NCJW signed onto a letter with our partners: Ameinu, Americans for Peace Now, Hashomer Hatzair, Jewish Labor Committee, J Street, New Israel Fund, Partners for Progressive Israel, Reconstructing Judaism, T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights to urge our representatives to bring to the House floor H.Res.326 Read the full…
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Following Otzma Yehudit Agreement, Eight Leading Organizations Call On American Jewish Community To Affirm: Kahanists Have No Place In The Knesset
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE This week, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, keen to shore up his electoral position, orchestrated the unification of the extreme right-wing party Otzma Yehudit (“Jewish Power”) with the National Union so that it could enter the Knesset in a consolidated right-wing bloc. This is dangerous and deeply concerning. Otzma Yehudit is the latest iteration…
Read Here Allison Kaplan Sommer—Haaretz Under the hashtag #LetHerStay, left-wing American Jewish organizations have launched a campaign in the United States to pressure the Israeli government to change its position on allowing Lara Alqasem to enter into the country.
Read Here Forward—Abbey Alpern “I recently joined a group of 60 Jewish women leaders from the Jewish Women’s Funding Network (JWFN) and the National Council of Jewish Women on a study tour examining the status of women in Israel. We met with inspired leaders and organizations that are undertaking important…
National Council of Jewish Women 475 Riverside Drive, Suite 1901 New York, NY 10115 Contact: Amanda Lang Director of Marketing and Communications 212.870.2738 work 917.886.0336 cell Israel’s Jewish nation state law an affront to human dignity and decency July 18 2018, New York, NY – The National Council of…
National Council of Jewish Women 1707 L Street NW, Suite 950 Washington, DC 20036-4206 Contact: Amanda Lang Director of Marketing and Communications 212.870.2738917.886.0336 cell NCJW Reacts to Embassy Move and Gaza Violence on Israel’s 70th Birthday May 15, 2018, Washington, DC – The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW)…