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...

Upcoming Action Events

The Action Events listed below are not hosted or co-sponsored by NCJW Chicago North Shore unless specifically indicated and are listed as a courtesy to our members who might be interested. Immigration & Refugees March 15th ICIRR Immigrant and...

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 Park....

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...

Luggage for Freedom Collection Drive

Sunday, June 4, 2017   Extra Space Storage, 1610 Old Deerfield Road, Highland Park. Luggage for Freedom, a project of the National Council of Jewish Women, is holding a collection drive on Sunday, June 4, 2016 from 10:00 – 12:00...

Soup Kitchen at Beth Emet Synagogue

Wednesday, May 10, 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...

50/50 Day – Northbrook

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:45; program begins promptly at 7:00) Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook On May 10th, join National Council of Jewish Women and thousands of organizations, companies, schools, museums, libraries and homes...

50/50 Day – Naperville

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 10:00 am Location: private home in Naperville (address given with RSVP) On May 10th, join National Council of Jewish Women and thousands of organizations, companies, schools, museums, libraries and homes — anywhere people already gather —...

Israel Solidarity Day

Sunday, May 7, 2017, 2:00 pm 200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park Israel Solidarity Day is a celebration marking Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day. The day long events brings together Jews from across the Chicago area to stand with...

NCJW Chicago North Shore Board Meeting

Wednesday, May 3, 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.  Help shape NCJW for the future.  Board members are open to...

NCJW May Book Club

Wednesday, May 3, 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...

NCJW Women’s Salon

Wednesday, April 26, 7:30 – 9:00pm Location: A private home in Northbrook 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...

Illinois Women March on Springfield

Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 12:00 – 3:00 pm Illinois State Capitol, Springfield The Illinois Women March on Springfield brings women and their allies together in Springfield on April 25, 2017.  Join NCJW in Springfield for a day for advocacy, lobbying and...