National Council of Jewish Women Minnesota (NCJW) is a service, advocacy, and leadership development nonprofit led by Jewish women and allies in the North Star State.
NCJW Minnesota is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms.
NCJW Minnesota Goals:
- Promote equity through community service
- Promote social justice through coalition building and advocacy
- Empower our NCJW network to be progressive change agents
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Community Priorities Moving Forward At Legislative Session
ith the Minnesota Legislative session a few weeks old, a bill that has been hanging around the House for the past several years has already had its first hearing and […]
Fundamental Political Values Go Beyond Political Affiliation
As Jews, Minnesotans, and Americans, we are committed to fundamental values that go beyond political affiliation.
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‘We Won’t Go Back’: Thousands March On Capitol For Abortion Rights, Access
n estimated crowd of 10,000 people marched to the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul on a steamy Sunday, with Jewish organizations, clergy, and legislators part of the event. The […]
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Who The Folk?! Erica Solomon
rica Solomon had been well acquainted with the work of NCJW Minnesota after having spent the previous five years on the board of the 125-year-old organization. So when she was […]
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NCJW, JCA Part Of Upcoming March For Abortion Access
n response to the Supreme Court overturning cases that legalized abortion for many places, the National Council of Jewish Women Minnesota and Jewish Community Action are two of the organizations […]
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Who The Folk?! Laura Monn Ginsburg
or this week’s Who The Folk?! Podcast, we’re going to be handing it off to Enzi Tanner and his podcast Kuumba Hineni. Late last week, Enzi spoke with Laura Monn […]
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Erica Solomon Picked As NCJW MN Executive Director
rica Solomon, who was the former director of the JCFS NextGen program, was named the next executive director of National Council of Jewish Women Minnesota, effective June 1. Solomon replaces […]
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Beth Gendler Leaving Role With NCJW Minnesota
eth Gendler, who has been the executive director at NCJW Minnesota for nearly a decade, announced Wednesday that she’ll be leaving her position. NCJW Minnesota has posted its executive director […]
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Judaism’s Presence In Minnesota’s Abortion-Rights Fight
n Dec. 1, when the Supreme Court heard arguments about a Mississippi law that bans nearly all abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, Naomi Silber was surprised. Mississippi’s law conflicts […]
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Hennepin County Approves $1M In Anti-Hate Funding
hile the Communities Combatting Hate Coalition didn’t have success in the state legislature getting a hate crimes law passed, the Hennepin County Commissioners stepped into the void. Last week, the […]
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Institutions Stand In Solidarity, Increase Security, As Beth El Faces Threat
number of synagogues and Jewish agencies have released statements standing in solidarity with Beth El synagogue after a “specific threat of violence” was directed against the St. Louis Park shul. […]
Jewish Organizations’ Statements On The Death Of Daunte Wright
n the 48 hours since the killing of Daunte Wright, several Jewish organizations in the Twin Cities released statements: Multiracial Jewish Association of Minnesota MJA extends its condolences and shared […]
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Multi-Ethnic Coalition Join Forces On Hate Crimes Bill
Press conference takes place at 11 a.m.
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Vote To Reduce Gun Violence This Year
e are a group of Jewish women writing because we are concerned about the increase in gun violence in our state and feel called to action. Our local news outlets […]
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Jewish, Muslim Women Find Common Ground At Capitol
Building bridges, not walls.
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The Jewish Guide To The Minnesota Legislative Session
Legislative session opens Feb. 11.
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Who The Folk?! Community Resource Guide
Learn about many of the Twin Cities Jewish communal organizations.
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Blu Greenberg Is Still Fighting
See this Orthodox, feminist activist this weekend.
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DFL CD5 Candidates Attending Beth El Forum On Aug. 6
Forum is Aug. 6 at Beth El.