Archive by category "History of Greater MetroWest"

Category: History of Greater MetroWest

 
A Legacy of Respect, Integrity, and Compassion
January 3, 2023
Jill Hershorin Archivist and Curator, Jewish Historical Society of Greater MetroWest NJ
Our challenge today is to continue in his footsteps by fighting against injustices against all peoples....
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Knowing Where You Came From
December 16, 2022
Karen Auerbach Bocaletti Program Manager, Jewish Historical Society of Greater MetroWest NJ
“You’ll never get lost if you know where you came from.” My beloved mother’s words suddenly carry new and profound meaning....
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Looking Back in Praise and Ahead in Hope
November 10, 2022
Jill Hershorin Archivist and Curator, Jewish Historical Society of Greater MetroWest NJ
Today marks the anniversary of Kristallnacht, an annual reminder of the atrocities committed against the Jews of Germany 84 years ago and also a...
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Treasures of our Communal History
October 27, 2022
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
I look forward each year, on the Sunday between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, to seeing so many of our community members at our annual Newark Cemetery...
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Archives as a Defense of Truth
September 1, 2022
Jill Hershorin Archivist and Curator, Jewish Historical Society of Greater MetroWest NJ
This whitewashing of history is dangerous, and it is up to the community to know its history and to be able to produce evidence at a moment’s notice....
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Celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month
May 19, 2022
Jill Hershorin Archivist and Curator, Jewish Historical Society of Greater MetroWest NJ
In May we celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month. In Greater MetroWest there’s a lot of heritage to celebrate!...
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Beyond the Bake Sale: Women’s Role in the Federation
March 25, 2022
Jill Hershorin Archivist and Curator, Jewish Historical Society of Greater MetroWest NJ
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