View amazing Riker Hill art

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Arts Council of Livingston Gallery will host the 35th anniversary of the Riker Hill Art Park celebration and present a new art show. Artists in residence at Riker Hill work in a variety of fine art disciplines including mixed media, jewelry, blown glass, painting, sculpture, pottery, printmaking and photography. More than […]

NCJW welcomes Hager as keynote speaker

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section announces its 2017 opening event featuring teacher, author and journalist Jenna Bush Hager, a contributing correspondent for NBC’s “Today.” The NCJW/Essex opening event will be Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 7:30 p.m. at Brooklake Country Club, 139 Brooklake Road in Florham Park. Her keynote […]

Navigate divorces with NCJW

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Contemplating divorce can be overwhelming without understanding available alternatives and New Jersey laws. On Wednesday, Oct. 18, from 7:15 to 9 p.m., the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women will present a workshop that explains how to navigate this process. Attorney Joanna Brick will discuss easy steps that can be […]

Enjoy ‘Fabulous Fakes’ in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Arts Council of Livingston’s Art Gallery at 2310 Towne Center Way will display “Fabulous Fakes” through Saturday, Oct. 7. Artists are exhibiting their works along with recreations of the works of the masters that inspired them. Some featured pieces are replicas and some are inspirations — all done tongue-in-cheek. Included in […]

Climate reality leaders to speak at TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Friday, Oct. 6 , at 7:30 p.m., following Shabbat services at 6:30 p.m., Temple B’nai Abraham Sisterhood and the Social Action Committee will sponsor a Shabbat dinner in the sukkah at the temple, 300 East Northfield Road, Livingston. Climate reality leaders Meghan Marohn and Shannon Falkner will speak on “The Climate […]

Education 2 Empowerment prepares women for new careers

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Are you a woman looking for an educational opportunity to reinvent yourself and get a new job? The Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women has the program for you. Education 2 Empowerment provides financial support to women residing in Essex County and the surrounding communities who are separated, divorced or […]

Third annual candlelit vigil for to support victims of domestic violence

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Domestic violence affects every community. It thrives when we are silent, but if we take a stand and work together, we can end domestic abuse. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Rachel Coalition, a division of Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ, is excited to join together with the community […]

Sukkot Activities at Temple B’nai Abraham

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Thursday, Oct. 5, at 10 A.M., Temple B’nai Abraham, 300 East Northfield Road in Livingston, will hold services in observance of the holiday of Sukkot. Historically, Sukkot commemorates the 40-year period during which the children of Israel were wandering in the desert and lived in temporary dwellings, aka sukkahs. Sukkot lasts […]

Career Closet at NCJW transforms lives

LIVINGSTON, NJ — “When you step into the Career Closet, you never leave quite the same way you walked in,” said Michelle Manning, a client at NCJW/Essex Center for Women. The program, designed to distribute clothing to women for job interviews or starting a new job, has been helping economically disadvantaged women in Essex County […]

RAINBOWS assists children dealing with grief

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Do you have a child 5 to 12 years old who is grieving a loss from a life-altering crisis such as death, divorce, separation, abandonment or other painful family transition? The RAINBOWS support group program for children in that age group will be meeting at the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center […]