UpcomingProtecting Children Online: Gaming Social Media and the Dark Web Tuesday, November 10, 7:30 p.m.


  • Nov 10, 2020 - Nov 11, 2020
    7:30 pm

Protecting Children Online: Gaming, Social Media and the Dark Web Tuesday, November 10, 7:30 p.m. The pandemic has created a perfect storm for online predators. Many schools are virtual. Kids are on devices nonstop. Social distancing is creating isolation and boredom. Online exploitation in New Jersey alone has increased more than 200% in the past few months. The question we’ve heard again and again — How can I protect my children/grandchildren when they Read More

Sold OutBooks and Bites 2020 Virtual


  • American Dirt
    Dec 8, 2020
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Books and Bites is an ongoing book discussion group exploring novels and nonfiction. Books and Bites is Back! Hello Book Lovers! We are excited to announce our fall schedule for Books and Bites. Thursday, September 10, 10:30-noon: Dear Edward by Anne Napolitano; presented by Leslie Laventhal. This is the story of a 12-year-old boy, who gets on a plane with his family. Read More

UpcomingPretty in Pink Card Party


  • May 3, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

NCJW/Essex hosts the Pretty in Pink Card Party to benefit important programs and services that support women, children and families. Players will enjoy a day of games, including bridge and canasta, along with lunch, snacks and boutique shopping. Participants can register for a spot at a card table or simply join friends for lunch, shopping and Read More