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We are proud to announce that Greater MetroWest community leader, Mark Wilf, has been nominated for the position of Chairman of the Board for the JFNA Board of Directors. The vote to confirm the nomination will take place at the JFNA General Assembly meeting in Tel Aviv October 22-24. more


IN OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY

We Are Making an Impact! – Our Impact Assessment and Learning Department is turning two years old and we have a lot to show for it. Check out our 2017-2018 Impact Assessment Summary and read about some of the highlights from the past year.

It Really Is About All of Us! – Someday, hopefully, we will all be “older” Americans, even if we’re not quite there yet. In honor of Older Americans Month, let’s discuss how we can invest wisely in order to create a community that supports and values its seniors now and in the future. more

A Not-So-Basic Crash Course in Judaism – All are invited to join us and other community organizations for this FREE lecture series taught by Rabbi Ephraim Buchwald, Director of the National Jewish Outreach Program (NJOP). more

CARES Professional Development Day – This annual program brings together professionals serving seniors from across the community to connect, network, and collaborate on issues and challenges they all face. more


GLOBAL CONNECTIONS

March with GMW at the Celebrate Israel Parade – Join us behind the Greater MetroWest NJ banner, along with day schools and synagogue groups, on the streets of NYC on Sunday June 3 for the annual Israel parade. We will gather at 1:30 p.m. on 53rd Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. For more information on the parade, click here. Questions? Contact Justine Reuben.


YOUR IMPACT

What I Learned at Borinsky AM – Community member Michelle Retik describes how the eight-week Arthur Borinsky Young Leadership Series exposed her and other rising young leaders to different aspects of the Federation world. Most importantly what she learned is that the more she gives, the more rewarded she will be. more

BLOG: When Jews Run the Wrong Way – Why do so many of my justice-pursuing-Jewish-friends look upon jury duty as an escape room – something to get out of, and quickly? Why am I made to feel like a loser if I “end up” on a jury? By Federation Chief Jewish Learning Officer Robert Lichtman. more

 

DID YOU KNOW? – We will be saying a sad farewell and thank you to this year’s Rishonim at the Global Connections Spring Gala on May 31. If you’d like to find out more about the program and how your family can have the amazing experiencing of hosting one of next year’s young Israeli emissaries, contact Shiri Mass.   

 

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Upcoming Events

May 30

WOMEN’S PHILANTHROPY ANNUAL MEETING
Honoring outgoing president, Rebecca Gold, and recognizing outgoing and incoming officers. more

May 31

GLOBAL CONNECTIONS SPRING GALA
Honoring outgoing chair, Paula Saginaw, and saying goodbye to this year’s Mishlachat. more

June 3

CELEBRATE ISRAEL PARADE
Meet us in NYC on 53rd St. between Fifth and Sixth Aves. at 1:30.

June 6

HOLOCAUST COUNCIL REAL TO REEL FILM SERIES
In Remember, a survivor sets out to kill a Nazi war criminal. more

June 10

LIGHTING UP WITH SCIENCE
Easy Jewish Family Fun event for kids ages 2-6. more

June 14

JTOT IN THE PARK
Bring a picnic dinner and join us in Verona Park. more

June 18

HOLOCAUST COUNCIL LUNCH & LEARN
Meet survivor Trudy Klein Gompers. more


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July 29

TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME WITH THE SOMERSET PATRIOTS


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