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This Year in Jerusalem: Welcome Home

By Jeff Hersch, Marketing & Communications Associate at the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey. He is currently in Israel traveling with the Four Corners of Israel community trip. 


After spending the first two days in Northern Israel, we made our way to Jerusalem. As the buses p…

Why Israel? An Update from the Four Corners Journey

By Jeff Hersch, Marketing & Communications Associate at the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey. He is currently in Israel traveling with the Four Corners of Israel community trip. 

“Shalom” from Israel! After much anticipation and excitement, we are finally here. It’s alrea…

First 48 Hours in Israel

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On Monday morning, over 200 Jews from the heart of New Jersey (and Southern NJ, Somerset, Hunterdon, and Warren) touched down in Israel and began the Four Corners of Israel journey. The excitement was palpable, for first-time visitors and returnees (and even staff). All were eager and ready…

Tributes & Memorial Gifts - September 2018

JEWISH FEDERATION IN THE HEART OF NJ
To June Woller and Family, in memory of Myron Woller, from the Federation Board and Staff; to Judy Rivkin and Family, in memory of David Rivkin, from the Federation Board and Staff; to Doug and Karen Slater and Family, in memory of Howard Slater, from the Feder…

Federation and Donors Are Turning Lives Around for Youth-at-Risk in Israel

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Twenty troubled teens are among those who turned their lives around in 2018, with the help of the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey and its supporters. From poverty-stricken homes, non-supportive family environments, and in danger of long-term drug addiction and criminal…