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Month: January 2022

 
Importance of Relationship Building in Fight Against Antisemitism
January 31, 2022
Linda Scherzer JCRC Director
Federation is working to serve and protect our community by both strengthening the doors of our institutions and the fabric of civil society....
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Rules to Guide a Vibrant Jewish Community
January 26, 2022
Rebecca Wanatick, Ed.M. Manager, Community Inclusion & Program Services
The values introduced in Mishpatim guide our daily work but are uniquely relevant during Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month....
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The Important Work Ahead
January 26, 2022
Benjamin Mann Chief Planning Officer
The data from our Jewish community study is in... now it's time to synthesize it in ways that will make a significant impact moving forward....
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Unsung Heroes of Greater MetroWest
January 25, 2022
Allison Nagelberg Director of Global Connections NJ
Shortly after 9-11, a group of local police officers went to Israel to learn counterterrorism techniques... and built longstanding relationships....
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The Courage to Act
January 18, 2022
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
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A Different Narrative for Today’s Young Jews
January 18, 2022
Ilyse Muser Shainbrown Director of Holocaust Education and Newark Initiatives
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The Reb and the Rev
January 14, 2022
Jill Hershorin Archivist, Jewish Historical Society of Greater MetroWest NJ
We are sad to report that Rabbi Israel Dresner passed away on January 13, 2022. This is a beautiful tribute to his life's work. May his memory be for ...
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Expressing Our Jewish Values on MLK Jr. Day
January 10, 2022
Sandy Myers Grawert Associate Director, Jewish Community Relations Committee
There are countless opportunities to apply a Jewish value to a moment. Of course, on days like MLK Day, the stakes feel higher....
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A New Meaning of Freedom
January 5, 2022
Tamar Reshef Senior Shlicha
I couldn’t stop my tears, tears of joy, of hope and appreciation... that women and young girls CAN read from the Torah....
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The Lessons of Starting Anew
January 5, 2022
Ilyse Muser Shainbrown Director of Holocaust Education and Newark Initiatives
It's time to stop comparing the time in which we live in now to aspects of the Holocaust and start living in a way that honors the survivors....
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