Senate Confirms Historic Nominee Nicole Berner

WASHINGTON — With the Senate confirmation of Nicole Berner to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, National Council of Jewish Women CEO Sheila Katz released the following statement: “A nominee like Nicole Berner comes along once in a lifetime. She is a historic nominee for the Fourth Circuit as the first LGBTQ, Israeli-American, and labor lawyer …

NCJW Hails Long-Awaited Over-the-Counter Birth Control

PRESS CONTACT: Jody Rabhan, National Council of Jewish Women jrabhan@ncjw.org   NCJW Hails Long-Awaited Over-the-Counter Birth Control WASHINGTON — National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) applauds the release of the first over-the-counter birth control, Opill, now accessible to millions of people. NCJW CEO Sheila Katz released the following statement: “National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is proud that our long-standing advocacy …

NCJW Supports Adeel Mangi to Third Circuit Court; Rejects Baseless Attacks

NCJW Supports Adeel Mangi to Third Circuit Court; Rejects Baseless Attacks FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press contact: Jody Rabhan, jrabhan@ncjw.org WASHINGTON — National Council of Jewish Women CEO Sheila Katz released the following statement in response to baseless attacks on Adeel Mangi, who if confirmed would be the first Muslim American judge on our circuit courts: “National Council of Jewish Women …

HOMELESS STAND DOWN

NCJW/CLE is coordinating with Business Volunteers Unlimited for this year’s Homeless Stand Down (HSD), an event for community members experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity. You must contact co-chairs by March 18 to volunteer and to receive a registration for early-access sign up. Anyone 13 years or older is eligible to volunteer at the Homeless Stand Down, making it a nice volunteer …

NCJW Calls Alabama Supreme Court’s IVF Ruling an Affront to Religious Freedom

NCJW Calls Alabama Supreme Court’s IVF Ruling an Affront to Religious Freedom Court Decision Weaponizes Religion to Take Away Rights FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press contact: Jake Green, jgreen@ncjw.org WASHINGTON — National Council of Jewish Women CEO Sheila Katz released the following statement in response to the Alabama Supreme Court ruling that declared frozen embryos to be children and that the …

Congressional roundtable remarks from NCJW CEO Sheila Katz

National Council of Jewish Women CEO Sheila Katz spoke at Wednesday, February 14’s congressional roundtable hosted by Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) to examine and raise awareness of this sexual and gender-based violence, and the violence since then against the hostages in Hamas captivity. We’ve shared the video and full transcript of her remarks below. We are here today to …

NCJW to Participate in Congressional Roundtable Spotlighting Hamas’ Gender-based Violence Against Israeli Women

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES: February 12, 2024 PRESS CONTACT: Jake Green, National Council of Jewish Women, jgreen@ncjw.org National Council of Jewish Women to Participate in Roundtable Spotlighting Hamas’ Gender-based Violence Against Israeli Women with Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Second Gentleman Emhoff, Ambassador Herzog, Ambassador Lipstadt **FOR PLANNING PURPOSES Wednesday Feb. 14th** WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, Feb. 14th, National Council of Jewish Women …

Intern Lobby Day: Advocating for Just Access to Abortion Care

We ended 2023 strong with our intern lobby day! Our two Government Relations and Advocacy (GR&A) fall interns, Maya Sokoloff and Lily Fleischmann, went to Capitol Hill to advocate for the Abortion Justice Act as representatives of NCJW. This bill addresses the root causes of reproductive injustice by providing a framework for equitable access to quality, affordable abortion care. Both …

Apply for the Roslyn Z. Wolf Grant

National Council of Jewish Women/Cleveland (NCJW/CLE) Seeks Nominees for the 2024 $10,000 Roslyn Z. Wolf Grant Award A $10,000 grant will be presented to a non-profit organization proposing a program that demonstrates an outstanding contribution to our community in the areas of youth, family and education. Organizations with a budget of $1,000,000 or less, and those that exemplify NCJW/CLE’s mission …