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.

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GMW UPDATE



IN OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY

Join Us for an Evening with Jeh Johnson on the Rise of Antisemitism in the U.S. – Temple Ner Tamid presents “An Evening with Jeh Johnson, The Rise of Antisemitism in the US” on Jan 22, 2019 at 7 p.m. more

FedEd Offers Leadership Learning Opportunities – Federation offers a variety of ways to help you broaden your involvement in your Greater MetroWest Jewish community. more

BLOG: Speaking Up for Our Shared Values – Next Saturday, January 19, hundreds of thousands of women and men across the country will take to the streets once again for the third annual National Women’s March. more

Can Judaism Survive the 21st Century? Join Us for a Conversation with Tal Keinan and David Gregorymore


GLOBAL CONNECTIONS

Why I Became a “Lone Soldier” – It’s 2:45 in the morning. I wake up to a sharp rock jutting into my back. I’m on a hill somewhere in the Negev desert. more


YOUR IMPACT

Allen Levithan Was a Respected Attorney Who Prioritized Pro Bono Work – Allen Levithan spoke softly and had no need for a big stick. He was a master attorney and a partner at Lowenstein Sandler in Roseland and served as a mentor and role model for young lawyers. more

Rose Morey Dreyer, a Woman of Many Talents, Dies at 96 – Rose Morey Dreyer of Short Hills, a painter, performer, and philanthropist, died Dec. 29 at the age of 96 of natural causes, according to daughter Nancy Dreyer of Newton, Mass. more


 

DID YOU KNOW? – Greater MetroWest CARES and the 11 partner agencies in our community dedicated to addressing the needs of older adults also provide an array of programs to support their caregivers. Find out more in the latest Ha Kesher CARES e-newsletter.

OP-Fed In the Spotlight Gifts & Legacies

UPCOMING EVENTS

January 22, 2019
AN EVENING WITH JEH JOHNSON ON THE RISE OF ANTISEMITISM IN THE U.S.

Temple Ner Tamid presents “An Evening with Jeh Johnson, The Rise of Antisemitism in the US” on Jan 22, 2019 at 7 p.m. more

January 27, 2019
EASY JEWISH FAMILY FUN STEM EXTRAVAGANZA!

Join Golda Och Academy for hands-on STEM activities in our Dr Lynne B Harrison STEM Center! Best for ages 5-7. more

February 7, 2019
FROM MEMORY TO HISTORY OPENING RECEPTION

This exhibiton is made possible through the generosity of the Darivoff Family Foundation. Event is free and open to the public. more

February 12, 2019
GREATER METROWEST REUNION IN FLORIDA

Please join us for a warm gathering with friends from up North at the Greater MetroWest Reunion in Florida. more

March 31, 2019
SYNAGOGUE LEADERSHIP SEMINAR: ENHANCED SUCCESSION PLANNING

This seminar will examine structures and mechanisms for identifying and mentoring future lay or professional leaders so that the goals and implementation of one leadership team can continue through the transition to another. more