Our Mission: Today, Tomorrow & Always
Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ convenes and leads our community to ensure the continuity and strength of the Jewish People, to support a secure Jewish and democratic State of Israel, and to care for Jews in need locally and around the world.
Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest is made stronger by the participation of people of every age, ability, race, ethnicity, denomination, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, and religious affiliation. We are the backbone of the Jewish community for people of all perspectives across five New Jersey counties - Essex, Morris, Sussex, Union and parts of Somerset, in Israel and around the world.
Children receive free books from PJ Library that celebrate Jewish values each month.
People engaged in meaningful Center for Volunteerism service projects last year.
Clients are served by Federation’s local partner agencies each year.
Celebrating Hanukkah as a Community
Local menorah lighting ceremonies are a great way to celebrate the holiday with your neighbors, share Jewish pride, and stand in solidarity for the Jewish people and the State of Israel. We've compiled a list of local community programs.
Calling All Community Artists!
Community artists are invited to submit creative works on the theme of Community Connections that encourage, challenge, educate, and expand perspectives. Express yourself boldly and authentically through all forms of visual art to share stories and traditions inspired by our community today and in the future. ll forms of visual art accepted. Artists of all levels and ages (middle school to adults) are encouraged to submit.
Stand Up to Antisemitism
ADL records dramatic Increase in U.S. antisemitic incidents following the October 7 Hamas massacre. Federation works around the clock to ensure our community is safe. We provide resources to act, offer strategic, monetary, and advisory support and work with local law enforcement and interfaith communities to build strong relationships and strengthen security within our community. Here’s what you can do to take action.
Explore Federation's 100 Year History
In this interactive timeline, you'll meet the groundbreaking leaders who built the community we value today, you'll learn about the pivotal moments that shaped our path, and you'll see the countless ways we've come together through good times and bad to make lives better. Enjoy the journey!
Greater MetroWest at the Table
Be one of the first to order the GMW Community Cookbook, filled with recipes, photos, and stories celebrating our history and connection to Jewish life in Greater MetroWest.