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Announcing LIVE365 with Internationally Acclaimed Chef and Restaurateur Michael Solomonov – Michael will share his journey to becoming an internationally acclaimed chef, including his passion for Israel and his struggles and triumphs along the way. more
Standing on Both Sides of the Divide – Three generations of Isaac Herzog’s family have been “illustriously involved in Jewish history,” he told a group of some 50 people gathered at Temple Beth Shalom in Livingston on Jan. 29. more
JDAIM: Early Childhood Teacher Shera Bello Shares Her Story – “February is Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance & Inclusion Month. more
Game On with NextDor! – Thursday, March 14 • 8 - 10 p.m. at YESTERcades in Westfield, NJ. more
Notes from the Peoplehood Trip to Israel – I recently got back from Israel as part of Federation’s Negba Peoplehood Project. The goal of this mission, as part of the two-year Peoplehood program, is to encourage members of the Greater MetroWest community to build an engaged and united partnership with the communities of Kibbutz Erez, Arad, and Ofakim-Merchavim in Israel. more
BLOG: Talk Less, Do More by Leslie Dannin Rosenthal – We are all connected. That’s why I went to Puerto Rico last week with seven other Greater MetroWest community leaders. more
Congresswoman Sherrill Statement Against Anti-Semitism – "Just last week I met with the American Jewish Committee to discuss the dangerous rise of anti-Semitism across the country – in New Jersey alone, we saw a 32 percent increase in anti-Semitic incidents in 2017. " more
DID YOU KNOW? – The New Jersey Jewish News is thinking spring. They’re accepting calendar listings for the upcoming Spring Arts guide which will run in all of the editions in early March. Categories include music, visual arts, film, dance, theater, books, and more. Please send your synagogue and community arts events (with high-resolution images) to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline is Tuesday, February 19.
Golda Och Academy Alumna, Erica Rabner, an award-winning singer/songwriter, is coming home to sing at her alma mater! more
An Israel engagement and leadership training conference for high school students more
Join the Golda Och Academy arts faculty and students for hands-on arts projects, singing, and dancing. more
Use beads to make masks, noise makers, and mosaics. more
New Jersey Jewish News in partnership with The Community Relations Committee (CRC) Of Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ is proud to present this conversation between Tal Keinan and David Gregory. more
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