Women of Wisdom Education Series

Thursday, January 28
Monday, February 22
Wednesday, March 24
7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Join us on Zoom for discussions on some of the most pressing and challenging issues of our time. Understand how we and our families can successfully cope with the realities of the pandemic and its impact on our mental health, listen to a panel discussion on the best ways to respond productively to Anti-Semitism, and hear from experts in the field of women’s health.

Zoom link to be provided upon registration.

In support of the 2021 UJA Annual Campaign


Event Committee:

Sharon Altman
Dorie Eisenstein
Daryl Epstein
Carol Koransky
Nicole Levitt
Sydra Miller
Lauren Weiss

Heidi Cohen, Vice President, New Donor Development
Michele Landau, President, Women’s Philanthropy

Click here to pledge your commitment to the 2021 UJA Annual Campaign or visit jfedgmw.org/donate to make a gift today.

Questions? Contact Claudia Lukac at (973) 929-3057 or clukac@jfedgmw.org.

An Evening to Exhale: Coping and Managing Stress in Uncertain Times

Thursday, January 28
7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

During this time of stress & uncertainty, it is important to recognize how our family’s social, emotional, and mental well-being are impacted. Hear from Marianne McCrone, MS, NCC, LPC, Program Coordinator, Child & Adolescent Services at Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ and Danna Markson, from Mindsoother Therapy Center, a licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in individual, family, and group therapy for clients of all ages. Join us for a panel discussion about strategies to help us navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic, including ways to help not only ourselves, but our parents and young adult & teen children.

Anti-Semitism: Reality, Reaction, Response

Monday, February 22
7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

The facts are alarming. Anti-Semitism is rising rapidly. According to the ADL, the American Jewish community experienced near-historic numbers of anti-Semitic incidents since 2018. What can we learn from this data about how we, as individuals, can address the problem? We will hear from Scott Richman, New York/New Jersey regional director at the Anti-Defamation League, Linda Scherzer, director of CRC of Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ, and community leader Rabbi Howard Tilman of Congregation Beth Israel about what’s happening nationally, here in New Jersey, and around the world—and the best ways to respond productively.

Women’s Health: An Open Discussion About Women’s Health at Every Stage

Wednesday, March 24
7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Find out everything you never knew you needed to know about Women’s Health from Rachel Braun Scherl, a business builder and entrepreneur in women’s health and cofounder of SPARK Solutions for Growth, and Alyssa Dweck, MS, MD, FACOG, a New York Magazine “Top Doctor” with over 20 years of experience as an OB/GYN, providing care to women of all ages with an expertise in female sexual health. Our speakers will offer a comprehensive women’s health guide and share with women of all ages information about their own unique health and sexuality matters.


For more information contact Claudia Lukac at (973) 929-3057 or clukac@jfedgmw.org.