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Expressing Sadness and Solidarity After Shootings at New Zealand Mosques

Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey is shocked and appalled by the hate-filled terror attack targeting two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch. “We extend our deepest condolences to the families of the 49 victims and to our dear friends and colleagues who are part of…

Interfaith Clergy Mission: One Year Later

This past January marked one year since Federation’s 2018 Interfaith Clergy Mission to Israel. To celebrate, Rabbi Robert Pilavin of Sons of Israel in Manalapan, a participant on the mission, invited fellow trip mates to partake in a festive dinner together and with members of the communit…

My Winter Trip to Israel

Inbar Singal is the Community Engagement Manager at Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey. She recently returned from Israel, visiting family members at the end of Israel's winter season, the same time when Israel's vast wildflowers are in full bloom. 

I was born in Israel, on Moun…

New Jewish Center for Drug & Alcohol Treatment and Education Opens

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In Morganville, Jewish Family & Children's Service of Monmouth County (JFCS) has launched the Jewish Center for Drug & Alcohol Treatment and Education providing culturally-sensative professional help with substance addiction or over-use.

Shinshinim's Journey to the Kotel (VIDEO)

Before leaving for their two week break in Israel, Maya and Dana, our community's Shinshinim (teen ambassadors), collected notes from community members of all ages to be placed in the cracks of the Western Wall. This week, Maya and Dana fulfilled their promise and made the trip to the Kotel,…