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


A huge THANK YOU goes out to all our donors who helped us reach our 2016 Campaign goal of $21.2 MILLION, plus an additional $1.5 million for designated projects! This morning we closed our Annual Campaign... tonight homebound seniors will receive a hot meal, happy campers will doze off in their bunks excited about all they will learn tomorrow, and a community in Israel can sleep soundly knowing they have a shelter close by. All of this is because of you. Your support, year in and year out, made this happen; and will continue to make this happen. Our work is never done, but for the moment, we give you our most profound acknowledgement and humble gratitude.

IN OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY

BLOG: OVCO – Our Federation has completely reorganized how we plan and allocate the dollars we raise, and the process is based on four simple and precise criteria for evaluating whether a program warrants our support. By Federation CEO Dov Ben-Shimon. »more

Community Sweeps Supermarket Bounty – Our Center for Volunteerism’s Supermarket Sweep foodraising event on July 14 brought together adults and kids from throughout the community to help the needy. »more

CRC Position Is Natural Fit for Linda Scherzer – The new head of our Community Relations Committee brings to the job years of experience reporting about and advocating for Israel and other Jewish causes. »more

GLOBAL CONNECTIONS

BLOG: Technology in the Desert – A young GMW community member writes about her summer internship in Be’er Sheva and about  effort to make this community in the Negev the next recognized technologically advanced city in Israel. »more

Gesher Peer-to-Peer Program for Teens – We are looking for 20 exceptional GMW teens to participate in this exciting new yearlong program that connects them with their Israeli peers to focus on leadership and environmental sustainability. »more
 

YOUR IMPACT

Making THE MOST Difference – In today’s climate of philanthropy, it is more important than ever to be able to show our donors, through data and reason, the actual impact their gifts to the Annual Campaign are having. »more


DID YOU KNOW? MetroPass, in its sixth year, is a collaboration between Federation and area synagogues. Together we are providing complimentary High Holidays tickets to anyone new to town or new to synagogue. To find out more click here.


IN THE NEWS

»Association honors leaders, faces challenges

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Through August 11
JTOT IN THE PARL

Events at various locations. »more

Through August 16
VOLUNTEER BOOT CAMP

Weekly opportunities throughout the Greater MetroWest community. »more

August 18
YLD SUMMER HAPPY HOUR

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

August 22 – September 2
JTEEN MITZVAH MANIA

Two weeks of hands-on service opportunities. »more


SAVE THESE DATES

September 18
MORRIS COUNTY JEWISH FESTIVAL

September 21
YLD EVENT AT GLASSWORKS STUDIO