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Update on Federation COVID-19 Relief

This week, when Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey's COVID-19 Emergency Relief committee met, the group evaluated the most recent applications for grants from people hard hit, financially, by the COVID-19 crisis. What was remarkable was just how unremarkable the applicants and…

2020 Camp Scholarships Aid Families in Need

As some summer programs for kids and young adults, recently, were able to open, Jewish Federation in the Heart of NJ this week awarded need-based camp scholarships to young adults and children with special needs and to children whose families are in financial crisis -- to provide them and…

Annexation of the West Bank... What's It all About?

If you're wondering what happened following recent news about the possibility of Israel applying sovereignty to parts of The West Bank (sometimes referred to as annexation), you are not alone. Here is a brief rundown of the basics followed by resources for additional reading on the multiple…

Tributes and Memorial Gifts - June 2020

JEWISH FEDERATION IN THE HEART OF NJ                                                                                                   To Sherry Silinger, in memory of Ruth Buckler, from the Fed…

New Grants Bring Additional Funding for Communal Security

On June 30, 2020, the United States Secretary of Homeland Security announced final awards and allocations for the agency's fiscal year (FY) 2020 preparedness grant programs, including the Federal Homeland Security grant program known to us as the Non-Profit Security Grant Program (NSGP).…