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Bergen County Section Press Releases

National Council of Jewish Women
Bergen County Section
75 South Washington Avenue
Bergenfield, NJ 07621

Contact:
Elizabeth Halverstam
ehalverstam@ncjwbcs.org

NCJW September General Meeting Discusses Resurgent Anti-Semitism:  How Much to Worry

TEANECK – Kenneth Jacobson, Deputy National Director of the Anti-Defamation League, will address the  timely topic of “Resurgent Anti-Semitism:  How Much to Worry” at the opening General Meeting of the National Council of Jewish Women Bergen County Section. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 14 at 12:30 PM at Temple Emeth, 1666 Windsor Road, Teaneck.

Mr. Jacobson is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the formulation and implementation of ADL policy. Previously he served as Senior Associate National Director responsible for supervision and overall strategy for International Affairs and Interfaith Affairs as well as the senior advisor on issues of both domestic and international ADL positions and statements.

As the Director of International Affairs, Mr. Jacobson analyzed and monitored events affecting Jews in the Middle East, Europe and Latin America.  In addition, he oversaw the ADL Jerusalem Office which assesses first-hand issues surrounding the Arab-Israeli conflict as well as the League’s presence in Vienna and Moscow. He is the author of numerous publications including articles in The Washington Post, The New York Times and Newsday. He joined the ADL staff in 1972, was appointed Director of Middle Eastern Affairs in 1979 and became Director of International Affairs In 1990. A graduate of Yeshiva University, he holds a Master’s Degree in American History from Columbia University.

“We are delighted to welcome Ken Jacobson to kick off our series of General Meetings this year,” said Jane Abrahamson, Co-President of NCJW. “With the current state of world affairs, we will be especially interested to hear his talk.”

The meeting is free for members.  There will be a $10 charge for non-members applicable toward new membership if paid that day. Refreshments will be served.

NCJW BCS provides educational and stimulating programs and speakers throughout the year, including six general meetings and a myriad of study groups, book groups and trips. For more information on this meeting, or NCJW BCS and its upcoming programs, please contact office@ncjwbcs.org, call 201-385-4847 or visit  http://www.ncjwbcs.org.


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.


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2017

September 2017: NCJW September General Meeting Discusses Resurgent Anti-Semitism:  How Much to Worry
August 2017: NCJW BCS Sets the Tone for a Good Start for School
July 2017: NCJW BCS FIRST ANNUAL BOARD RETREAT VOTED “A REAL TREAT”
June 2017: HIP HIP HOORAY FOR HIPPY
June 2017: NCJW Awards Scholarships to Eight Outstanding Young Jewish Women
June 2017: NCJW PROVIDES FUNDING FOR TWO NEW CHILDREN’S FACILITIES THROUGH RENEE GULLER BEQUEST
June 2017: NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN HOLDS 94th INSTALLATION LUNCHEON
May 2017: Virginia Wasserman Receives Volunteer of the Month Award from the National Council of Jewish Women
May 2017: NCJW HELPS BRING ALL THE FUN OF THE FAIR TO JEWISH HOME RESIDENTS
May 2017: Founding of Holocaust Musicians’ Orchestra Is Subject of NCJW General Meeting
April 2017:BERGEN COUNTY LEADERS ATTEND NCJW 47th NATIONAL CONVENTION
April 2017: JOURNALIST CAROL SALINE TO SPEAK AT APRIL 27 NCJW GENERAL MEETING
March 2017: NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN THRIFT SHOP IS FULL OF SURPRISES!
March 2017: NCJW LUNCH AND LEARN: REDEFINING THE JEWISH ADVOCACY AGENDA
March 2017: NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN OFFERS COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS
February 2017: RENOWNED AUTHOR SHULEM DEEN TO SPEAK AT NCJW MEETING
January 2017: NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN BERGEN COUNTY SECTION MEMBERS JOIN WOMEN’S MARCH ON WASHINGTON
January 2017: National Council of Jewish Women Preparing 500 “Snack Packs” for Eight Local Elementary Schools
January 2017: NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN HOLDS STUDY GROUP ON MINDFULNESS: HOW TO DE-STRESSS IN YOUR DAILY LIFE

2016

December 2016: National Council of Jewish Women Co-Sponsors Vigil for Gun Violence Victims
November 2016: Ellen Ptalis Receives the Volunteer of the Month Award from the National Council of Jewish Women Bergen County Section
November 2016: National Council of Jewish Women Presents October 2016 Volunteer of the Month Award to Ava Silverstein
October 2016: NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN GIVES GRANTS THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE BERGEN COMMUNITY
October 2016: NCJW SPONSORS GUN CONTROL FILM AT TEANECK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
October 2016: NCJW HOSTS FORUM ON LGBT EQUALITY
SEPTEMBER 2016: VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH
September 2016: NCJW HOLDS ANNUAL LUNCHEON FOR SWIMMERS WITH MS
August 2016: CBS’s Jim Axelrod to speak on timely and critical topic “Politics and the Media” at National Council of Jewish Women meeting
June 2016: NCJW Awards Scholarships to Seven Outstanding Young Jewish Women
June 2016: NCJW CELEBRATES INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS
May 2016: BERGEN FAMILY CENTER and NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN BERGEN COUNTY SECTION ANNOUNCE EXPANDED INFANT-TODDLER PROGRAM
May 2016: NCJW Hold 93rd Installation-Luncheon
April 2016: David Rothenberg press release
April 2016: Project S.A.R.A.H Breakfast press release
March 2016: NCJW OFFERING SCHOLARSHIPS TO BERGEN COUNTY JEWISH PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS
March 2016: Award-Winning Author To Speak At NCJW Meeting
March 2016: The American Jewish Experience Through Cinema
Jan 2016: Hannah G. Solomon Resolution
Jan 2016: NCJW Endorses Human Trafficking Day

2015

Dec 2015: Human Trafficking Day
Nov 2015: Michael Silverstein, Volunteer of the Month
Nov 2015: Life Reimagined
Oct 2015: Affluence and Poverty Press Release