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Community Service Highlights


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Donation Drop-Off Schedule


Bulletin Winter 2014/2015
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Upcoming Events

Martin Luther King Day

Help serve lunch at Christine's Kitchen at Holy Trinity Church in West Orange. Space is very limited; call the office at 973-740-0588 if interested.

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!

Office will be closed beginning Thursday, December 25th and will reopen on Monday, January 5th. Best wishes for a Happy New Year.

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

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.


Empty Bowls No More

With the Thanksgiving holiday behind us, local food banks are faced with diminishing donations and empty shelves, yet people are still in need of food for their families. We hope you will reach into your hearts and kitchen pantries and donate to those less fortunate.

Please bring non-perishable food to the Empty Bowls No More collection box in the NCJW/Essex kitchen. Click here to see list of needed items.

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

First Congregational Church
40 South Fullerton Avenue
Montclair, NJ


Lunch and Learn
Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 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
Registration is Required by Friday, January 23rd

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 HershLauren Hersh is the New York Director of Equality Now, an organization dedicated to achieving legal and systemic change that addresses violence and discrimination against women and girls around the world.

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


2015 Nancy and Robert Eskow Volunteer Award

Click here for Application

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