New NCJW Community Service Opportunity

Volunteers needed for:  Summer Camp Reading Pilot Project www.famservice.org Make a positive difference in a young child’s life this summer! Volunteer summer tutors are needed for Nuestro Verano Summer Camp 2018. Tutors will work with small groups of early...

Winter Fundraiser – Dear Evan Hansen

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph St. Chicago, IL 60603 6:45 pm (suite service begins); 7:30 pm performance A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told,...

New Items at Encore and More

Encore & More Has Huge New Stock of High-End Designer Encore & More just received four boxes of NEW high-end designer brand clothing. These items are new – never worn – most with the original price tags! The items...

Indecent

Sunday, October 21, 2018, 2:00pm “Indecent, the superbly realized, powerful new play by Paula Vogel, sheds an eye-opening light on a little-known time when theatrical history, Jewish culture, and the frank depiction of homosexuality intersected, with explosive results.”  —The...

Luggage for Freedom Pack and Delivery Day

Sunday, October 21, 2018, West Ridge Center, 636 Ridge, Highland Park Luggage for Freedom will hold their next “Pack & Delivery Day” on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at the West Ridge Center at 636 Ridge Rd. in Highland Park....

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...

Mongers

Sunday, September 16, 2018, 2:00 pm The Greenhouse Theater Center 2257 N Lincoln Avenue Chicago Written by Her Story Theater Founder and Producing Artistic Director Mary Bonnett, and directed by John Mossman, Co-Founder of The Artistic Home, MONGERS follows...

Soup Kitchen at First Methodist Church

Thursday, August 2, 2018 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...

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...

Soup Kitchen at Beth Emet Synagogue

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 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 2018 Installation Celebration

Monday, June 18, 2018, 11:30 a.m. Maggianos, Westfield Old Orchard Mall 4999 Old Orchard Shopping Center, Skokie Celebrate… NCJW Chicago North Shore 2018 Installation Celebration Featuring Alex Swerdlow & Marley Rosario Organizers for the 2018 March for Our Lives Chicago & Cofounders...

NCJW Women’s Salon

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 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...

Greater Chicago Jewish Festival

Sunday, June 10, 2018; 11:00am to 6:00pm St. Paul Woods, Cook County Forest Preserve Enter the Festival grounds through the free parking at Oakton Street west of Lehigh, in Morton Grove     The Greater Chicago Jewish Festival intertwines the...

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...

Equal Means Equal: An ERA Documentary

Monday, March 19, 2018, 7:00pm to 8:30pm Northbrook Public Library Auditorium 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook Watch the history of the ERA unfold in this powerful documentary. Full legal equality still eludes American women, as documented in this film on...

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...

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,...

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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...