Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest is the largest Jewish philanthropy in New Jersey and the eighth largest Federation in the country, serving the Jewish community in Essex, Morris, Sussex, Union, and parts of Somerset counties. Inspired by our Jewish values, Federation cares for people in need locally, in Israel, and in 70 countries around the world. Together, Federation builds upon and ensures a vibrant Jewish community today for future generations. We care. We build. We save.
Supermarket Sweep Is Going to Make a Splash This Summer! – Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to get the whole family involved in a volunteer experience that will have a direct impact on those in need in our community. »more
BLOG: Partnership – This week, The Partnership for Jewish Learning and Life will officially become a department of our Federation. We are all so excited about the opportunities this joining of forces will create for our community. By Federation CEO Dov Ben-Shimon. »more
Graduating “Seniors” Celebrate Lifelong Learning – Residents of Lester Senior Housing participated in a siyum, a ceremony to mark the completion of this year’s Life Long Learning Institute run by our Joint Chaplaincy Committee. »more
GMW Artists’ Arad Adventure Underway – Our Global Connections department selected seven local artists to spend a week in our partnership community of Arad in the Negev and participate in their Desert Arts Festival. Their adventure has begun and the creative updates are already coming. »more
Teens Are Trained to Counsel Abuse Victims – Armed with a grant from The Partnership and Iris Teen Tzedakah, JFS of MetroWest is expanding its program to train teens to serve as peer counselors for victims of domestic abuse. »more
Tax Law Allows Your RMD to Really Make a Difference – If you are over 70½ years of age and have an IRA, you can now make a tax-free rollover gift of up to $100,000 to Federation or fund an endowment fund at the Jewish Community Foundation (JCF) without triggering income tax. »more
Through your gift to Federation you enable 250+ college students each year to participate in Jewish identity and leadership programs.
The unforgettable story of a girl who risks everything for freedom after being trafficked from her mountain village in Nepal to a brothel in India, presented by the NJ Coalition Against Human Trafficking. »more