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August 1, 2022
Sydney Luks of Montclair will soon complete her 10-month Fellowship with Yahel Social Change Fellowship in Israel, an immersive service-learning experience for young adults from around the world. Yahel, which operates in Federation’s partner community of Rishon LeZion, is one of many vital projects supported by Greater MetroWest in Israel.
August 1, 2022
Jewish Federation and Jewish Community Foundation of Greater MetroWest NJ are deeply saddened by the passing of former Board member and long-time donor Phyllis Bernstein.
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December 16, 2021
A recently released survey from the Anti-Defamation League found incidents of antisemitism are on the rise on college campuses around the nation. It found that nearly a third of all Jewish students nationwide experienced antisemitism directly, and the number grows when you add those who’ve witnessed it. “Our students want to be part of finding solutions for climate change, want to be part of the College Democrats or the LGBTQ organizations. But very often are being told that they need to check their Zionism, their support for Israel, at the door, before they’re being allowed a seat at the table. And that’s just, that’s wrong,” said Linda Scherzer, director of the Jewish Community Relations Council at the Jewish Federation of Greater Metro West.
December 6, 2021
Self-examination can sometimes be as basic as standing in front of a mirror and taking a good, hard look at the image in reflection. Not for physical or aesthetic considerations, but to squint and probe deeper, perhaps for an elusive, nearly impenetrable peek into our inner workings, or for a hint at the spiritual qualities we all hunger after. A camera obscura of our own design.
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