Federation Wins Grant for PJ Library Parent Ambassadors: Apply Now

Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey wins grant for PJ Library Ambassadors to connect more young families with Jewish community fun, friends, and learning; and is now taking applications for freelance Ambassadors positions.

Families raising Jewish children in Monmouth and Greater …

Meet David Rabinowitz, Oscar Winner and Co-Writer of 'BlacKkKlansman'

Jewish Federation in the Heart of NJ, in partnership with the Two River Theater & Indie Street Film Festival, presents a very special morning with Oscar-Winning Co-Writer of The BlackKkLansman, David Rabinowitz.

The film by visionary filmmaker Spike Lee, is based on the autobiographical boo…

Tributes and Memorial Gifts - June 2019

To Alex Benn, in memory of Judith Benn, from the Federation Board and Staff; to Sandra Math, in memory of Irwin Math, from the Federation Board and Staff; to Marcia and Jeff Schwartz, Mazel tov on the birth of their grandson, Gabe Finn, from the Federation Boar…

Four Weeks Only – See the Best Israeli Films

The 10th annual Israel Jewish Film Festival is back, presented by Axelrod Performing Arts Center. The four-week long showcase features 10 award-winning films in 6 locations across Monmouth and Greater Middlesex.

Featured films include The Unorthodox, Stockholm, The Other Story, You Only Di…

One Man's Good Deeds Reached Across Generations


Aliza’s oldest son, Marc, is not like her others. And knows it.

The 17-year-old is on the Autism spectrum. Aliza says, “He’s not really high functioning, and not really non-verbal. He’s in the middle. ”

For most of the year, Marc attends a state-funded private school. Summers, h…