UpcomingJoin us on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day for a mitzvah project by donating food to help combat food insecurity in Essex County.


  • Jan 18, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day for a mitzvah project by donating food to help combat food insecurity in Essex County. NCJW/Essex is collaborating with the Human Needs Pantry in Montclair, to stock their shelves with the following items: Dry cereal Plastic jars of peanut butter Cans of soup Please drop off these Read More

UpcomingJoin us on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 3-4:30


  • Jan 18, 2021
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day for a mitzvah project by donating food to help combat food insecurity in Essex County. NCJW/Essex is collaborating with the Human Needs Pantry in Montclair, to stock their shelves with the following items: Dry cereal Plastic jars of peanut butter Cans of soup Please drop off these Read More

UpcomingBarbara Gilford, author of Heart Songs: A Holocaust Memoir


  • Feb 4, 2021
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Barbara Gilford, author of Heart Songs: A Holocaust Memoir, as she discusses the psychological impact of being a Second-Generation Holocaust Survivor   Thursday, February 4 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., via Zoom Children of those who lived through the Holocaust often grapple with their parents’ loss and grief. They have the task not only of Read More

UpcomingBooks and Bites: News of the World


  • Feb 11, 2021
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

News of the World by Paulette Giles; presented by Barbara Hauser; Thursday, February 11; 10:30 a.m. to noon National Book Award Finalist for Fiction and newly released film starring Tom Hanks; In the aftermath of the Civil War, an aging itinerant news reader agrees to transport a young captive of the Kiowa back to her people in this exquisitely Read More

UpcomingLunch and Learn: Fulfilling Roe’s Promise


  • Feb 11, 2021
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Fulfilling Roe’s Promise Roe v. Wade Commemorative Event Thursday, February 11, 1 p.m.  via Zoom   In 1973, Roe v. Wade established the legal right to abortion, assuring reproductive freedom. But equity and access to reproductive health care have been steadily restricted since the case was decided 48 years ago. Now we have the opportunity to change that. Read More

UpcomingPinot Noirs From Around The World: A virtual wine tasting


  • Feb 25, 2021
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Thursday February 25th –  7:30 pm via zoom $65 members/$75 non-members, includes three bottles of wine delivered to your home and as many people at your destination who want to share in the fun Registration deadline: February 12th   Enjoy three hand-curated Pinot Noirs from New Zealand, Argentina and Italy as you learn about the Read More

UpcomingBooks and Bites: Anxious People


  • Apr 15, 2021
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Anxious People by Fredrik Backman; presented by Beth Kramer: Thursday, April 15; 10:30 a.m. to noon From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove comes a poignant comedy about a crime that never took place, a would-be bank robber who disappears into thin air, and eight extremely anxious strangers who find they have more in 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