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 […]

Transition into your next chapter with NCJW

Transition into your next chapter with NCJW

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Are you ready to move into the next phase of your life career-wise and don’t know where to begin? The Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women is offering another Job Club program to help you do just that on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Dr. Melissa Robinson-Brown, […]

‘Love Shouldn’t Hurt’ in NJ schools

‘Love Shouldn’t Hurt’ in NJ schools

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Does your teenager know the warning signs of an abusive relationship? One in three teens experience verbal or physical abuse from a dating partner. This statistic is the reason that “safe dating” education is required by law in New Jersey. West Orange High School, Columbia High School in Maplewood and Technology […]

NCJW/Essex presents ‘#MeToo: What’s Next?’

NCJW/Essex presents ‘#MeToo: What’s Next?’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A panel of experts will be featured at an upcoming NCJW/Essex Lunch and Learn addressing “#MeToo: What’s Next?” The panel will discuss the #MeToo movement, which has ignited a revolution, and explore how we got here and how we move forward. The program will take place Wednesday, Nov. 7, from noon to […]

Tired of worrying? This workshop can help

Tired of worrying? This workshop can help

LIVINGSTON, NJ — We all tend to worry, draining us of our valuable energy. It is a waste of precious time, and accomplishes nothing. The Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women is presenting the program “Worry – Where Does it Get Us?” on Monday, Nov. 5, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Sylvia Kramer, […]

Get Organized at NCJW/Essex

Get Organized at NCJW/Essex

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Get off to a good start this fall at the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women with a workshop on “Organizing Your Space — Organizing Your Life.” On Thursday, Oct. 18, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Marilyn Shain Labendz, an organizing expert, will take participants through the process of organizing […]

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