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National Council of Jewish Women announces opening event

National Council of Jewish Women announces opening event

Jennifer Weiner
Jennifer Weiner

THE NATIONAL COUNCIL of Jewish Women, Essex County Section (NCJW/Essex) announces its Opening Event on Tuesday, Oct. 23, featuring best-selling author Jennifer Weiner.

“Jennifer Weiner’s writing speaks to women’s lives and the importance of their stories,” said Lesley Greenstein, president, NCJW/Essex. “We are looking forward to kicking off the upcoming year with her frank and funny take on the world.”

Jennifer Weiner’s books have spent over five years on The New York Times bestseller list with more than 11 million copies in print in 36 countries.

With a wide fan base on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, Weiner uses her social media platform to encourage women’s voices, self-esteem, and body positivity. She has appeared on Time magazine’s list of “140 Best Twitter Feeds,” and Forbes magazine put her on their list of “25 Working Moms to Follow on Twitter,” writing “tune in for hilarious shards of brilliance.”

Weiner is also a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times and her essays have been reprinted in newspapers and media outlets across the world.

Registration is required. $20 for nonmembers, free to NCJW/Essex members. Nonmembers wishing to join NCJW/Essex can apply $20 toward a new yearly membership of $54.

Program begins at 7:30 p.m.; boutique shopping, coffee, and dessert available from 6-7:30 p.m. Register at or call 973-740-0588.