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National Council of Jewish Women 2055 L St, NW, Suite 650 Washington, DC 20036 Contact: Amanda Lang 917.886.0336 McConnell’s Inaction on Guns Leads to More Devastation September 1, 2019 — National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) CEO Sheila Katz released the following statement today following the tragic shootings in Alabama and Texas…
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…
Contact: Amanda Lang Director of Marketing and Communications 917.886.0336 cell FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Another school shooting; Senate inaction on gun safety measures continues May 8, 2019, Washington, DC – The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) today expressed disbelief that Congress has still not responded to horrific shootings in a…
Contact: Amanda Lang Director of Marketing and Communications 917.886.0336 cell FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NCJW Heartbroken by Passover Shooting April 27, 2019, Washington, DC – The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is saddened by the shooting of Jews worshipping on Passover and outraged by the continued gun violence in this…
Director of Government Relations and Advocacy, Jody Rabhan gives the rundown on gun violence prevention and the need for background checks following the mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand. Read the full blog here.