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Updated: JFNA Summarizes the Upcoming Elections in Israel

From the desk of Jerry Silverman, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Jewish Federations of North America

Dear Colleagues,

Our Israel office informs us that Israel Radio is reporting that with 99% of the votes counted, the Likud Party headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a…

A letter about shared goals and the U.S.-Israel relationship

This morning we were honored to attend the address delivered by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the United States Congress...

Local Community Gathers to Support Israel at AIPAC

MARCH 2, 2015 – (WASHINGTON, D.C.) Last night the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey welcomed approximately 100 guests at a reception for Monmouth and Middlesex County residents attending the AIPAC Policy conference. “Ours was one of the very few Federations doing a reception a…

Tributes and Memorial Gifts - February 2015

Jewish Federation of Greater Middlesex County
To Andrew Silow-Carroll and Family, in memory of his father, from Susan Antman, the Federation Board and Staff; to Albert Friedes and Family, in memory of Jacob Friedes, from Susan Antman, the Federation Board and Staff; to Linda and Barry Diamond and …

Thoughts on a Merger and the Meaning of Purim

In Jewish tradition, Purim is considered one of our most joyous holidays. In the coming week, we will celebrate the perseverance of the Jewish community in ancient Persia over those who would see it destroyed, heralding the start of a long period of prosperity and growth. Yet prior to this t…