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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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H.Res.326 sign on letter

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…

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Foward: Israel is Normalizing Gender Segregation

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…

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