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What's In a Day?

Every day feels the same... In this time of COVID-19 home quarantining, this has become a familiar refrain. But on the Jewish calendar, tonight we begin a period of very specific and different days marking pivotal parts of our history, our life today, and our aspirations for tomorow.…

A Sweet, Social-Distanced Passover

Tomorrow night, Jews around the world begin observing Passover. While Passover commemorates liberation, many of us will be celebrating from what feels a bit like confinement -- social distancing in our separate homes to stem the spread of COVID-19.

Nothing replaces in-person togetherness,…

Tributes and Memorial Gifts - March 2020

JEWISH FEDERATION IN THE HEART OF NJ

To Judith West, in memory of Sanford Edelman, from Sanford and Myra Kirschenbaum; to Richard and Rachel Setton and Family, in memory of Isaac Setton, from Cheryl and Lance Markbreiter; to Rosanne and Arnie Koenigson and Family, in memory of Rita Ullman,…

Jewish Community Launches Peer-to-Peer COVID Relief Fund

As the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic begin coursing through the Jewish community, several organizations and their supporters are preparing to roll out The Jewish Community COVID Relief Fund, a peer-to-peer campaign for those hardest hit. Here's how to get involved.

Introducing COPING WITH COVID STESS Online Series

If you are feeling stressed by the uncertainty and disruptions to "normal life" caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, you are not alone. On Monday, March 30 from 7:00 to 7:45PM, Jewish Federation launches COPING WITH COVID STRESS, an online support series with Dr. Kerri Weiss, PhD, of Ocean Waves…