Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ September 20, 2016 Follow Us on Facebook  Follow Us on Twitter  Check out Our YouTube Channel  Check out Our Pinterest page


IN OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY

Art Exhibit Presents Common Thread of Holocaust – Don’t miss this powerful art exhibit entitled Commonalities, presented by the Holocaust Council and displaying donated works by Yonia Fain, Marsha Marx, John Less, and Chas Palminteri. »more

Special Needs Program for Educators – This weekend saw the launch of the Matan Institute of Greater MetroWest, a year-long program for religious school educators designed to provide tools and strategies for inclusion in Jewish education. »more

What Will Our Community Look Like? – Federation CEO Dov Ben-Shimon will discuss trends we can point to today that indicate what our GMW Jewish community will look like in 30 years. All are welcome to join him at White Meadow Temple in Rockaway on Sept. 25 at 9 a.m. Call (973) 627-4500 for more information.


GLOBAL CONNECTIONS

Dani Dayan Comes to GMW – The Consul General of Israel in New York, came to Greater MetroWest for two meetings of thought-provoking, lively discussions about the communal issues we face. »more

Meet the New Rishonim Part II – As a follow-up to last week’s introduction to our seven new Rishonim and four Shlichim, here is a list of where they will all be spreading their ruach this year. »more


YOUR IMPACT

BLOG: Better Together – Our commitment to supporting individuals with disabilities and their families is a critical component of who we are as a Jewish community and as a Jewish Federation. But we don’t just stop in New Jersey. By Federation CEO Dov Ben-Shimon. »more

Momentous Morris County Jewish Festival – More than 500 members of the community… seven acapella singers… fun… food… and, most surprisingly, sunshine, contributed to making this event a tremendous success. »more

DID YOU KNOW? This summer, 57 teens participated in ten days of hands-on Jewish service learning through Summer Mitzvah Mania 2016, our biggest Mitzvah Mania ever! Plus, 17 teens became MITZVAH MANIACS by attending three or more events.


IN THE NEWS

JFS of MetroWest launches Wise Aging initiative

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Upcoming Events

September 20

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 25

GMW COLLEGES OPENING PARTY

Students from all local campuses are invited!
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September 28

MAJOR GIFTS EVENT

Featuring David Gregory, renowned journalist.
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