Screening of Period.End of Sentence. at Temple B’nai Abraham

Screening of Period.End of Sentence. at Temple B’nai Abraham

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Monday, April 29, at 7 p.m., the NCJW/Essex Period.Project and Temple B’nai Abraham will screen “Period.End of Sentence.” at the temple on 300 E. Northfield Road, Livingston. The film was the 2019 Academy Award-winner for Best Documentary Short Film. Event co-sponsors are The Jewish Women’s Foundation of New Jersey, The Community […]

Clarity about Medicare

Clarity about Medicare

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Take the mystery out of Medicare at an educational workshop on Thursday, May 2, from 10:30 a.m. to noon when Dan Katzeff, a financial services professional and health care adviser, will explain the overall process and make it easy to understand. Learn the ins and outs of Medicare and how to manage […]

NCJW to present ‘Navigating Today’s Media’

NCJW to present ‘Navigating Today’s Media’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Never before has a discussion about navigating today’s media been more critical. The press has been under attack and news sources are polarized. The news cycle is unrelenting and unpredictable. As traditional newsrooms shrink and stories are liked, shared and tweeted a million times a day, anyone with a phone can be […]

NCJW/Essex to launch ‘Carpool Conversations’

NCJW/Essex to launch ‘Carpool Conversations’

SHORT HILLS, NJ — Have you ever been caught unprepared by the questions your children ask or wondered what they talk about when they think you’re not listening? The newest NCJW/Essex project, “Carpool Conversations,” aims to provide parents with the tools necessary to engage in conversations with their children about difficult and sensitive topics. The […]

Look and feel more radiant with March NCJW workshop

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Let the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women help you “Bring Back Your Glow” on Wednesday, March 6, from 7:15 to 9 p.m. At this workshop, led by health and wellness chef Ellen Harnett, learn which foods will make you look and feel more radiant than you have in years. […]

NCJW/Essex commemorates Roe v. Wade decision anniversary

NCJW/Essex commemorates Roe v. Wade decision anniversary

LIVINGSTON, NJ — NCJW/Essex recently hosted a special Lunch and Learn event, “Ending the Stigma of Abortion,” to commemorate the 46th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision, which ensures a woman’s right to a safe and legal abortion. At the event, more than 200 attendees learned how the Lady Parts Justice League, […]

Teen dating abuse experts visit WOHS health classes

Teen dating abuse experts visit WOHS health classes

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Experts from the Center for Women, part of the National Council of Jewish Women/Essex, presented on the topic of “teen dating abuse” in West Orange High School health classes on Jan. 10 and 11. Students used prior knowledge from their “Relationships and Abuse” unit taught in their Health 9 classes to […]

The ‘Better’ way to divorce

The ‘Better’ way to divorce

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Divorce is never easy, but why litigate if you can mediate and save money? The Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women welcomes experienced marital attorney Joanna Brick, founding managing partner of Brick Law LLC in Fair Lawn, on Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 7:15 to 9 p.m., to discuss how to […]

University Hospital honored at NCJW/Essex opening event

University Hospital honored at NCJW/Essex opening event

LIVINGSTON, NJ — University Hospital in Newark was presented the Helen D. Schwartz Memorial Crystal Award at the NCJW/Essex opening event on Oct. 23 at Brooklake Country Club in Florham Park. This award honors an individual, agency or corporation making an impact in the community and exemplifying the goals and purposes of the National Council […]

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