Get Ready for Our First In-Person Social Event!
August 29, IN PERSON! Location TBA
We're planning something special for our first in-person gathering on August 29 to kick off the new year and continue celebrating our 75th anniversary, so watch for more info soon and please SAVE the DATE!
New on 4th Thursdays: NCJW Movie Club!
Thursday, June 24, 7:00 pm, Zoom
Join us for the new NCJW Movie Club. Be part of the new core group!

The movie on June 24 is A Better Life, a 2011 American drama. It follows an undocumented immigrant gardener and his son.  It brings to life politically loaded issues without being suffused with cliches and rhetoric. Demián Bichir was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor. It can be viewed on Netflix and Prime.

July 22 film: Born on the Fourth of July, a 1989 Americabiographical antiwar drama film based on the 1976 autobiography by Ron Kovic and starring Tom CruiseKyra SedgwickRaymond J. BarryJerry LevineFrank Whaley, and Willem Dafoe. More info coming in the July eblast.
Lunch with Laurie Levenson
Tuesday, June 29, 12:00 pm, Zoom
NCJW members, please write NCJW in the memo area of your checks when you pay.
Join our Investment Committee
(No Experience Required!)
Did you know that we have a professionally managed investment account?  

One of the most important sources of revenue, which allows our section to do its important work, is our investment portfolio. Income generated by this portfolio provides funds for our many projects as well as our operating needs.

We have a committee that meets (only) four times a year with our investment advisors, Halbert Hargrove Global Advisors. We are looking for a few interested members to serve on this important committee.  NO experience or expertise is required. It is a great opportunity to learn more about investments, the financial marketplace and, of course, NCJW.

Please contact Joanne Levy for more information at or call (657) 235-2511.
A Great Gift for Graduation!
Looking for a meaningful graduation gift this year?

Don't miss the opportunity to gift a beautiful one-of-a-kind "Breaking the Glass Ceiling" piece of fusion glass art jewelry. Pins and pendants are available for $36 and $50 (with gold). Purchases can be made via our local NCJW website.

Or, give the gift of membership to National Council of Jewish Women GLB & WOC. Cost is $36, one-third off the regular membership rate! Information available on our local NCJW website
For Goodness Cakes!
Spread Love, Joy, and Frosting
Wouldn't it be fun to bake a birthday cake for a foster child?
For Goodness Cakes gives underprivileged youth in the foster care system the chance to have a birthday by matching volunteers to bake special cakes just for them. Its mission is to give individual youth one special moment that is about them, helping to nurture optimism and confidence at a critical age. A wonderful and meaningful opportunity for our Section to get involved.
How it works: For Goodness Cakes receives requests from nonprofits that work with at-risk youth for cake orders. After you complete an online orientation and quiz, you become part of the Sprinkle Squad, which lets you to pick a cake-making assignment according to YOUR schedule. To learn more, visit Once you have joined the Sprinkle Squad, please contact Bobbi Horowitz at (657) 235-2511 or email
Mark Your Calendars ... Save the Date!
Sunday, August 29: First in-person social event! Kick off the new year and continue our celebration of NCJW GLB & WOC's 75-year anniversary. Stay tuned for more info.

October 2021: Domestic Violence: How to Recognize It and How to Help. We will hear from experts about how to recognize domestic violence, what to watch out for, and how to help. Check our website at for updates and details.

Happy beginning of summer!
How to Reach Us
Email us at, call (657) 235-2511, or send mail to NCJW Greater Long Beach & West Orange County, 6216 E. Pacific Coast Highway, #239, Long Beach, CA 90803. Please add this contact information to your contacts list.