More than 800 children shop cost-free at Back 2 School Store

More than 800 children shop cost-free at Back 2 School Store

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The 11th annual NCJW/Essex Back 2 School Store brought much more than just grins on Sunday, July 28, as hundreds of children went shopping at a one-day pop-up store designed to help children in financial need in Essex County. “I can’t wait to get new shoes! I want sparkles on them!” exclaimed […]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]