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ADVOCACY/Government Affairs (COMMUNITY RELATIONS COMMITTEE)

The Community Relations Committee (CRC) is the public policy, government affairs, and advocacy arm of Federation. CRC provides many opportunities to engage in Israel advocacy, social justice and human rights issues as well as key issues of the day. The CRC advocates for these views with legislators at the local, state, and national levels. The CRC also builds relationships with the interfaith and interethnic communities in support of the safety and security of Israel and the betterment of NJ. Make your voice heard on the important public policy issues of our time.

BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS NETWORK

The Business Professional Network provides a unique opportunity for Greater MetroWest Jewish business professionals – from high level executives to entrepreneurs – to spend time together, get involved, and expand their network, all while supporting the Jewish community through Federation. For more information contact Susan Solomon at ssolomon@jfedgmw.org or (973) 929-3123.

CENTER FOR VOLUNTEERISM

The Center for Volunteerism brings together volunteers of all ages in tikum olam projects throughout the community.  These efforts meet the varied needs of the Jewish communal agencies as well as the broader community. Participate in meaningful volunteer opportunities with old and new friends in the Greater MetroWest community. Visit us on a regular basis to learn more about upcoming programs and projects where you can make a real difference.

GLOBAL CONNECTIONS

Global Connections is the Federation department that provides a living bridge to Jews around the world through educating  and providing activities and opportunities to make meaningful connections with our seven community partners in Israel and around the world. The department is built upon four platforms: Jewish Diaspora (Yama) focuses on our work with Jews around the world, Israeli Shared Society (Kedma) supports our vision of a civil society in Israel, Israel Engagement (Tsafona) brings Israel to our own Greater MetroWest community in New Jersey, and Negev Operations (Negba) develops our vibrant partnerships within this desert region in the southern part of Israel.

HOLOCAUST COUNCIL

The Holocaust Council documents and conveys the history and lessons of the Holocaust through interesting programs and educational opportunities for the general community and middle and high schools around the State.  All of the Council’s work addresses the central tenets of what it means to be a moral and responsible citizen. There are numerous ways to get involved.

LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS

We offer a number of programs designed to build and enhance leadership qualities in both teens and adults, helping them become our future community leaders.

NEXT DOR

Are you a young adult interested in volunteering, learning more about your Jewish heritage, networking socially and professionally, or all of the above, plus more? NextDor has something to offer you.

Are you a young adult interested in meeting new people, volunteering, exploring your heritage, supporting the Jewish community, and having a great time? NextDor is the place for those ages 22-45 looking to make a meaningful connection to the Jewish community.

WOMEN'S PHILANTHROPY

Women’s Philanthropy engages Jewish women through dynamic programs that benefit their lives as well as the lives of others in Greater MetroWest NJ, Israel, and overseas. Our support of the UJA Annual Campaign enables our principles of tzedakah (righteousness), Klal Yisrael (Jewish Peoplehood), and tikkun olam (repairing the world) to become reality.