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September is National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month is recognized each September to promote disaster planning by families and communities throughout the year. The 2020 theme of “Disasters Don’t Wait. Make Your Plan Today.” is relevant as New Jersey and the rest of the nation continue to respond to COVID-19.

PJ Library Events For Your September Calendar

Back-to-school in 2020 looks a little different. Some are implementing hybrid learning, others will adopt an all-virtual classroom setting. Wih the stress of "new normal," PJ Library is bringing some fun this September to help lighten the mood and connect Jewish families with friends.

Information You Need to Make a Voting Plan

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the upcoming General Election, November 3, 2020, will be conducted primarily by mail in the state of NJ. Jewish Federation shares information from the Monmouth County Board of Elections and the Middlesex County Board of Elections to empower all registered…

Survivors Urge Facebook to Remove Holocaust Denial Posts

Holocaust survivors are driving a campaign, #NoDenyingIt, urging Mark Zuckerberg to remove denial groups, pages and posts from Facebook. Despite its recent efforts in combating hate speech and it's claims of monitoring content, Holocaust denial is all too prevalent on the social platform.

Size Matters

Because Jewish Federation is part of a North American collective, our local community benefits from national-level advocacy, philanthropy, expertise, and programs, such as the newly-launched RISE program providing career support to established Jewish community professionals laid off due to C…