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February 26, 2024
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
We’re hosting the delegation of Israelis from our partnership communities last week and this week. They are an inspiring, wonderful group of amazing...
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A Third Freezing Winter at War in Ukraine
February 22, 2024
According to JDC, 41,000+ vulnerable Jews are receiving ongoing emergency aid, like food, medicine, homecare, and evacuation services....
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IsraelNow (San Fransisco Style)
February 22, 2024
Avi Remetz Manager of Jewish Service Learning
In an unforgettable five-day experience, 11 teens from our community embarked on a transformative journey....
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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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There Is Nothing Permanent Except Change
February 20, 2024
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
So. Here we are. Yesterday, an IDF soldier died of wounds sustained last week, bringing the total number of soldiers who have been killed since the...
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Fighting Hate in GMW, Supporting Israel
February 15, 2024
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
This week, the US Senate passed a Supplemental Aid package that includes approximately $14 billion in aid to Israel and $400 million in funding for...
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