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JWI Speaks Out on Gun Violence

In October, JWI submitted a petition to Congress encouraging the expansion of background checks.


JWI, CHANA Join Forces on 'Good Guys' Domestic Violence Campaign

The public awareness campaign aims to engage young men in preventing domestic and sexual violence.


Girls Achieve Grapeness nail polish

Young Women Wear Purple Nail Polish to Raise Awareness of Domestic 


The Girls Achieve Grapeness campaign distributed 10,000 bottles of purple nail polish to college campuses across the country.


Domestic Violence Survey Reveals Startling Facts

The No More survey found that 60 percent of Americans know a victim of domestic violence or sexual assault.


A Caring Gift for a Breast Cancer Surgery Patient

Dr. Elizabeth Chabner Thompson has used her knowledge as a physician and a patient to create products helping women facing breast surgery.


Expert Help for Your Hands

Top hand model Ellen Sirot creates products to help us all keep our hands looking their best—even in winter weather.


Relax With Yoga in Unexpected Places 

Carol Dickman's soothing, patient approach helps seniors, the disables, and the out-of-shape discover the benefits of yoga.


Helping Children Cope With Mom’s Breast Cancer

How does a child feel when his or her mother is diagnosed with breast cancer? That’s a question that troubled Debbie Fink after talking to her friend who was a mother who was receiving treatment for the disease.


Bye Bye Boobies

Humor and a feisty irreverence are helping many women brave a frightening journey.


Feisty Memoirs About the 'Big C'

Jewish women’s irreverent cancer memoirs occupy more than one shelf in the genre’s growing library.



A new book looks at the difficult choices facing women at high risk for developing breast cancer.


Empowering Women to Take Care of Their Health

The 35th anniversary edition of Our Bodies, Ourselves features new or revised material on every aspect of women's physical and mental well-being.


Steeped in Strength

Being resilient in the face of adversity is something Jewish women know a lot about.


our picks


Life-Saving Shirt


A t-shirt that shows women how to correctly examine their breasts at home.


A Link for Young Jewish Women With Breast Cancer

Sharsheret connects young Jewish women with volunteers who can understand their experiences and discuss their concerns.


Earrings with Hope

Feel beautiful, do a mitzvah, and show your support for those fighting breast cancer all at once wit these handcrafted earrings.


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