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Sukkot's Four Species Speak to Jewish Diversity and Unity

Jewish unity is one of the meanings symbolized in the assembly of the Four Species. At a time when the Jewish people are becoming more polarized and fragmented along political or religious lines, we remember the underlying message of the Lulav (frond of a date palm), Etrog (citron fruit),…

Jewish Security 20 Years After 9/11

When the sun sets this evening, we will enter the holiest Shabbat of our Jewish calendar – the Sabbath between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, also known as Shabbat Shuva, the Sabbath of Return.

Tributes and Memorial Gifts - August 2021

JEWISH FEDERATION N THE HEART OF NEW JERSEY                                                                                  To Myra Pfeiffer, in memory of Robert Pfeiffer, from Estelle and Jerry Katcher, The Jewb…

Record Security Dollars Awarded to Jewish Organizations for 2021

Jewish Federation was instrumental in the process by which 13 Jewish organizations in Monmouth and Greater Middlesex counties have been granted a total of approximately $2 million to enhance security against threats including antisemitic hate crimes. Part of the Nonprofit Security Grant…

Mom Spreads Joyful High Holiday Anticipation Throughout Elul

For PJ Library mom and Ambassador, Anne Goodman, making the most of the High Holidays begins long before Rosh Hashanah. She has developed a collection of children's countdown activities for the month of Elul, to build excitement, anticipation, and deeper connections with the meaning and joy…