Our Mission

NCJW confronts today’s most urgent social and economic challenges facing women, children, and families. Powered by the Jewish imperative to ensure dignity for all, we impact policy, advocate for justice, and support the community. Your voice has never been more essential and our voices together make a meaningful difference in the world.

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Current Challenges to the American Jewish Community

Current Challenges to the American Jewish Community

Rabbi Steven Bayar will lead a thought-provoking, three-part series titled “Current Challenges to the American Jewish Community,” to kick off NCJW, West Morris Section’s Our Jewish World 2019–2020 Clergy Learning Series. His talks will be held on Tuesdays, September 10, at noon; September 17, at 1:15 p.m.; and September 24, at noon, all at the Morris County Library, 30 E. Hanover Ave., in Whippany.

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NCJW, West Morris Clergy Learning Series 2019–2020

Mark your calendars for NCJW, West Morris Section’s 2019–2020 Our Jewish World Clergy Learning Series. Our Jewish World is coordinated by Melanie Levitan and Ilene Dorf Manahan. All clergy learning series are held at the Morris County Library, 30 E. Hanover Ave., in Whippany. And preregistration is required for all of them. To preregister, email iadpr@aol.com.

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Visit the Islamic Center of Morris County

Our Section has been graciously invited to visit the Islamic Center of Morris County on Sunday, Sept. 8, at 10:30 a.m. Watch your email for further details. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet and get to know people in our community and learn about Islamic beliefs...

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Nosherei for NCJW

Nosherei for NCJW

Join us for our fall Panera fund-raiser, with tremendous camaraderie, on Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 4 to 8 p.m., at Panera in Shoppes at Union Hill, Route 10 West, in Denville.

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Susan Neigher Receives Highest Honor in NCJW

Susan Neigher Receives Highest Honor in NCJW

Susan Neigher, longtime co-president of National Council of Jewish Women, West Morris Section, has received the prestigious Hannah G. Solomon Award, the highest honor in NCJW. The award is named for the organization’s founding mother, whose leadership motivated others to fight for needed social change over the past 125 years.

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Upcoming NCJW, West Morris Events

Our Section is planning an array of exciting events for the 2019–2020 year—in addition to Our Jewish World’s Clergy Learning Series—so save these dates! Among these upcoming events:
• 9/8, 10:30 a.m.: visit to the Islamic Center of Morris County, 1 Mannino Drive in Rockaway
• 9/18, from 4 to 8 p.m.: fund-raiser at Panera, Shoppes at Union Hill, Route 10 West, Denville
• 11/10: Paid-up Membership Meeting with an author talk (time and place TBA)
• 12/7 (snow date: 12/14): Latke Party & Hanukkah Bazaar (time and place TBA)
• 1/11: Illusionist fund-raiser, Community Theatre
• 3/15 (snow date: 3/22): Spa Day (time and place TBA)
In addition, we are working on a special Promote the Vote initiative and a new community service project with Homeless Solutions. Watch upcoming editions of the Prism for details!

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The Nature of God

The Nature of God

Rabbi Mark Biller, third from left, spiritual leader of Temple Gates of Prayer synagogue in Queens, New York, recently gave a fascinating three-part series, sponsored by National Council of Jewish Women, West Morris Section’s Our Jewish World program, titled “God’s Imperfect–And So Are We!”

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