The Rachel Coalition presents its annual Women to Women Luncheon with featured speaker Thrity Umrigar on Tuesday, October 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Park Avenue Club in Florham Park.  Umrigar's best-selling book, The Space Between Us, is set in modern-day India and explores the shame and disappointment of an abusive marriage and the limits of the bonds of womanhood.
Rachel Coalition is privileged to welcome Janice Huff, Chief Meteorologist for WNBC New York as a special guest who will deliver welcoming remarks.  Huff, a passionate advocate for children and community related issues and has received numerous awards and accolades for her service in this area. 

The Women to Women Luncheon is generously funded by the Florin Education Series Endowment Fund, which allows the Coalition to sponsor a community education program providing different perspectives of domestic violence.  Strict Kosher dietary laws observed.
Tickets are $40 and online registration is available at  For more information, please contact Sylvia Heller at 973-765-9050 x1708 or

The Rachel Coalition is a partnership of nine northern New Jersey organizations working together to respond to domestic violence.  Nonsectarian services include a 24-hour crisis response line (973-740-1233), a suburban emergency safe house (with kosher provisions), counseling, support groups, legal and medical assistance, outreach and education programs.  Rachel Coalition partners include: Jewish Family Service of MetroWest, National Council of Jewish Women: Essex Country Section, National Council of Jewish Women: West Morris Section, Women’s Philanthropy of the United Jewish Communities of MetroWest New Jersey, MetroWest Rabbinic Cabinet, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Hadassah: Northern New Jersey Region, Jewish Women International: North Atlantic Region and JCC MetroWest.