Building bridges with the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — In a moving afternoon of solidarity and friendship, NCJW/Essex sponsored a Lunch and Learn with the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom, a national organization focused on building relationships between Muslim and Jewish women. The program, “Creating a Movement of Muslim & Jewish Women Changing the World,” attracted more than 150 people and […]

Raw and uncensored NCJW production opens eyes in combating sexism, violence

Raw and uncensored NCJW production opens eyes in combating sexism, violence

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — With courageous acting and a provocative script, a group of Essex County teens brought the issues of slut-shaming and sexual assault to the forefront. Against a multimedia backdrop at the South Orange Performing Arts Center in South Orange, “SLUT The Play,” written by Katie Cappiello, was presented by NCJW/Essex to a […]

JFS’ Evening of Laughter returns to raise funds, honor supporters

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Jewish Family Service of MetroWest will hold its annual Evening of Laughter on Tuesday, June 6, at Temple B’nai Abraham, 300 E. Northfield Road in Livingston. The featured performer will be comedian Gary Gulman, who was a finalist on the NBC reality-talent show “Last Comic Standing” and is a regular on late-night […]

NCJW offers computer classes on Microsoft Word

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Sign up now for the June intermediate Word computer class at the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women, which will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 20, 22, 27 and 29, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The class is open to all women who need to improve their skills for […]

Making a career change? What’s next?

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Are your children starting school? Going to college? The Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women is offering a workshop that will help you decide what’s next for you. Join Jennifer Rodgers and Andrea Garrido of Turning Leaf Career Consulting on Tuesday, June 20, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. start to […]

Be prepared for whatever the future holds

LIVINGSTON, NJ — From passwords to living wills, from insurance policies to wills, from your financial concerns to lists of professional contacts, NCJW/Essex has the answers in this informative workshop. Join Eleonore K. Cohen on Tuesday, June 13, from 7:15 to 9 P.M. when she will help get your “financial ducks” in order so you […]

Justice and politics: a conversation between Paul Fishman and Rabbi Kulwin

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Thursday, May 25, at 7:30 p.m. , the community is welcome to attend a TBA Congregational Learning program, “Justice and Politics: A Conversation Between Paul Fishman and Rabbi Kulwin,” at Temple B’nai Abraham. This program is supported by the Singer family. Passionately devoted to justice and one of the most respected […]

PowerPoint computer teachers needed at NCJW

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Volunteer teachers are needed at the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women for their PowerPoint computer program. This is a perfect opportunity to work with an energetic group of women in a greatly needed program. Classes are open to all women who want to improve their skills for job positions […]

Golda Och Academy to honor Michele and Jeffrey Landau at gala event

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Thursday, June 8, Golda Och Academy will honor two exceptional school parents and leaders, Michele and Jeffrey Landau, at the annual Spring Gala at Temple Beth Shalom in Livingston. Having served on the school’s board of trustees since 2009 and as board chairman from 2014-16, Jeffrey Landau has dedicated a tremendous […]