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Federation is a philanthropic organization that takes care of Jews in need and strengthens Jewish community in New Jersey, Israel, and around the world. Need advice in choosing a mitzvah project that has meaning for you? Federation can help! Our organization connects you to 4 overseas and 27 local agencies.

  • Group bakes 700 challahs for ‘Giving Tuesday’

    News12 New Jersey (12/2/14)
    The Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest New Jersey is taking part in “Giving Tuesday” by helping make more than 700 challahs for other charity organizations.

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    News12 New Jersey (12/2/14)
    The Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest New Jersey is taking part in “Giving Tuesday” by helping make more than 700 challahs for other charity organizations.

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    News12 New Jersey (12/2/14)
    The Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest New Jersey is taking part in “Giving Tuesday” by helping make more than 700 challahs for other charity organiza...

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    News12 New Jersey (12/2/14)
    The Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest New Jersey is taking part in “Giving Tuesda...

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    News12 New Jersey (12/2/14)
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  • ‘Giving Tuesday’ turns into mass bake-athon

    New Jersey Jewish News (12/3/14)
    Undeterred by icy sleet, around 370 volunteers turned up at the Community FoodBank of New Jersey on Tuesday, Dec. 2, for the giant Challah Bake. Organizers said there were so many people eager to participate, they had to turn some away.

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    New Jersey Jewish News (12/3/14)
    Undeterred by icy sleet, around 370 volunteers turned up at the Community FoodBank of New Jersey on Tuesday, Dec. 2, for the giant Challah Bake. Organizers said there were so many people eager to participate, they had to turn some away.

    more

    New Jersey Jewish News (12/3/14)
    Undeterred by icy sleet, around 370 volunteers turned up at the Community FoodBank of New Jersey on Tuesday, Dec. 2, for the giant Challah Bake. Organizers sai...

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    New Jersey Jewish News (12/3/14)
    Undeterred by icy sleet, around 370 volunteers turned up at the Community FoodBank of New...

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    New Jersey Jewish News (12/3/14)
    Undeterred by icy sleet, around 370 volunteers tu...

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  • Volunteers bake 700 loaves of challah bread at food bank event in Hillside

    NJ.com (12/3/14)
    Volunteers with the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest New Jersey braided, baked and packaged more than 700 loaves of challah bread at a "Giving Tuesday" event at the Community FoodBank of New Jersey in Hillside. (Katie Lannan | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com)

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    NJ.com (12/3/14)
    Volunteers with the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest New Jersey braided, baked and packaged more than 700 loaves of challah bread at a "Giving Tuesday" event at the Community FoodBank of New Jersey in Hillside. (Katie Lannan | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com)

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    NJ.com (12/3/14)
    Volunteers with the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest New Jersey braided, baked and packaged more than 700 loaves of challah bread at a "Giving Tuesday" event...

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    NJ.com (12/3/14)
    Volunteers with the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest New Jersey braided, baked and pack...

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  • Join us on Super Sunday

    Sunday, December 7 - 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Alex Aidekman Family Jewish Community Campus, Whippany
    Wilf Jewish Community Campus, Scotch Plains
    It’s the day we come together in spirit and action as one community to repair our world by raising the funds.

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    Sunday, December 7 - 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Alex Aidekman Family Jewish Community Campus, Whippany
    Wilf Jewish Community Campus, Scotch Plains
    It’s the day we come together in spirit and action as one community to repair our world by raising the funds.

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    Sunday, December 7 - 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Alex Aidekman Family Jewish Community Campus, Whippany
    Wilf Jewish Community Campus, Scotch Plains
    It’s the day we come together in spirit and action a...

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    Sunday, December 7 - 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Alex Aidekman Family Jewish Community Campus, Whippany
    Wilf Jewish Community Campus,...

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    Sunday, December 7 - 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
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  • Mitzvot of Greater MetroWest

    Looking for a b’nai mitvah project?
    Whether it’s sports, Israel, helping the hungry, twinning with a Holocaust survivor — we have lots of choices.
    Federation cares for people in need, builds Jewish lives, and saves the world, one person at a time, every day.
    To get started, visit Mitzvot of Greater MetroWest or contact Jill Pascol at jpascol@jfedgmw.org or (973) 929-2926

    or click here.

    Looking for a b’nai mitvah project?
    Whether it’s sports, Israel, helping the hungry, twinning with a Holocaust survivor — we have lots of choices.
    Federation cares for people in need, builds Jewish lives, and saves the world, one person at a time, every day.
    To get started...

    or click here.

    Looking for a b’nai mitvah project?
    Whether it’s sports, Israel, helping the hungry, twinning with a Holocaust survivor — we have lots of choices.
    Federation cares for people...

    or click here.

    Looking for a b’nai mitvah project?
    Whether it’s sports, Israel, helping the hungry, twinning with a Holoca...

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Agency Listing

To reach an agency directly for volunteer placements, please contact the following individuals:

Daughters of Israel
Eve Goldberg • (973) 400-3360 • egoldberg@doigc.org

Friendship Circle
Toba Grossbaum • (973) 251-0204 • toba@fcnj.com

Jewish Family Service of Central NJ
Elie Bodner • (908) 352-8375 • ebodner@jfscentralnj.org

Jewish Family Service of MetroWest
Suzy Berman • (973) 637-1747 • sberman@jfsmetrowest.org

JCC MetroWest
Susan Galatz • (973) 530-3447 • sgalatz@jccmetrowest.org

Jewish Community Housing Corporation
Laurie Loughny • (973) 530-3962 • lauriel@jchcorp.org

Jewish Relief Agency
Boruch Hecht • boruch@jewishrelief.org

Jewish Vocational Service
(973) 674-6330

The Partnership for Jewish Learning and Life
Shaina Goldberg • (973) 929-2966 • sgoldberg@thepartnershipnj.org

Rachel Coalition
Sylvia Heller • (973) 637-1708 • sheller@jfsmetrowest.org

For Adults 55+ RSVP
Stephanie Grove (973) 637-1766 or sgrove@jfsmetrowest.org


Responding to emergency and disaster situations locally and around the world is an important part of the Federation mission, and made possible by our infrastructure and the generosity of members of the Greater MetroWest community who continue to donate their time and money in an extraordinary demonstration of chesed (kindness) and tikkun olam (repairing the world).