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What's Happening in Israel? What You Need to Know

The following update was issued on August 9, 2018, by Jerry Silverman, President and CEO, the Jewish Federations of North America, regarding recent violence in Israel. Here's what you need to know. 

 

Dear Colleagues,
 
JFNA’s Israel office has prepared this summary of the significant…

Tributes & Memorials - July 2018

JEWISH FEDERATION IN THE HEART OF NJ
To Barry and Marlene Warner and Family, in memory of Arthur Warner, from the Federation Board and Staff; to Joyce Warner, in memory of Arthur Warner, from the Federation Board and Staff; to Lauren Varod and Family, in memory of Alex Treiber, from the Federation…

Heart of NJ's Linda Block to Receive Award at Intl Lion of Judah Conference

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Heart of New Jersey’s Linda Block to Receive Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland Award at Jewish Federation International Lion of Judah Conference, January 13-15, 2019

Linda Block of East Brunswick will be honored this coming January by The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) National Women’…

Life & Legacy Program Generates More Than $10 Million in Future Value

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Life & Legacy Program Generates More Than $10 Million in Future Value for the Jewish Community

In July 2018, the Jewish Federation announced it exceeded its goals for year two of the Life & Legacy program. Together with eight partner organizations, 178 Letters of Intent (LOIs) were brought …

Troubling Signs of Anti-Semitism Are On the Rise

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Anti-Semitic flyers were posted around Long Branch several weeks ago, but this was not a unique incident. Similar flyers have been found in Asbury Park and Princeton over the past year. These are troubling signs of anti-Semitism on the rise… a trend which will get worse – unless we come …