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What Do You Do with Dichotomy?

What Do You Do with Dichotomy?

Once again, we find ourselves living in the dichotomy. 

It’s Purim, the holiday that commands us to be happy. And yet we mourn with our interfaith brothers and sisters following the killing of 50 Muslims by a white supremacist in New Zealand and the killing of hundreds of Christians in N…

Federation Professional Talks IDF, Israel, and Being Jewish

On Sunday, March 17, Dan Rozett, Manager, Community & Israel Engagement at Jewish Federation in the Heart of NJ, spoke to 5th-12th grade Hebrew school students at Congregation Neve Shalom, speaking about his experiences in the Israel Defense Force (IDF).

The program was planned around Neve …

Expressing Sadness, Solidarity After Shootings of Muslims and Christians

Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey is shocked and appalled by the hate-filled terror attack targeting two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch. “We extend our deepest condolences to the families of the 49 victims and to our dear friends and colleagues who are part of…

Interfaith Clergy Mission: One Year Later

This past January marked one year since Federation’s 2018 Interfaith Clergy Mission to Israel. To celebrate, Rabbi Robert Pilavin of Sons of Israel in Manalapan, a participant on the mission, invited fellow trip mates to partake in a festive dinner with each other and with members of the c…

My Winter Trip to Israel

Inbar Singal is the Community Engagement Manager at Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey. She recently returned from Israel, visiting family members at the end of Israel's winter season, the same time when Israel's vast wildflowers are in full bloom. 

I was born in Israel, on Moun…