Established in Chicago in 1893, NCJW is the oldest women’s volunteer organization in the United States. There are sections in 34 states and the District of Columbia. NCJW has 47 affiliates worldwide called the International Council of Jewish Women. The Greater New Orleans Section, founded in 1897, has approximately 1000 members.
As the first and most progressive Jewish women’s organization in the United States, NCJW is and has always been a leading voice for justice in the United States. Throughout our storied history, we have been dedicated to improving the quality of life for women, children, and families, and to safeguarding individual rights and freedoms both in the U.S. and Israel.
NCJW Greater New Orleans Section is committed to:
- Advance the well-being and status of women
- Advance the well-being of children and families
- Enhance the quality of Jewish life
- Ensure individual and civil rights
- Support a secure Israel and the well-being of all its people
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To see our local brochure, see below