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NJ 101.5: At least 3 Anti-Jewish Crimes Every Week in NJ, Report Says

The following article was published by David Matthau for New Jersey 101.5, on April 25, 2017. 


A new report finds anti-Semitic incidents are on the rise in New Jersey.

According to Joshua Cohen, the regional director for the Anti-Defamation League’s New Jersey office, new data…

Public Officials' Yom HaShoah Statements

In recognition of Yom Hashoah, Senator Bob Menendez and Governor Chris Christie released the following messages.


Menendez Statement on Holocaust Remembrance Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) today issued the following statement on this Holocaust Remembra…

Yom HaShoah 2017

Today, we recognize Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day - the day dedicated to commemorate the 6 million Jews who perished during the Holocaust. Their memory is our memory, and we must never forget.

Did you miss last Friday's CHHANGE Yom HaShoah event? The program featured child su…

Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut: From Despair to Joy

By Naomi Lasky, Board Member for the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey

Imagine if in an instant, everyone on I-95 simply stopped their cars and stepped out to stand together one morning every year. That’s exactly what happens in Israel on Yom Hazikaron.

At exactly 11 a.m. …

Are You Ready? Security is Everyone's Responsibility

By Amy Keller, Partner Relations Manager, Staff Liaison to the Federation Security Task Force, at the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey



Security is everyone’s responsibility.

That’s our belief at the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey. We think it s…