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IN OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY

Meet Our Congressional Candidates – Federation’s Community Relations Committee and Temple B’nai Abraham in Livingston are hosting visits with the candidates at separate events. Sessions are free and open to the public. »more

Standing Up for Inclusion – The Matan Institute of Greater MetroWest launches its yearlong program which provides training and mentorship for area Jewish educators with a presentation by stand-up comedian Pam Schuller. The event is free and open to the public. »more

A Palestinian Perspective on BDS – Bassem Eid, a Palestinian political analyst, journalist, and human rights activist will speak at a program co-sponsored by our Community Relations Committee (CRC) and the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America. »more


GLOBAL CONNECTIONS

Meet the New Rishonim – This year brings us seven new Rishonim and four Shlichim who you will meet at organizations throughout the community. »more

Israel, U.S. Police Bond on Unity Tour – 52 police officers from throughout the U.S., including many from GMW, participated in a week-long tour of Israel, creating living bridges with their Israeli counterparts and participating in a 9/11 ceremony together. »more


YOUR IMPACT

BLOG: Newark – I’m proud to welcome our new Gottesman Fellow: Jewish Cultural and Educational Liaison to Newark, an entirely new position that will create and coordinate impactful and inspiring programs to commemorate, celebrate, and educate students and adults in Newark about the city’s rich Jewish heritage. By Federation CEO Dov Ben-Shimon. »more

BLOG: It Takes a Global Village – This time of year is filled with mixed feelings of mourning the end of camp and anticipating the new school year. Thanks to your generosity, these feelings are shared by many kids throughout our global Greater MetroWest community. By Federation Chief Planning Officer Jessica Mehlman. »more

DID YOU KNOW? 41 women are currently representing our Greater MetroWest Jewish community at the International Lion of Judah Conference in Washington, D.C.


IN THE NEWS

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Upcoming Events

September 19 & 25

MEET THE CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATES

Sponsored by CRC and Temple B’nai Abraham.
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September 20

PALESTINIAN HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST SAYS NO TO BDS

Bassem Eid speaks on how boycotting Israel harms all Israelis.
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September 21

YLD EVENT AT GLASSWORKS STUDIO

Enjoy a creative, fun-filled evening with friends.
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September 23

DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR METROPASS

Free High Holiday tickets for GMW newcomers.
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September 25

WHAT DOES OUR JEWISH COMMUNITY LOOK LIKE TODAY, AND HOW WILL IT LOOK IN 30 YEARS?

A presentation by Federation CEO Dov Ben-Shimon at White Meadow Temple in Rockaway, 9 a.m., all are welcome. Call (973) 627-4500.

September 28

MAJOR GIFTS EVENT

Featuring David Gregory, renowned journalist.
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