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...

Reproductive Justice

NCJW Denounces House Expansion of Hyde Amendment and President Trump’s Revival and Expansion of Global Gag Rule National Council of Jewish Women 1707 L Street NW, Suite 950 Washington, DC 20036-4206 Contact: Amanda Lang, Director of Marketing and Communications...

Immigration & Refugees

NCJW Condemns Trump’s New Discriminatory Limits on Refugee Entry in US and Attack on Sanctuary Cities National Council of Jewish Women 1707 L Street NW, Suite 950 Washington, DC 20036-4206 Contact: Amanda Lang, Director of Marketing and Communications 212.870.2738 FOR...

Supreme Court

NCJW Alarmed at Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court January 31, 2017, Washington, DC – The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) today announced its strong opposition to the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the...

We marched – now, we ACT!

NCJW was privileged to be a leader AND supporter of the January 21 Women’s March on Washington and Women’s Marches all over the United States. The unity that grew from marches nationwide will carry us through the coming months...

Soup Kitchen at First Methodist Church

Thursday, December 28, 2017 4:00 – 7:00 pm Soup Kitchen at First United Methodist Church 516 Church Street, Evanston.  Help to prepare and serve a meal to those in need. Volunteers are needed to shop for groceries, bake, prepare and...

Add Your Voice and Support NCJW Today!

Over the High Holidays, we often reflect on our Jewish values and ponder how we can nurture the spark that is within us to honor all people.  Conversations around the dinner table with friends and relatives have been deep,...

Luggage for Freedom Pack and Delivery Day

Sunday, October 29, 2017   West Ridge Center, 636 Ridge, Highland Park Luggage for Freedom will hold their next “Pack & Delivery Day” on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at the West Ridge Center at 636 Ridge Rd. in Highland...

E-News and Information

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Donna Gutman 2016 Installation Remarks

  Recently I received a note-card that invited me to create a space for a girl and transform her life. It read: I have a brilliant heart & beautiful mind. I am me, a perfectly flawed full work in...

Tina Cantrell 2016 Installation Remarks

It’s wonderful to share this event with so many of you today.  By your presence here, you are part of our collective commitment to make this world a better place.  You share our respect for the work that NCJW...

2016-2017 NCJW Book Club

Join NCJW’s Moderated Book Club. Enjoy great books and be part of lively discussions. One book per month September – May. The cost of Book Club is $100. NCJW dues of $50 must also be paid in order to...

Sisters of Story

Saturday, July 22, 2017, 2:00 pm Ismaili Jamatkhana Glenview, 100 Shermer Rd, Glenview Join NCJW, Ismaili Jamatkhana Glenview, St. David’s Episcopal Church, Chestnut Square at the Glen, and St. Philip Lutheran Church and come together as a community and as...

Soup Kitchen at Beth Emet Synagogue

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 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...

NCJW Chicago North Shore 2017 Installation Celebration

Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 10:30 a.m. The Happ Inn Bar & Grill, 305 Happ Road, Northfield Celebrate… NCJW Chicago North Shore 2017 Installation Celebration Featuring Key Note Address From Susan Gzesh Executive Director, University of Chicago Pozen Family Center for Human...

Distance Learning Call

RSVP for Distance Learning Callwith Yifat Bitton of Tmura: The Israeli Anti-Discrimination Law Center Please join us for a special NCJW Israel Granting Program update call, featuring Yifat Bitton, Co-Founder and Co-Chair of Tmura – The Israeli Antidiscrimination Legal...

Engaging Israel

ENGAGING ISRAEL       Exploring your Values about Israel through Text, Video and Discussion Join a conversation about Israel rooted in Jewish values and ideas. Going deeper than the political issues of the day, we discuss the meaning...

Donate to Luggage for Freedom

There is nothing more satisfying than knowing that your contribution can make a direct impact on people in need.   Luggage for Freedom collects gently used luggage and backpacks, new towels, new sheets and toiletries for women leaving local...

Donate Now!

Support NCJW Chicago North Shore Section Today! Your Support helps us with our important social justice work, community service and advocacy, including our work on domestic violence, early childhood education, and securing the rights of women in reproductive health,...