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In Pittsburgh Aftermath, Is It Too Soon to Hope?

What can I tell you that hasn’t already been said about what happened in Pittsburgh last Saturday? And should I tell you that alongside the dark images in my head of how it all unfolded, I have brighter images from two personal experiences this week: (1) a community prayer vigil for the Pi…

OU’s Teach NJS Seeks to Double Security Funding For Kids in Jewish Schools

The Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey partners with the Orthodox Union (OU) to advance the Teach NJS initiative, which seeks to secure more state funding for security in private and parochial schools.

For those who are inclined, Teach NJS shared the following call-to-action urg…

Join Solidarity Shabbat: We Stand with Pittsburgh

CALL TO THE JEWISH COMMUNITY IN MONMOUTH AND GREATER MIDDLESEX COUNTIES:
JOIN SOLIDARITY SHABBAT: WE STAND WITH PITTSBURGH – A SHABBAT HAPPENING ACROSS NORTH AMERICA
Unify Our Community with this Expression of Resilience and Jewish Peoplehood

This coming Shabbat, the Jewish community in …

Standing with Pittsburgh: Our Community's Response

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Our hearts go out to the Jewish community of Pittsburgh and to the families of those community members and law enforcement officers killed or wounded. Sadly, acts of anti-semitism and violence have become all too common in our society. We want to share with you a listing of vigils…

Uplifting Teen Gathering on Israel Is a First in Heart of NJ

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On Sunday, November 18, teens from all over Greater Middlesex and Monmouth counties will gather at Rutgers Hillel in New Brunswick for the Israel Teen Summit. 
 
More than 200 teens in grades 6-12 are expected to participate in this first-time event organized by the Jewish Federation in …