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Our Roots Run Deep

Greater MetroWest NJ has a long tradition of being a dynamic Jewish community, tracing back to the late 1800s when Jewish immigrants settled in the city of Newark.

Since then, we have expanded, moving west and south, building synagogues, schools, community centers, and camps. Starting businesses. Raising families and making friends.

And, of course, Federation has been there over that time, serving as the hub that connects us all.

Tap into that community, your community, and and enhance your life with Jewish experiences that are meaningful to you.

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This week's candlelighting time: 4:11 pm (Zip Code 07981)

In this week’s Bit of Torah, Rabbi Marc Katz of Temple Ner Tamid in Bloomfield explores the character of Rachel and her role as the exemplar of empathy in the Jewish tradition. Through her actions and words, we learn what it means to really meet another in their pain and to tap into our own pain as a way to connect others.

Please note that these teachings do not necessarily reflect the views of Federation. #IamGMW