Established in Chicago in 1893, NCJW is the oldest women's volunteer organization in the United States. There are 109 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.

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
The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) 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.






National Council of Jewish Women

A Faith in the Future. A Belief in Action.