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Over 100 Teens Come Together for First Ever Israel Teen Summit

The Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey, held the first ever Israel Teen Summit hosted by Rutgers Hillel together with Jerusalem U, StandWithUs, AIPAC, IAC, BBYO, USY and others. One hundred and twenty teens from all over Middlesex and Monmouth counties gathered for a day to…

State Association Urges Action to Increase School Security Funding

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The following, urgent call to action was issued today by the N.J. State Association of Jewish Federations. The Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey shares this for those who are inclined to ask lawmakers to increase fudning for non-public school security funding. Those inclined are…

Redoubling Efforts to Stem Anti-Semitism and Step-Up Security

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Following Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting, Jewish Federation Redoubles Efforts to Stem Hate and Step-Up Security... With heightened concerns about growing anti-Semitic violence, the Jewish Federation is increasing community-wide leadership to stem anti-Semitism and secure Jewish facilities, ac…

In Pittsburgh Aftermath, Is It Too Soon to Hope?

What can I tell you that hasn’t already been said about what happened in Pittsburgh last Saturday? And should I tell you that alongside the dark images in my head of how it all unfolded, I have brighter images from two personal experiences this week: (1) a community prayer vigil for the Pi…

OU’s Teach NJS Seeks to Double Security Funding For Kids in Jewish Schools

The Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey partners with the Orthodox Union (OU) to advance the Teach NJS initiative, which seeks to secure more state funding for security in private and parochial schools.

For those who are inclined, Teach NJS shared the following call-to-action urg…