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Troubling Reactions During Iran Deal Discussions

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

I want to share with you some troubling aspects of this Iran deal. In a twist, these don’t actually have to do with the deal itself, but with some of the reactions and ramifications I have been seeing from my perch at a Jewish Federation.

1) There is increasi…

The New Caring Initiative

We here at the Jewish Federation in the Heart of NJ are exciting to be creating a new program called the Caring Initiative – reaching out to the Jewish community in times of crisis and need offering comfort and hope to Jewish patients in the hospital. Did you know that we have 10 area hosp…

STATEMENT BY JEWISH FEDERATION: CROSSING LINES IN DISCUSSION OF IRAN DEAL

Words and stereotypes have power, and that is why it is important to take a stand and call out unacceptable behavior when we see it. The leadership of The Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey encourages all of our community members and elected officials to keep this in mind as we con…

U.S. President Barack Obama to Address Jewish Community Aug. 28

ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 28 AT 2:10 PM ET — U.S. President Barack Obama will address the North American Jewish community on the Iran agreement. We hope you will join us for this distinguished event, co-sponsored by The Jewish Federations of North America and the Conference of Presidents of Major …

Tributes and Memorial Gifts - July 2015

The Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey
To Frederick Simkin and Family, in memory of Theodore Simkin, from Janet Briggs, Susan and Richard Levinson, Maria Pawluczukl, Marilyn and Neal Batson, Susan Abramson; to Margery Simkin, in memory of Theodore Simkin, from Nancy Klopper; to Ric…