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National Council of Jewish Women

Freedom of Religion

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 06.21.2014 | Religion
Jill S. Tietjen

Today, we are able to exercise our religious beliefs because of the courageous women and men who came before us. Let's learn about some of the women who strove for religious freedom.

Nonprofits Help Needy Kids Start School With Dignity

Posted 08.17.2012 | Impact

For the 21 million children who go hungry during the summer months without free school lunch, September signals an end to searing stomach pangs. But i...

100-Year-Old Volunteer Still Going Strong!

Posted 03.07.2012 | Impact

Martha Bandy, a Stanwood, Wa., resident, doesn't view her recent birthday as any reason to slow down. The 100-year-old volunteer is still giving ba...

What Would Susan B. Anthony Say?

Nancy K. Kaufman | Posted 04.16.2012 | Women
Nancy K. Kaufman

One can only imagine what Susan B. Anthony and her followers would say now.

The Right of Refusal Should Belong to Women

Nancy K. Kaufman | Posted 04.03.2012 | Women
Nancy K. Kaufman

Although there are differing religious views on the use of contraception, it should be up to women to decide on whether and when to use contraception based on their own beliefs and needs.

39 Years of Defending Roe v. Wade

Nancy K. Kaufman | Posted 03.21.2012 | Women
Nancy K. Kaufman

The principle of religious freedom demands that women be able to make healthcare decisions and choices, including whether or not to choose abortion or access family planning services,

Jewish Women Are the Answer to President Obama's Jewish Problem

Rebecca Sive | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics
Rebecca Sive

Mr. President: It's time to be a leading advocate for access to abortion, lest those Jewish women dismayed by your policies on the economy and Israel decide they might as well vote for your Republican opponent.

Needy N.J. Kids Get Free Back-To-School Shopping Spree

Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.30.2011 | Impact

Though temperatures tipped 90 degrees on Sunday, Rose-Lynn Okongwu, 5, proudly modeled her new leopard-lined winter coat, a welcome reprieve from the ...

Next Sunday: Protest at Right-Wing Billionaires' Secret Summit near Palm Springs

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Dreier

A broad coalition of consumer, community, labor, environmental, student, civil liberties, and faith-based groups are sponsoring a rally in Rancho Mira...