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Helping Our Extended Family Overseas


On June 14, 2018, the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey launched the 2018-2019 allocations process for overseas grants, focusing on Israel-based organizations that concentrate on:

  • Helping youth-at-risk up to the age of 18, suffering from mental health issues, drug abuse, or fa…

A Leader's Update: Diversity

The following blog first appeared Friday, June 15, as an email update from Keith Krivitzky, CEO, the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey.

 

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

I had a very neat experience yesterday which I wanted to share, but was struggling coming up with the right wa…

Whoever Saves a Life: Guatemala

"Whoever destroys a soul, it is considered as if he destroyed an entire world. And whoever saves a life, it is considered as if he saved an entire world."  - Jerusalem Talmud, Sanhedrin 4:1 (22a) 

A Talmudic phrase that we as Jews, as humans, should live by. Jewish organizations world-wid…

A Leader's Update: Living the Dream

The following blog first appeared Friday, June 8, as an email update from Keith Krivitzky, CEO, the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey.

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

I hope this note finds you well.

I know a recurring theme of my writings is change in the Jewish world and how we…

A Leader's Update: Welcome Home

The following blog first appeared Friday, June 1, as an email update from Keith Krivitzky, CEO, the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey.


 

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

I was going to write a story about one of these curve balls which came our way yesterday, and then this articl…