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We all go to work every day and do our jobs as business leaders, doctors, architects, librarians, lawyers, teachers, parents, and volunteers. We deserve senators who will do the same. – NCJW CEO Nancy Kaufman for the NY Jewish Week

 

April 4, 2016
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Ellen Alper, Executive Director of NCJW-St. Louis Section, pens a Letter to the Editor about how Senate must do its job to keep courts filled with judges.
April 3, 2016
WHOtv

Sen. Joni Ernst approves of protests against Sen. Chuck Grassley but is cautious – and NCJW Women are pictured with #DoYourJob signs.
April 1, 2016
The Jewish Press

NCJW Omaha section shares their experience in DC visiting Nebraska Senators and Representatives speaking about one of their core initiatives: ensuring a fair, independent, and fully-functioning federal judiciary.
     
March 29, 2016
Sen. Kirk is Taking a Good First Step, Says National Jewish Women’s Organization

Senator Kirk is taking an important first step in meeting with Judge Garland, and it is heartening that some of his Republican colleagues are following suit, but a meeting is not nearly enough. Senate Republicans have a constitutional responsibility not only to meet with Garland, but to hold a prompt hearing and vote on his nomination.
March 28, 2016
Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied 

“For our senators to do anything less is a betrayal of the oath they took to uphold the Constitution. It is a Constitution that we, as Jews, proudly defend and which has served to protect our rights as a minority religious group in America.”
March 15, 2016
The Senate Would Rather Talk About Unconstitutional Bills Than Fill a Supreme Court Vacancy

So given all of this…a friendly suggestion to our friends in the Senate. It would be awesome if, like Senator Murray said, you did your jobs and held hearings to fill the Supreme Court. Filling the vacancy—just like a woman’s right to make her own health care decisions—should not be a partisan issue.
     
  March 15, 2016
Glamour

The Senate is too busy talking about bills limiting abortion access to focus on filling the Supreme Court Vacancy – and NCJW Women are pictured with #DoYourJob signs.
February 23, 2016
NCJW Press Statement

NCJW and 35 Faith-Based Organizations Ask Senate for Full Consideration of US Supreme Court Nominee.