Connect with Israel

The Jewish Federation invites the Jewish community to celebrate Israel’s 70th Birthday -- a year-long extravaganza! Be a part of it!

Download our FREE GUIDE of all things Israel@70 HERE.

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Teen & Tween Events

Welcome Maya and Dana, the heart of NJ Young Emissaries from Israel  
Arriving August 21st !!!! 

Maya and Dana will live in, and lead Israel programs in the heart of NJ for one year. LEARN MORE


Teen Israel Summit
November 18

Teens explore why they care about Israel and how to express it.
Interactive workshops on history, social issues, culture and food. 

For Our Little Ones

PJ Library event: Bagels & Blocks Celebrates Yom Ha’atzmaut 

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  • Babies: Goodnight Israel
  • Toddlers: Ella’s Trip to Israel
  • Preschool: Dinosaur Goes to Israel
  • Kindergarten: Engineer Arielle
  • 1st Grade: Snow in Jerusalem
  • 2nd Grade: A Concert in the Sand
  • Many more ​

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For Lifelong Learners

At Any Age: Take a Deep Dive into Israel Education
— FREE Through December, 2018
The famed Shalom Hartman Institute scholarly adult education comes to the heart of NJ.


Jerusalem U Media Lab for high school and college students, and adults, puts dynamic online curricula and documentary films at your fingertips LEARN MORE

Featured Events

Community Journey to Israel
October 14 - 22  
Have it all on this journey to the Four Corners of Israel. From its natural beauty and fascinating history to its high-tech achievements and hotter than hot pop culture with world-class nightlife, art and cuisine, Israel will wow you — whether or not you’ve been before. And doing it all with friends and neighbors from your own community, you’ll form lifelong bonds through an unforgettable experience. 

Other Ways to Connect to Israel 

From the Grapevine
Bust the myths and find out what life is really like today in Israel MORE


Support Israel
Make a contribution to Jewish Federation’s Annual Campaign MORE 

Israel Travel Grants for Teens

The Jewish Federation is truly excited to offer Israel Travel Grants for Teens, making it more affordable for your teen to have an immersive Israel experience this summer! 


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