NCJW/Essex receives highest honor by Charity Navigator

NCJW/Essex receives highest honor by Charity Navigator

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section received a coveted four out of four stars by Charity Navigator, the leading charity evaluator in the United States. NCJW/Essex has received the highest rating possible by the esteemed charity evaluator because of its sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency, […]

More than 850 children shop cost-free at Back 2 School Store

More than 850 children shop cost-free at Back 2 School Store

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The 10th annual NCJW/Essex Back 2 School Store brought grins all around on Sunday, July 29, as hundreds of children went shopping at a one-day pop-up store designed to help economically disadvantaged children in Essex County. “I love my new backpack and I got to pick it out myself!” exclaimed one little […]

NCJW/Essex Career Closet receives handbag donations

NCJW/Essex Career Closet receives handbag donations

SHORT HILLS, NJ — The Career Closet, a program of the Linda and Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women, was the recipient of a special trade-in event at the fashion accessories store Brighton Collectibles that took place from July 13 to 22. This is the seventh year the Brighton Collectibles store at the Mall at […]

‘Love Myself’ boot camp this August

‘Love Myself’ boot camp this August

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In order to empower women to live authentically and wholeheartedly by learning to love themselves unconditionally, certified professional life coach Amy Phillips founded “Love Myself Revolution LLC” and will present a workshop at NCJW/Essex Center for Women on Wednesday, Aug. 8, from 7:15 to 9 p.m. It is designed to explain how […]

Computer classes at NCJW

Computer classes at NCJW

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Registration is now open for August computer classes at the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women. PowerPoint classes will be offered on Wednesdays, Aug. 1, 8, 15 and 22, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Outlook classes are scheduled for Mondays, Aug. 6, 20 and 27, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. […]

NCJW/Essex receives professional clothing from drive

NCJW/Essex receives professional clothing from drive

LIVINGSTON, NJ — As part of a local professional clothing donation drive, 23 boxes of new and gently used work-appropriate clothing were donated to the NCJW/Essex Career Closet, located in Livingston. The Career Closet is a project of the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women. The center helps women in transition return to […]

NCJW/Essex installs new president

NCJW/Essex installs new president

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Lesley Greenstein, of Summit, was installed as president of the National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section at the organization’s annual installation and awards evening at Cedar Hill Country Club in Livingston. A natural and resourceful leader, Greenstein has a long history with NCJW in numerous capacities and is committed to […]

Rainbows offers hope to grieving children

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Registration is now open for the Rainbows Children’s Support Group at the NCJW/Essex Center for Women in October. Do you have or know of 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 […]

NCJW/Essex hosts ‘The Five Stages of Career Transition’

NCJW/Essex hosts ‘The Five Stages of Career Transition’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Tuesday, June 12, motivational speaker and career coach Frederica Peterson engaged nearly 50 women at the Linda and Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women about moving forward in one’s career and in life. Peterson examined how many women feel stuck and trapped in negative thoughts, but how with the right mindset […]

WO residents honored by NCJW/Essex

WO residents honored by NCJW/Essex

WEST ORANGE, NJ — At the NCJW/Essex annual Installation and Awards Evening on Wednesday, May 30, at Cedar Hill Country Club in Livingston, West Orange resident Patti Nathan received the Hannah G. Solomon Award and West Orange resident Penny Sherry received the NCJW/Essex Service to Section Award. The Hannah G. Solomon Award is presented by […]

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