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What does a 2,000-year-old date taste like?

In September, Israeli scientists from the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies and Hadassah Medical Center travelled back in time two millennia, becoming the first people to sample dates from trees extinct since the biblical period. Join us as they tell us their miraculous story on Zoom.

Federation Statement: The Assault on the U.S. Capitol

This statement is about the violent events in Washington, D.C. on January 6, 2021. Following the horrifying assault on our nation's democracy, we were gratified that calm was restored quickly and Congress went back to its important work.

Tributes and Memorial Gifts - December 2020

JEWISH FEDERATION N THE HEART OF NEW JERSEY                                                                                   To Denise Hametz, in honor of her birthday, from Laura and Jesse Mintz; to Erik Bronst…

A Special Modeh Ani: Gratitude for the COVID Vaccine

A Federation supporter sent us an inspiring version of the prayer Modeh/Modah Ani written by writer Rabbi Menachem Creditor. It brings us feelings of hope and gratefulness.

Tributes and Memorial Gifts - November 2020

JEWISH FEDERATION N THE HEART OF NEW JERSEY  To Arlene Golden, in memory of Donald Golden, from Wendy and Jerry Marks; to Bette Epstein, in honor of her birthday, from Kaye Paletz; to Dian and Lawrence Perkel and Family, in memory of Ida Rose, from the Federation Board and Staff, Rhona and …