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Federation Execs Meet With Attorney General

This news was originally released as a press release by the NJ State Associations of Jewish Federations on June 16, 2017.

Federation Executives and AG Confer on Community Security Concerns

On June 14, 2017, Jewish Federation Executives met with NJ Attorney General, Christopher Porrino …

When’s the Last Time You Felt This Good?

By Jeff Hersch


When’s the last time life surprised you? You felt something entirely unexpected? Even surprised yourself? For me, it was the first time I stood on Israeli soil.


If I ask friends and family who’ve visited Israel, they all echo this sentiment. For many, the…

Tributes and Memorial Gifts - May 2017

To Robert Mack, Mazel Tov on his 75th Birthday, from the Federation Board and Staff; to Sol Schneider and Family, in memory of Rhoda Schneider, from the Federation Board and Staff; to Helaine Tockerman and Family, in memory of Warren Tockerman, from the Federa…

Conversations with Chloe: The Federation Brings Chloe Valdary to Central NJ

Our modern, 24 hour news cycle dumps a lot of information at our mental and emotional doorstep. Much of it, lately, doesn’t do much to uplift our spirits.


So when we were approached by Jerusalem U with a partnership opportunity to bring Chloe Valdary to our Middlesex and Monmouth…

Jerusalem Day is Wednesday – What It Means to Me

By Dan Rozett, Manager, Community & Israel Engagement

Fifty years ago, on the third day of the Six Day War, the Jewish Nation finally fulfilled the 3000-year-old dream of re-establishing a sovereign Jewish State, when Israeli forces entered the Old City and Motta Gur, commander of the Par…