Remarks Note That Grief Takes Many Forms Following Jersey City Shootings

Susan Antman, Executive Director, Jewish Federation in the Heart of NJ, addressed those gathered at Highland Park, NJ, vigil for victims of this week's hate-motivated shootings in Jersey City, NJ.

UPDATE: Jersey City Shooting

Dear Friends,
Sadly, once again, our hearts and prayers are with the victims and their families of yesterday’s violent attack as well as the community of Jersey City.
Our Federation has been briefed by our partner Law enforcement agencies since the onset of the incident and they have been …

GivingTuesday estimates overall giving at nearly $2 billion in the U.S.

New York, NY - December 4, 2019 - At a time when so much attention is given to what divides us, GivingTuesday, a global generosity movement which unleashes the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world, reports a…

Tributes and Memorial Gifts - November 2019

To Jodi Vasen, in memory of Arlene Haiken, from Cheryl and Lance Markbreiter; to Irene Sperling, in memory of Stuart Sperling, from the Federation Board and Staff; to Helen Geltzeiler, in memory of Leonard Geltzeiler, from the Federation Board and Staff; to Jil…

End-of-Year Giving Guidelines for Tax Planning


If you would like to pay your pledge via credit card, please note that we will gladly accept your credit card payment on the phone at (732) 588-1809 or on our website at, no later than Monday, December 31, 2019.

If you are mailing in a check, all checks must be dat…