‘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?’

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

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

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 […]

Social Security made easy with NCJW/Essex

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Do you know how or when to file for Social Security? Join Charles Ziss, a Social Security assistant district manager, at the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women on Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to noon when he explains and discusses the requirements, benefits and choices of when to […]

Medicare made clear at October workshop

LIVINGSTON, NJ — If you or someone you know is turning 65 or retiring this year, the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women has a program in October not to be missed. Take the mystery out of Medicare with this educational workshop on Thursday, Oct. 11, from 7:15 to 9 p.m. when Dan […]

NCJW explores women’s voices with Weiner

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section will hold its 2018 opening event on Tuesday, Oct. 23, featuring charming and witty best-selling author Jennifer Weiner. Weiner’s books have spent more than five years on The New York Times bestseller list with more than 11 million copies in print in 36 […]

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

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

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 […]