019, Washington, DC – The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) welcomes the reintroduction of the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance Act (EACH…

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Trump Transgender Military Ban Disgraces Democracy

Contact: Amanda Lang Director of Marketing and Communications 917.886.0336 cell FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Trump Transgender Military Ban Disgraces Democracy March 13, 2019, Washington, DC – The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) denounced the decision by the Trump administration to effectively ban transgender people from serving in the armed forces.…

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A Jewish Case for “No” On Kavanaugh

CEO Nancy K. Kaufman is joined by Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc, to write the Jewish case for rejecting the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. “Time and again, Kavanaugh has demonstrated behavior that is in contrast to what we would expect from a Supreme Court justice,…

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