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Registration for LIVE from Greater MetroWest with special guest Michael Strahan, co-host of ABC’s Good Morning America, is now open. Join us for this annual community-wide fundraising event ̶ an evening not to be missed! Click here to register.


IN OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY

Jewish Disability Advocates Come Together for a Annual Day of Learning and Advocacy – On Thursday, February 2, 11 NJ professionals and lay leaders, representing seven Jewish community agencies, travelled to Washington, D.C. to participate in Jewish Disability Advocacy Day (JDAD) as part of Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM). »more

Challah Bake Benefits Community Food Bank of NJ – Not even the steady and bone-chilling winter rain got in the way of hundreds of devoted volunteers who came out to the Community Food Bank of NJ to prepare fresh dough and bake 1,000+ challahs on Tuesday. »more

Meeting the Challenges of Caregiving – This JFS Central program on February 26, supported in part by our Holocaust Survivor Fund, is free and open to anyone in the community who is faced with the challenges of caring for an elderly loved one. »more


GLOBAL CONNECTIONS

Fight or Flight: Challenges of Jewish Community Life – Join us at a parlor meeting discussion with JDC’s Leora Wine to learn more about the current situation for Jews overseas today and how we can help. »more

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YOUR IMPACT

Rare Sense of Optimism at National Day School Conference – More than 20 professional and lay leaders affiliated with our Federation participated in this conference, including presenting at a session highlighting the successful collaboration of our four diverse day schools and focusing on teaching excellence and parental affordability. »more

Why I’m Teaching My Kids That Anti-Semitism Is Not the New Normal – Ilyse Muser Shainbrown, our Gottesman Fellow, shares in Kveller her inspiring personal experience of bringing Jewish educational and cultural programing to the city of Newark. »more

DID YOU KNOW? 45 women are registered to join us for our Women’s Civil Rights Mission next month. To find out about how you can participate in one of our once-in-a-lifetime travel opportunities, click here.

IN THE NEWS

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Upcoming Events

Now through February 28

DESARAD NEGEV-INSPIRED ARTWORK GALLERY OPENING
Exhibit runs through February 28 at JCC MetroWest Gaelen Center for the Arts. more

Now through May 4

FROM MEMORY TO HISTORY
Faces and voices of the Holocaust exhibit. more

February 26

FILM SCREENING OF MY HERO BROTHER
The remarkable story of a group of young people with Down syndrome and their siblings trekking through the Himalayas. more

March 4

FAMILY HAVDALAH EVENT
For ages 5 and up at the Longo Planetarium, County College of Morris. more

March 26-28

AIPAC POLICY CONFERENCE
Register now to join a special cohort of Greater MetroWest parents and teens at the largest gathering of the pro-Israel movement in the United States. more

March 30

LIVE FROM GREATER METROWEST
Featuring Michael Strahan, co-host of ABC'TV's Good Morning America, and magician Joshua Jay. more

 

 

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