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Federation Announces Teen Grants for Israel Lacrosse Winter Service Program

THIS AND OTHER FEDERATION OFFERINGS CONNECT TEENS WITH ISRAEL IN WAYS THAT SUIT THEIR INTERESTS

The Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey is pleased to announce it will offer grants of $1,000 for teen boys and girls attending the Israel Lacrosse High School Winter Service program. G…

Young Ambassadors Nurture Diaspora Ties with Israel

Maya Shany and Dana Zachar, both 18, will defer their mandatory military service until they return to Israel in 2019 and instead spend their gap year educating the local community about the realities of living in Israel and the state’s connection to the Jewish people through holiday…

Marcia Schwartz Says We Need Each Other

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Marcia Schwartz, a Federation leader and member of Congregation B'nai Tikvah, North Brunswick, addressed congregants of her synagogue during this year's high holidays. She described ways the Federation and B’nai Tikvah have been working together to make a positive impact in the Jewish…

A Leader's Update: Shelter Me

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The following blog first appeared Friday, September 28, 2018, as an email update from Keith Krivitzky, CEO, the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey.
 

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

I used to call it the fort holiday. Sukkot reminded me of the forts we used to build as kids to hang…

Fall Fun

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Do you love fall? Crisp apples? A chill in the air? Heavier sweaters and lighter holidays? With Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur behind us, what’s more fun than a picnic in a Sukkah or a night of Simchat Torah dancing and laughing out loud in synagogue. 

A message from Lisa Karasic, Chief Ma…