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...

National Voter Registration Day*

National Voter Registration Day* September 26, 2017 League of Women Voters (LWV) – Registration Sites LWV – CHICAGO Center on Halsted,   3556 N. Halsted Street, between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.   More information: http://www.centeronhalsted.org/newevents-details.cfm?ID=14515 LWV-EVANSTON Details pending...

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, 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...

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...

I am Jane Doe Film Screening and Discussion

Sunday, January 21, 2018, 2:00 pm Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook Backpage.com is the most common method of selling and buying sex often from minors who are trapped in the sex trafficking industry. Hiding behind the First...

Equal Means Equal Screening and Discussion

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Location: a private home in Morton Grove (address given with RSVP) 6:30 pm; film will start promptly at 7. Join NCJW for a private home screening of the documentary Equal Means Equal. EQUAL MEANS EQUAL offers an...

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...

Women’s Gubernatorial Forum

Saturday December 9, 2:00 pm Chicago Temple, 77 W. Washington St., Chicago Illinois has a Gubernatorial election coming up – learn about the candidates and the issues most effecting women at the Women’s Gubernatorial Forum at 2 p.m. on Saturday,...

Couture for a Cause

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 5:00 – 7:00 pm Nic+Zoe Boutique,  647 Central Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035 Join NCJW and the Highland Park Highwood Legal Aid Clinic (HPHLAC) for a fun and educational evening at Nic+Zoe Boutique in Highland Park....

NCJW Women’s Salon

Wednesday, November 8, 7:30 – 9:00pm NCJW Women’s Salon consists of monthly evening programs to discuss fiction and non-fiction books and journal articles on timely feminist and Jewish issues, take outings to theater and films, and advocate for 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,...

Be Bold: Now Tour and Lunch

NOW Tour and Lunch: Don’t Iron While the Strike is Hot: Chicago-NOW’s fight for Equality Exhibit and BOLD the Future lunch Thursday, November 2, 10:30 am Join NCJW for an exhibit at the UIC Richard J. Daley Library, 801...

NCJW November Book Club

Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 9:15 am 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...

Luggage for Freedom Pack and Delivery Day

Sunday, October 29, 2017, 11:30 am 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...

NCJW Chicago North Shore Board Meeting

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 10:00 am Join the NCJW CNS Section Board at one of our bi-monthly board meetings.  Get involved and learn more about our section.  Each board meeting will focus on a different topic. The topic...

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...