What the Constitution Means to Me

At fifteen-years-old, Heidi Schreck earned her college tuition by winning Constitutional debate competitions across the United States. In this hilarious, hopeful, and achingly human new play, she resurrects her teenage self in order to trace the profound relationship between...

Theatre Outing: Roe

Wednesday, January 22, 7:30 pm Goodman Theater, 170 North Dearborn, Chicago 1973’s Roe v. Wade legalized abortion—and is hotly debated still today. The complex young women behind the trial—attorney Sarah Weddington and plaintiff Norma McCorvey (“Jane Roe”)—embark upon separate...

Save the Date: 2019 Hannah G Solomon Award Dinner

Monday, September 23, 2019 6:00 pm East Bank Club500 North Kingsbury Street, Chicago NCJW Chicago North Shore 2019 Hannah G Solomon Award Dinner Honoring Donna GutmanTrailblazer In leadership and equal rights for women and girls Keynote speaker Heather BoothActivist...

2019-2020 NCJW Board Proposed Slate

Officers: President: Debbie Vietinghoff Treasurer: Tina Cantrell Secretary: Robbie Schreiber Immediate Past President: Tina Cantrell Directors: Barbara Dolinger Donna Gutman Lauren Harper Jill Lexier Beth Najberg Sherry Petlin Joan Zahnle Directors at Large: Bev Copeland Merle Gross Sarah Hirsen...

Soup Kitchen at Beth Emet Synagogue

Wednesday, December 18 2019 4:00 – 7:00 pm Beth Emet Soup Kitchen. Beth Emet Synagogue, 1224 Dempster, Evanston. Volunteers and Groceries Needed!  Help shop, prepare and serve dinner and bag lunches. The evening is part of an ongoing collaboration...

“Dying to Know” Series

Series Begins April 3, 2019 Replogle Center for Counseling and Well-Being 126 E. Chestnut Street Chicago Join NCJW, Skyline Village Chicago, Replogle Center for Counseling and Well-Being, Fourth Presbyterian Church, and JourneyCare for a series of life-affirming conversations about...

NCJW is ready.  All we need is you.

For 125 years, NCJW has been there, and this year was no exception. Just as we were there on Ellis Island welcoming refugees and protecting young single women from ending up in sweatshops and brothels in 1893… this year...

You Be The Judge – Chicago

Join National Council of Jewish Women Chicago North Shore for an exciting interactive workshop on how the federal courts work. Play the part of a federal judge on a panel. Deliberate & decide religious rights and voting rights cases....

Luggage for Freedom Pack and Delivery Day

West Ridge Center, 636 Ridge Road, Highland Park Sunday, October 27, 2019 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Volunteers will be needed to sort items and pack suitcases and backpacks and then deliver donations to local domestic violence shelters.  Ages 4...

Nosh and Knowledge

Tuesday, October 22, 6:00 pm Curt’s Cafe, 2922 Central Street, Evanston In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness month, join NCJW at Curt’s Cafe as we hear from Pat Davenport, Executive Director/CEO of A Safe Place who will inform us...

Let’s Talk: NCJW City Salon

Really, let’s get together in a convenient place and discuss / debate current issues about social justice in Chicago, America, and the world with other interesting folks like you. Join us for our City Salon – monthly get-togethers to...

Theatre Outing: Invisible

PRESENTED BY: HER STORY THEATERSUNDAY, OCTOBER 6, 3PM Her Story Theater presents the world premiere of INVISIBLE, written by Mary Bonnett, as its Fall 2019 production. INVISIBLE imagines a woman in a small Mississippi town in 1925 who is...

Hannah G Solomon Awards

Monday, September 23, 2019 6:00 pm East Bank Club500 North Kingsbury Street, Chicago NCJW Chicago North Shore 2019 Hannah G Solomon Award Dinner Honoring Donna GutmanTrailblazer In leadership and equal rights for women and girls Keynote speaker Heather BoothActivist...

Hannah G Solomon Awards

Monday, September 23, 2019 6:00 pm East Bank Club 150 Kingsbury Street, Chicago NCJW Chicago North Shore 2019 Hannah G Solomon Award Dinner Honoring Donna GutmanTrailblazer In leadership and equal rights for women and girls Keynote speaker Heather BoothActivist...

NCJW Women’s Salon

Want to meet interesting women and explore progressive, feminist and social justice issues? Join the NCJW Evening Salon NCJW’s new Evening Salon is a monthly, evening discussion group (7:30-9:00 pm), meeting at Salon members’ homes (in the northern suburbs)...

New NCJW Community Service Opportunity

Volunteers needed for:  Nuestro Homework Club Make a positive difference in a young child’s life. Become a volunteer tutor for the Nuestro Homework Club. Tutors will work with small groups of early elementary students from Oak Terrace School. Prior...

Join Us in Celebrating #NationalVoterRegistrationDay!

National Council of Jewish Women Chicago North Shore is excited to participate in a national effort to engage and mobilize Americans in our political process by helping to register over a hundred thousand voters across the country on September...

2017 Installation Remarks – Donna Gutman

Welcome from your returning and recycled incoming co-President. First, let us conclude the business meeting and move forward on critical issues we face. We are the conscientious courageous women of NCJW, advocates that speak out on issues critical to...

2017 Installation Remarks – Tina Cantrell

Good Morning and Welcome.  I’m so happy to see everyone here.  We are members of a vibrant section of the National Council of Jewish Women.  As you know, NCJW is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn...

Membership

As an NCJW member, you will impact your community and the world at large by becoming part of a growing grassroots network of courageous and compassionate individuals who improve the lives of women, children, and families every day. Our...

NCJW 47th National Convention Recap

On March 23-25, 2017, NCJW Chicago North Shore Co-Presidents Tina Cantrell and Donna Gutman were fortunate to attend the NCJW 47th National Convention in Atlanta.  Titled “Shaping the Future, Leading the Way,” they joined over 250 courageous and visionary leaders...