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Program Guide Spring 2014
Bulletin Spring 2014

Spring Into Action!

It’s time to buy your 2014 NCJW Raffle Tickets. Every raffle ticket you purchase gives women, children and families a chance to live better lives by providing workshops, computer classes, peer support, career services, financial and legal guidance and more.

This year we have 5 fabulous prizes. You must be in it to win it.

Tickets will be mailed upon receipt of payment. Drawing held at the Annual Installation and Awards Evening on June 10, 2014 at the Club at Orange Lawn. You need not be present to win.

Raffle license #:RA-1243. ID#:262-4-28682
Click to purchase tickets online.
Click here to download the form.


Upcoming Events

Back 2 School Store

Bnai Shalom, West Orange, NJ

Registration for Volunteer Opportunities at the August 3, 2014, B2SS will open on or about April 20th.

Are you thinking of getting a new cell phone?

cell phoneThen please consider recycling your old phone to benefit NCJW/Essex. All phones earn money, even if they are damaged or outdated they are recycled in an environmentally - friendly process through the organization Shelter Alliance. Where to drop off: The drop off box is located in the NCJW/Essex office. iPads and iPods are also accepted.

Support the NCJW Initiative Empty Bowls No More

empty bowlsReaching Out to the Hungry in Our Local Communities, Christine’s Kitchen in West Orange feeds between 300 and 500 people per month.

Bring your donation of nonperishable food items, and/or Supermarket Gift Card to every NCJW event or meeting that you attend.

Together we can feed hundreds of people at this food pantry. Click here to see how you can help.

In observance of the Passover Holiday the office will be closed on the following dates: The first and second day of Passover April 15 & April 16, and on the seventh and eighth day of Passover April 21 & April 22.

Events: Now Registering

Spring Trip

Please join us for a fun afternoon at Ninety Acres Restaurant, located on The Natirar Estate atop the mountains of Peapack and the home of Ninety Acres Culinary Center. The Culinary Center consists of a cooking and wine school and a restaurant offering unique and exciting menus.

The event will include a cooking demonstration and participation in the making of hors d’oeuvres. A walking tour of this beautiful estate will take place (weather permitting) and the cost includes lunch at this distinctive restaurant.

The deadline for registration is April 14th; space is limited! Please register early. The cost is $120 for members and non members.

Driving directions will be sent to you prior to the event. If you are considering walking through the farm, we suggest you bring an extra pair of shoes, or boots, as the paths tend to get muddy.

Card & Mah Jongg Party & Luncheon

card party

Spring Boutique Shopping at the Card & Mah Jongg Party
10am - 3pm, Crestmont Country Club

Jewelry, House Gifts, Clothing. Shop for Mother’s Day, Graduation, Camp & More!
$40 Lunch & Shopping Only

Mitzvah-in-a-Minutes-Make Mother's Memorable
10:00 am - 11:30 am

We will be preparing Mother's Day gift baskets for 50 clients of the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women. We will provide the items - you donate your time! Help Make A Difference.

Friday Night Shabbat Services
7:30 pm

Please join us for Shabbat Services, on Friday May 16th, at 7:30 pm, Temple Sharey Tefilo Israel, 432 Scotland Road, South Orange.

Rachel Run

14th Annual RUN for Rachel
Livingston Memorial Oval, Livingston, NJ

Registration begins at 7:45 am
5K Run - 9:30 am
1 Mile Fun Run/Walk 10:15 am
Go to to register. For more information contact Sylvia Heller at

Annual Spring House Tour
9:30am - 12:30pm
Luncheon to follow at the Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange

House Tour: $50 members, $70 nonmembers
House Tour and Luncheon: $150 members, $170 non-members

11th Annual Golf Tournament
Preakness Hills Country Club, Wayne, NJ.

Please contact the NCJW/Essex office at 973-740-0588 for further details.

Annual Installation & Awards Evening
The Club at Orange Lawn, South Orange, NJ

$45 per person
Join us for a fun evening. Celebrate our new slate of officers, honor our award winners and enjoy hors d’hoevres and dessert.
Watch for your invitation in the mail.



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One Billion Rising Event, March 11, 2014




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