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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 ANNOUNCES $9,500 SCHOLARSHIP TO CELEBRATE ITS 95TH ANNIVERSARYS

National Council of Jewish Women Bergen County Section is observing its 95th Anniversary this year.

To mark this anniversary NCJW is announcing the establishment of its 95th Anniversary Scholarship, which will be awarded to a Jewish woman who is pursuing a career in the public arena. The $9,500 scholarship is to be used toward tuition in a graduate program for public administration, social work or other applicable public policy fields.

The applicant should be a student seeking a career in community service. She should be a Jewish woman whose primary residence is in New Jersey and have completed co-curricular experience in public policy and/or social services. She should be currently enrolled or have been accepted in an accredited graduate program.

For more information or to obtain an application form, please visit www.ncjwbcs.org or email office@ncjwbcs.org. The application deadline is June 30, 2018.

NCJW encourages organizations in New Jersey to assist in reaching appropriate candidates by circulating this information within their communities.


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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2018

April 2018: NCJW ANNOUNCES $9,500 SCHOLARSHIP TO CELEBRATE ITS 95TH ANNIVERSARYS
April 2018: NCJW PRESENTS STUDY GROUP ON ISRAEL AT 70 THROUGH A GENDER LENS
March 2018: NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN OFFERS COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS
March 2018: NCJW GENERAL MEETING FEATURES REMARKABLE ESCAPE FROM IRAN BY JEWISH WOMAN AS A TEENAGER
March 2018: NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN PRESENTS “TAKE A WALK IN MY BOOTS: A PERSONAL ACCOUNT OF WOMEN IN THE MILITARY”
February 2018: NOTED JOURNALIST TO SPEAK AT NCJW’S LUNCH AND LEARN STUDY GROUP
January 2018: NCJW STUDY GROUP TO GAIN INSIGHT INTO THE GLOBAL REFUGEE CRISIS: WHY PEOPLE LEAVE

2017

December 2017: NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN’S VICE PRESIDENT ON MURPHY’S TRANSITION TEAM
December 2017: National Council of Jewish Women Will Prepare 1,000 “Snack Packs” for Eight Local Elementary Schools
November 2017: NCJW MAKES SUBSTANTIAL INCREASE IN GRANTS THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE BERGEN COMMUNITY
November 2017: NCJW STUDIES EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE TO WORLD ENVIRONMENT
October 2017: NCJW STUDY GROUP PRESENTS Making A Difference: One Woman’s Journey to Helping Others
October 2017: NCJW HOSTS FORUM ON SEXUAL VIOLENCE
October 2017: TEN NCJW MEMBERS PARTICIPATE IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION HEALINGSPACE CLOTHESLINE PROJECT
October 2017: NCJW Sponsors Film at Teaneck International Film Festival
October 2017: NCJW STUDY GROUP PRESENTS Making A Difference: One Woman’s Journey to Helping Others
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