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National Council of Jewish Women

Founded in 1893, 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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Opening Prayer for the Jewish Women’s Congress, by Rachel Frank-Litman (World Parliament of Religion at the World’s Columbian Exposition, 1893)

Contributed on: 04 Dec 2021 by Aharon N. Varady (transcription) | National Council of Jewish Women | Rachel Frank-Litman |

The opening prayer of the Jewish Women’s Congress held at the World Parliament of Religion at the World’s Columbian Exposition as published in the Papers of the Jewish Women’s Congress: held at Chicago, September 4-7, 1893 (1894), p. 8. . . .


A Prayer for Repro Shabbat (National Council of Jewish Women 2022)

Contributed on: 28 Jan 2022 by National Council of Jewish Women |

“A Prayer for Repro Shabbat” was written collectively by the staff of the National Council of Jewish Women and disseminated on Twitter and Facebook 27 January 2022. . . .


A Prayer for Those Denied Abortion Care, by Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg (National Council of Jewish Women 2021)

Contributed on: 28 Jan 2022 by Danya Ruttenberg | National Council of Jewish Women |

“A Prayer for Those Denied Abortion Care” was composed collectively by the staff of the National Council of Jewish Women and disseminated on Facebook in response to the regressive health care policies of the State of Texas in the United States in 2021. . . .


White Day of Peace, a poem by Miriam del Banco for the Jewish Women’s Congress (World Parliament of Religion at the World’s Columbian Exposition, 1893)

Contributed on: 04 Dec 2021 by Aharon N. Varady (transcription) | National Council of Jewish Women | Miriam del Banco |

A poem on interfaith tolerance during the Jewish Women’s Congress held at Chicago, September 4-7, 1893, part of the World Parliament of Religion at the World’s Columbian Exposition. . . .



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