Women’s Workshops are open to all women and cover family matters, life skills, health and wellness and other topics of interest. These one-session seminars, designed to enrich and enhance your life, are offered throughout the year.

For a complete list of current Workshops, see below.

Registration is required; cost is $7 per session. As a benefit of membership, workshops are free to NCJW/Essex members if you register in advance. Unless otherwise noted, Women’s Workshops are held in the NCJW/Essex Conference Room, 70 South Orange Avenue, Suite 120, Livingston, NJ.


  • Jun 13, 2017
    7:15 pm - 9:00 pm

From passwords to living wills, from insurance policies to wills, from your financial concerns to list of professional contacts, Eleonore K. Cohen, Esq. will help you get your “financial ducks” in order so you are prepared for the unknown events of life.Read More


  • Jun 20, 2017
    9:30 am - 11:00 am

Are your kids starting school?  Going to college?  Are you contemplating “What’s Next” for you?  Join Jennifer Rodgers, MS.Ed, and Andrea Garrido, M.Ed. of Turning Leaf Career Consulting and start to focus on options for the next chapter of your life.Read More


  • Sep 7, 2017
    7:15 pm - 9:00 pm

Are you or someone you know turning 65 or retiring this year? Feeling overwhelmed by the choices surrounding Medicare and how to enroll? Dan Katzeff, a financial services professional and health care adviser, will explain the overall process and make it easy to understand. Learn the ins and outs of Medicare and how to manage Read More


  • Sep 13, 2017
    7:15 pm - 9:00 pm

Dr. Marc Cohen, FACC, Director of Cardiology at Beth Israel Medical Center, will explain how women are treated differently than men with regard to Heart Disease. He will discuss and answer questions highlighting gender difference regarding prevention and treatment of cholesterol, hypertension, chest pain, and warning signs of heart attacks, He will advise women of Read More