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Commemorating Veteran's Day

East Brunswick Jewish Center commemorated Veterans Day on their annual “Veterans Shabbat,” with veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces and Israel's IDF. Federation's Dan Rozett participated as an American-Israeli veteran of the IDF, noting that veterans of the U.S. and Israel's militaries…

Local Organizations Commemorate Kristallnacht

On the night of November 9, 1938, violent anti-Jewish demonstrations broke out across Germany, Austria, and the Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia. Violent mobs, spurred by antisemitic exhortations from Nazi officials, destroyed hundreds of synagogues, burning, or desecrating Jewish religi…

Tributes and Memorial Gifts - October 2020

JEWISH FEDERATION N THE HEART OF NEW JERSEY                                                                                   To Susie Stern & Family, in memory of Carrol Kahn, from the Federation Board and Staff…

The first-ever Hillel College Fair: Your Ticket to Jewish Life on Campus

College selection and campus visits should be one of the most exciting times for high school students. But this year, the risk of coronavirus looms over these traditionally in-person events adding for additional stress – enter the first-ever Hillel College Fair, your ticket to virtually…

What Else is New? Federation Provides a Current Look at Anti-Semitism

Sadly, anti-Semites are scapegoating Jews for today's pandemic, as happened in the 14th century with the Black Death in Europe. Sadder yet: this should not surprise us, given the current alarming state of anti-Semitism in the U.S. Federation briefs community groups on the latest expressions…