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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 …

Commemorating Veteran's Day

East Brunswick Jewish Center commemorated Veterans Day on their annual “Veterans Shabbat,” with veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces and Israel's IDF. Federation's Dan Rozett participated as an American-Israeli veteran of the IDF, noting that veterans of the U.S. and Israel's militaries…

Local Organizations Commemorate Kristallnacht

On the night of November 9, 1938, violent anti-Jewish demonstrations broke out across Germany, Austria, and the Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia. Violent mobs, spurred by antisemitic exhortations from Nazi officials, destroyed hundreds of synagogues, burning, or desecrating Jewish religi…

Tributes and Memorial Gifts - October 2020

JEWISH FEDERATION N THE HEART OF NEW JERSEY                                                                                   To Susie Stern & Family, in memory of Carrol Kahn, from the Federation Board and Staff…