Federation Advocacy Helped Increase Security Funding for Religious Schools

GOVERNOR MURPHY SIGNS LEGISLATION TO ENHANCE SAFETY AND SECURITY AT SCHOOLS, HOUSES OF WORSHIP, AND COMMUNITY CENTERS. The Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey advocacy efforts helped bring about this positive development.

Announcing New Grants to Get Together with Friends


The Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey is thrilled to announce $100 Get Together Grants Help Parents Build Social Connections By Sharing Jewish Experiences with Friends... Monmouth and Greater Middlesex county-area families raising Jewish children will now have more opportunities…

It's About People Like Ben


Jewish life continually changes: how or where people choose to express Jewish traditions, how they form and raise families, how they support Jewish causes… The Federation changes along with them – not because we’re responding to them or we’re ahead of them, but because we ARE them. …

Important End-of-Year Tax-Related Giving Deadlines


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, 2018.

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



On December 13, 2018, at the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey’s Annual Meeting, the Federation membership nominated, voted on, and installed Cheryl Markbreiter of Ocean Township as president for the 2019/2020 term. She succeeds Jeff Schwartz of Kendall Park, who served as presi…