Archive by category "History of Greater MetroWest"

Category: History of Greater MetroWest

 
Making the Call: Our Communal Commitment to Fundraising
May 17, 2024
Jill Hershorin Archivist and Curator, Jewish Historical Society of Greater MetroWest NJ
Thousands of volunteers rang doorbells and made phone calls over the past 100 years in fundraising for the UJA Annual Campaign....
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Jewish American Heritage Month
May 2, 2024
Karen Auerbach Bocaletti Manager, Jewish Historical Society of Greater MetroWest NJ
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The Accomplishment of Mandating Holocaust Education in NJ
February 22, 2024
Jill Hershorin Archivist and Curator, Jewish Historical Society of Greater MetroWest NJ
We have been the voice of our Jewish community by bringing valuable information and constructive dialogue to policy and policymakers....
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The Rich History of Art in Greater MetroWest
January 7, 2024
Jill Hershorin Archivist and Curator, Jewish Historical Society of Greater MetroWest NJ
The Greater MetroWest art movement of the early 20th century has evolved with the times and has become emblematic of our story of survival and hope....
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Honoring and Remembering Our Heroes, Past and Present
October 11, 2023
Karen Auerbach Bocaletti Manager, Jewish Historical Society of Greater MetroWest NJ
Once again, brave men and woman are being called upon to protect their country and fight against unimaginable atrocities....
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Visions of the Past and Future
July 17, 2023
Jill Hershorin Archivist and Curator, Jewish Historical Society of Greater MetroWest NJ
Felix Fuld and Louis Bamberger recognized the need to consolidate the efforts of the many Jewish agencies serving the community....
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The Golda Meir of Central NJ
March 6, 2023
Jill Hershorin Archivist and Curator, Jewish Historical Society of Greater MetroWest NJ
What my grandmother wanted was to be respected, as a woman and as a Jew. And that is what she got. ...
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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 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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