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Those Who Served: Honoring Greater MetroWest Veterans
November 10, 2021
Jill Hershorin Archivist, Jewish Historical Society of Greater MetroWest NJ
Each Veterans Day, the Jewish Historical Society (JHS) of Greater MetroWest highlights those in our community who contributed to the war effort....
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Celebrating Community, Mishlachat, and Partnership with Arad
November 5, 2021
Allison Nagelberg Director of Global Connections NJ
Our partnership with Arad, now a dynamic hub of business development, arts, culture, and tourism, dates back more than 20 years....
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Help Wanted: Be a Jewish Educator
October 29, 2021
Emily Fox Director of Jewish Educational Initiatives
Our early childhood centers and religious schools need joyful, passionate, and dedicated teachers to help shape our youngest learners....
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A Beautiful Tribute
October 26, 2021
Ilyse Muser Shainbrown Director of Holocaust Education and Newark Initiatives
GMW participates in a worldwide effort to remember the 1.5 million Jewish children murdered in the Holocaust. ...
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Giving Greatness: Jewish Federation’s History of Supporting Campers
October 1, 2021
Jill Hershorin Archivist, Jewish Historical Society of Greater MetroWest NJ
Fundraising by our community’s Federation to financially assist campers dates back almost a century....
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When Creation and Destruction Meet
September 1, 2021
Robert Lichtman Chief Jewish Learning Officer
The Jewish calendar revolves around the moon. The lunar cycle determines our months, years, and holidays. One date that is determined by the sun......
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