The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms.

A Faith in the Future. A Belief in Action.

Book Clubs


If you have been a member for five years or less and would like to join a new book club with other bright and intelligent women, please let us know. Shelly Winner, 201-567-3895; Barbara Berger-Brill, (201) 020-0244,, Co-Vice Presidents, Advocacy & Education.

Isn’t it wonderful that Bergen County Section has six enthusiastic book groups which represent 74 members who love to read and discuss a wide variety of books. They meet every day of the week and they bring together members from all over Bergen County.

Some of the books they have read, and recommend are:
The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit
A Fine Balance
Palace Walk
A Bend in the River
The Reader
Rashi’s Daughters
Those Who Save Us
Snow Flowers and the Secret Fan
Fortunate Pilgrim
Snow Falling on Cedars

Please send your recommendations to Hilary Eth 201-807-9249, or Tama Cuperman 201-342-2477, They will continue to publish recommended books from our Book Group Members. Those members who are interested in forming a new book group, please let them know. Perhaps we can form new book groups if enough are interested.