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Jewish Response to Disaster in Morocco

Date: September 13, 2023
Following last Friday’s devastating earthquake in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco, Jewish Federations, together with our partners, are responding. News reports indicate that nearly 3,000 people have been confirmed […]

A Tribute to Dr. Ruth Legow, a Pillar of our Community

Date: September 6, 2023
Jewish Federation and Jewish Community Foundation of Greater MetroWest NJ are saddened by the passing of Dr. Ruth G. Legow z”l, a dedicated community leader and philanthropist. She, along with her […]

Celebrating ECC Teachers with a Shopping Spree

Date: August 31, 2023
On Wednesday, August 30, early childhood educators from across the community came to the Aidekman Jewish Community Campus in Whippany to “shop” for school supplies in a tractor trailer in […]

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Jewish Federations of NJ Applaud 2024 Fiscal Year Budget

Date: July 13, 2023
(Courtesy of JFNJ) Jewish Federations of New Jersey (JFNJ) applauded the New Jersey State Budget for Fiscal Year 2024, which was signed into law by Governor Murphy today, commending leadership in […]

Surrounded by History: Whippany Exhibit Showcases Riches

Date: June 29, 2023
It’s not a collection of fusty old photos of long (and unfairly) forgotten community leaders, posed in appropriate attitudes; it’s a combination of the well-known (because Newark was a huge community, close to New York, and therefore a frequent stop for audience- and fund-seeking celebrities), the familial, and the unexpected. It’s pictures and jackets and hats and long-expired tins of food.

Jewish Federations Announce Co-Chairs for Nat’l Young Leadership Cabinet

Date: June 15, 2023
Brett Tanzman is named as Jewish Federations of North America incoming National Young Leadership Cabinet Co-Chair.