Welcome to the Long Beach Section of NCJW from the Board of Directors! 


We welcome your interest in our organization of dynamic women, which has been making a difference in our community through education, community service and advocacy for more than 70 years.  We encourage you to join us if you want to make this a better world for women, children and families.  You will meet friendly, interesting people who share your values of Tikkun Olam, repairing the world.  Working together with others on projects for change, for public service, or just for pleasure, you will experience new friendships.  Read about what we do and find your interest; sign up for our monthly electronic newsletter on our website and join us soon at one of our upcoming events.



NCJW Long Beach

NCJW Mission Statement
Our Philosophy

The National Council of Jewish Women Long Beach Section is a volunteer organization that has been at the forefront of social change for over a century.


The Long Beach Section, founded in 1946, with over 350 members, makes an impact through an integrated program of education, community service, social action and advocacy. We offer our members personal growth, volunteer opportunities, education, recreation and special events.



We are pioneers.
We are courageous.
We are compassionate.
We are progressive.
We are thinkers and doers.
We are powerful.
We are the women of NCJW Long Beach Section.

Executive Committee 2019 - 2020


Linda C. Fox


Executive VP

Joanne Levy

Sherri Sobel


VP Legislation & Advocacy

Barbara Shipnuck

Cynthia Gordon

VP Resource Development

Bobbi Horowitz


VP Community Service

Barbara Cohen

Deborah Lewis


VP Communications

Ann Millman

Dale Strok


VP Membership

Michelle Sztraicher

Natalie Swit


VP Programs

Sharon Brannon

Lisa Raufman



Dawn Haldane


Corresponding Secretary

Barbara Millman


Financial Secretary

Judith Leff


Recording Secretary

Deborah Lelchuk