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Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest is the largest 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.

Federation Applauds Israeli Government Creation of Permanent Egalitarian Prayer Space at Western Wall

The Jewish Federation applauds Israel’s historic decision last Sunday to create a permanent egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall. It is also an historic acknowledgement by the Israeli government of the Reform and Conservative religious streams. This decision makes Judaism’s holiest site a place that welcomes and incorporates the diversity of Jewish religious practices taking place in many parts of the world. more

Events

  • LIVE from Greater MetroWest

    Thursday, March 17 - 6:45 p.m.
    Hanover Marriott, Whippany
    Featuring Terry Bradshaw, co-host and analyst, FOX NFL Sunday and NFL Legend and Oz Pearlman, world-class mentalist and finalist on America's Got Talent.
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    Learn about other upcoming Federation events

    Thursday, March 17 - 6:45 p.m.
    Hanover Marriott, Whippany
    Featuring Terry Bradshaw, co-host and analyst, FOX NFL Sunday and NFL Legend and Oz Pearlman, world-class mentalist and finalist on America's Got Talent.
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    Learn about other upcoming Federation events

    Thursday, March 17 - 6:45 p.m.
    Hanover Marriott, Whippany
    Featuring Terry Bradshaw, co-host and analyst, FOX NFL Sunday and NFL Legend and Oz Pearlman, world-class mentalist and finalist on Ameri...

    Thursday, March 17 - 6:45 p.m.
    Hanover Marriott, Whippany
    Featuring Terry Bradshaw, co-host and analyst, FOX NFL Sunday and N...

    Thursday, March 17 - 6:45 p.m.
    Hanover Marriott, Whippany
    Featuring Terry Bradshaw, c...

    Thursday, March 17 - 6:45 p.m.
    Hanover Marriott, Whippan...

    Thursday, March 17 - 6:45 p.m.
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    Thursday, March 17 - 6...

Get Involved Locally

  • Community Challah Bake

    Tuesday, February 9
    Braid and bake for clients of Jewish Family Services and local kosher food pantries. Shifts will be available from 8:45 a.m. -7 p.m.

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    Tuesday, February 9
    Braid and bake for clients of Jewish Family Services and local kosher food pantries. Shifts will be available from 8:45 a.m. -7 p.m.

    GET INVOLVED

    Tuesday, February 9
    Braid and bake for clients of Jewish Family Services and local kosher food pantries. Shifts will be available from 8:45 a.m. -7 p.m.

    GET INVOLVED

    Tuesday, February 9
    Braid and bake for clients of Jewish Family Services and local kosher food pantries. Shifts wi...

    GET INVOLVED

    Tuesday, February 9
    Braid and bake for clients of Jewish Family Services a...

    GET INVOLVED

    Tuesday, February 9
    Braid and bake for clien...

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    Tuesday, February 9
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    Tuesday, F...

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Go On A Mission

  • Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ missions are travel experiences unlike any other and are for people of all ages and all interests. Join us as we explore the past, present, and future of the Jewish people in locations as diverse as Israel, Poland, Cuba, Argentina, Cherkassy, Italy, and Former Soviet Union.

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    Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ missions are travel experiences unlike any other and are for people of all ages and all interests. Join us as we explore the past, present, and future of the Jewish people in locations as diverse as Israel, Poland, Cuba, Argentina, Cherkassy, It...

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    Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ missions are travel experiences unlike any other and are for people of all ages and all interests. Join us as we explore the past, present, and f...

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    Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ missions are travel experiences unlike any other and are for people of all ...

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    Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ missions are travel experiences unl...

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Featured Initiative

  • Create an Oasis of Serenity in the Negev

    Kibbutz Erez, a Greater MetroWest partner community, is located on the Gaza border in the Northern Negev. We have the opportunity to create a park-like environment for the residents to provide them with a respite from these dangers.

    PLANT A TREE

    Kibbutz Erez, a Greater MetroWest partner community, is located on the Gaza border in the Northern Negev. We have the opportunity to create a park-like environment for the residents to provide them with a respite from these dangers.

    PLANT A TREE

    Kibbutz Erez, a Greater MetroWest partner community, is located on the Gaza border in the Northern Negev. We have the opportunity to create a park-like environment for the residents to ...

    PLANT A TREE

    Kibbutz Erez, a Greater MetroWest partner community, is located on the Gaza border in the Northern Negev. We have t...

    PLANT A TREE

    Kibbutz Erez, a Greater MetroWest partner community, is located on the Gaza...

    PLANT A TREE

    Kibbutz Erez, a Greater MetroWest partner com...

    PLANT A TREE

    Kibbutz Erez, a Grea...

    PLANT A TREE

    Kibbutz Er...

    PLANT A TREE

Our Blogs

THE CORRIDOR 
by Dov Ben-Shimon, Federation CEO​​

  • My favorite painter is the great pop artist Roy Lichtenstein. By blurring the boundaries between “high art” and mass culture, he reinforced the idea that art doesn’t have hierarchies.

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    My favorite painter is the great pop artist Roy Lichtenstein. By blurring the boundaries between “high art” and mass culture, he reinforced the idea that art doesn’t have hierarchies.

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CRC: ADVOCACY IN ACTION
by Melanie Roth Gorelick, CRC Director

GUEST BLOG
by Rebecca Wanatick, Community Inclusion Coordinator

  • JDAIM is a worldwide effort to raise awareness and champion the civil rights of all Jewish people to have access and be meaningfully included in every aspect of Jewish life.

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    JDAIM is a worldwide effort to raise awareness and champion the civil rights of all Jewish people to have access and be meaningfully included in every aspect of Jewish life.

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GUEST BLOG
by Stanley Stone, Senior Vice President​​

  • The Ness Fund supports economic development throughout the Negev region of Israel. The purpose of our mission is to meet with prospective recipients and learn about their innovative ideas.

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    The Ness Fund supports economic development throughout the Negev region of Israel. The purpose of our mission is to meet with prospective recipients and learn about their innovative ideas.

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GUEST BLOG
A blog by Jessica Mehlman, Director of Planning and Allocations

  • Israel is inspiring, complicated, and changing. We must embrace and we must wrestle. And throughout the journey, we must be proud to call Israel ours.

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    Israel is inspiring, complicated, and changing. We must embrace and we must wrestle. And throughout the journey, we must be proud to call Israel ours.

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JCF: FORWARD THINKING
A blog by Daniel Staffenberg, Executive Director, Jewish Community Foundation of Greater MetroWest NJ

  • JCF event offers fund holders more face time, more information, more engagement, and more transparency.

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    JCF event offers fund holders more face time, more information, more engagement, and more transparency.

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News

  • Disabilities survey: Some services fall short

    A survey of people with disabilities (and their families or caregivers) suggests that the local Jewish community has taken steps in the right direction, but needs to go further still in meeting community members’ needs.

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    A survey of people with disabilities (and their families or caregivers) suggests that the local Jewish community has taken steps in the right direction, but needs to go further still in meeting community members’ needs.

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    A survey of people with disabilities (and their families or caregivers) suggests that the local Jewish community has taken steps in the right direction, but needs to go further still in meeting...

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    A survey of people with disabilities (and their families or caregivers) suggests that the local Jewish community has taken ...

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    A survey of people with disabilities (and their families or caregivers) suggests th...

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    A survey of people with disabilities (and their famil...

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    A survey of people with disa...

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    A survey of people...

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