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Upcoming Events

Politics and Pastry

A place to discuss current events and politics. No Registration Required/No Fee. NCJW/Essex Conference Room.


empty bowlsHelp feed the hungry in our community. Please bring your donation of nonperishable food items and/or supermarket gift cards to every NCJW/Essex event or meeting you attend. Together we can fight hunger!

2014 was an amazing year of activities, advocacy and accomplishments. Click here to enjoy the highlights!


Lunch and Learn
12:00 noon - 2:00 pm

American Women in Politics. When women are in power, the conversation changes!

Debbie WalshCome hear Debbie Walsh, Director of the Center for American Women and Politics. She will discuss the challenges of electing more women to office and why it matters.

Temple Emanu-El
264 W Northfield Road
Livingston, NJ
$18 members; $ 25 nonmembers, Includes a Buffet Lunch

Roe & Religion - A panel discussion with religious leaders
and sponsored by NCJW/Essex. 7:00pm

First Congregational Church
40 South Fullerton Avenue
Montclair, NJ

Click here for more details.
No Fee but Registration Required.

Decks, Dots & Delectables!
Card and Mah Jongg Party & Luncheon

Bridge, Canasta, Maj Jongg and other card games
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Crestmont Country Club
750 Eagle Rock Avenue, West Orange, NJ

Light breakfast, Sumptuous Lunch, Desserts and Snacks
Fantastic Boutique Shopping from some of the best vendors in the area!

Cost: $75 Patron; $100 Benefactor
Not a game player? $50 Lunch and Shopping Only
Space is limited. Reservations are on a first come, first served basis.
Please remember to bring your bidding boxes, canasta racks and mah jongg sets. We will supply cards, pads and pencils.

Please RSVP by Thursday, April 16, 2015

Lunch and Learn
Medical Research and Medical Ethics: My Body, My Consent

Please join us for an afternoon with Chris Asmann-Finch, Medical Humanist/Research Ethicist and Paula Bistak, Executive Director of the Human Subjects Protection Program of Rutgers University who will discuss ethical issues, legal, regulatory and social safeguards that exist today to protect patients’ rights.

Location: Temple Emanu-El, 264 W Northfield Road, Livingston, NJ
12:00 noon - 2:00 pm
Members $18; Nonmembers $25. Includes a buffet lunch
Preregistration required by Friday, April 24, 2015. Space is limited.

Dessert and Dialogue
An Evening Event - Thursday, April 30, 2015, 7:00 pm

Combatting Sex Trafficking in New Jersey, the United States and Beyond
Speaker: Lauren Hersh

Lauren HershOur dynamic speaker Lauren Hersh is the Director of Anti-Trafficking & Advocacy at Sanctuary for Families, New York’s leading service provider and advocate for survivors of domestic violence, sex trafficking, and related forms of gender violence. Previously Ms. Hersh was the New York Director of Equality Now, and prior to that served as the chief prosecutor of the sex trafficking unit at the Brooklyn district attorney’s office.

Congregation B’nai Jeshurun
102 South Orange Avenue
Short Hills, NJ
$15 for member and nonmembers

NCJW/Essex now has a special Back 2 School Store "Tribute" Card!

For a minimum of $36, you can send a tribute in honor of someone or in memory of a loved one and it will be formally acknowledged with a beautiful card to the recipient of your choice. Call the office at 973-740-0588 or make a tribute online.



2015 Nancy and Robert Eskow Volunteer Award

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