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Federation and Partners Conduct Timely Bias Education Programs

Thirty law enforcement officers from Monmouth County took part in a timely Law Enforcement Officers (LEO) educational program this week using lessons from the Holocaust to better understand their role in a pluralistic civil society where bias-related activity is becoming more prevalent.


JTeam: Teaching Our Children to Hold a Place for the World in Their Hearts

By Laura Safran  

“It is not your responsibility to finish the work of perfecting the world, but you are not free to desist from it either.”  Rabbi Tarfon, Pirkei Avot 2:21

As a complicated world bombards us with competing messages and messengers, it’s natural for young people …

Following Charlottesville: More Than Words

The events of this weekend, which took place in Charlottesville, clearly reinforce The Jewish Federation's position that hate should have no home in our community. Sadly, there are too many occasions these days to call out hate, anti-Semitism, and bigotry. We, like many Jewish Federations ac…

Today, Give Your Child a Priceless Gift - For Free

By Laura Safran

There’s something you can do today, right now, to bring delight to a child you love and share a world of love and light with them. 

And it’s free. 

Sign up for PJ Library. | Sign up for PJ Our Way (for tweens) 


PJ Library is the extraordinarily successf…

Doubling Down on What Matters

This week, the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey conducted a community-wide conference call addressing local concerns about recent actions by the Israeli government that impact pluralism in Israel – in particular, prayer at the Western Wall and religious status of Jews from ever…