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A legacy of women's leadership. 


JWI empowers women and girls to thrive.

Jewish Women International (JWI) is the leading Jewish organization working to empower women and girls by ensuring and protecting their physical safety and economic security, promoting and celebrating inter-generational leadership, and inspiring civic participation and community engagement. 

Inspired by our legacy of progressive women’s leadership and guided by our Jewish values, JWI works to ensure that all women and girls thrive in healthy relationships, control their financial futures and realize the full potential of their personal strength.


Happening Now


Honoring Lori Weinstein

JWI’s CEO is stepping down after 20 years of visionary leadership. Help us honor and celebrate her inspiring legacy by supporting our work to empower women and girls.

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U.S. gun deaths since January 1, 2019

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Learn what JWI is doing to break the cycle of violence against women and girls.    

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Young Women’s Leadership Conference

JWI’s annual mentoring and professional development conference for young women will be Sunday, December 15th in Washington, D.C.

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Women to Watch Awards

JWI’s 19th annual celebration of women’s leadership will honor 10 extraordinary Jewish role models on Monday, December 16th in Washington, D.C.

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Women’s Leadership

When women lead, women thrive. JWI’s 120-year legacy of leadership is the foundation for a future of change.


Violence Prevention

JWI’s multi-faceted work to end violence against women includes educating teens and college students to #ChangeTheCulture; empowering Jewish clergy and domestic violence professionals to better serve victims; and helping organizations create safe, equitable workplaces.



JWI is at work from the state house to the White House demanding laws and policies to end violence against women, protect women’s health, and ensure economic security.


Impact Initiatives

In domestic violence shelters across the United States, JWI is creating children’s libraries, delivering Mother’s Day bouquets and gifts, and providing financial literacy resources for women building new lives after they’ve survived and escaped abuse.