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.

Jewish Federation Calls for an End to Cruel Border Policy

Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ joins 26 Jewish organizations and other religious groups in condemning the cruel and unconscionable policy of separating children from their parents seeking asylum in the United States. more

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GMW UPDATE



IN OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY

A Night at the Ballpark with the Somerset Patriots – Join your Jewish community on Sunday, July 29 for a fun summer family event! Experience the excitement throughout the evening – on the field, on the concourse, and in the stands, with special activities just for us! more

Women’s Philanthropy Honors Outgoing President Rebecca Gold at Annual Meeting – More than 150 Greater MetroWest women philanthropists came together on Wednesday, May 30 to celebrate another successful year of Women’s Philanthropy. more


GLOBAL CONNECTIONS

GMW Marched Together at the Celebrate Israel Parade – Hundreds of members of our community – from day schools and synagogues, to Diller Teen Fellows and Federation staff­ – marched together behind the Greater MetroWest banner to show their support at the Celebrate Israel Parade in New York City. more

Global Connections Says Thank You to Outgoing Chair, Shlichim, and Rishonim – On Thursday, May 31, our Global Connections department held its annual Spring Gala with a special program honoring outgoing chair Paula Saginaw. more

Peoplehood Project is a Unique Leadership Experience – The Peoplehood Project is a life-changing two-year program for a rising generation of Greater MetroWest Jewish leaders interested in building living bridges with our partner communities in Israel. Click here to find out more or apply now


YOUR IMPACT

Wanted: New Ways to Engage the Next Generation of Jews – Our CEO Dov Ben-Shimon said in this article in the New Jersey Jewish News, “While the value of Federation is more critical than ever, the expectations of how we communicate with our community are changing radically... fund raising cannot be the only embodiment of how we talk to our community.” more

Spiritual Healing – Through our Federation’s Joint Chaplaincy Committee, a chaplain now provides spiritual guidance, support, and council to patients at the Saint Barnabas outpatient cancer center. more


IN THE NEWS

“Beyond the Rainbow” to Discuss LBGT Needs in Our Community


DID YOU KNOW? – During the summer months, we know that many of the kids are off to camp and families head out on vacations. We are busy planning for the holidays and upcoming fall events and programs, so we will send out Access Federation every other Tuesday during this time.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

July 29
NIGHT AT THE BALLPARK WITH THE SOMERSET PATRIOTS

Join your Jewish community for a fun summer family event! more

August 9
NEXTDOR SUMMER HAPPY HOUR

Grab the early train home, and meet us for a drink! more

August 12
JTOT IN THE PARK

Join us for music and fun in the park for our signature PJ Library program. more

October 14-22
COMMUNITY MISSION 2018

Amazing things happen on a CommUNITY Mission. more