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Sending Our Thoughts to the Families of Congregation Poile Zedek

We at the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey were saddened to hear just before Shabbat yesterday, a devastating fire tore through the grand, historic synagogue that has been home to Congregation Poile Zedek, New Brunswick, since the 1920s, and all but one sefer torah were lost in t…

The Federation triples incentive grants for 1st-time summer campers

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED ON A FIRST COME-FIRST SERVED BASIS!

Working with its partner, One Happy Camper, the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey has tripled the number of 1st-time Jewish summer camp incentive grants it will offer for summer, 2016. The grants are availabl…

UNESCO to vote on designating Western Wall as a part of al-Aqsa Mosque

The following statement was issued by the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations on 10/20/2015:

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will be taking up a draft resolution prepared by the Palestinian Authority and to be introd…

Partner Funding Meetings

Over the last week, Federation has engaged 81 volunteer and professional representatives of 46 diverse Jewish non-profits and synagogues throughout Monmouth and Greater Middlesex Counties in conversations about community needs and

While each person came to learn about Federation's partnersh…

Support from Heart of NJ Helps Federation Partner Aid Israel Terror Victims

Federation and its partner, The Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI), are helping victims of terror in real time. On Oct. 14, JAFI began distributing emergency financial aid to address the immediate needs of Israelis affected by terror attacks in recent days.The grants have been made possible b…