The Corridor

A blog by Dov Ben-Shimon, Federation CEO

Why did our Federation organize a rally for common sense gun legislation?

To continue the discussion… to give the members of our community an opportunity to mourn together… to understand what happened… and to pledge our mutual commitment to work towards a solution.

Lifesaving, life-enhancing work

I’m proud to tell you that our own Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey (JFS CNJ) has been awarded a Jewish Federations grant for $220,000 for its Innovations in Person-Centered, Trauma-Informed (PCTI) Supportive Services for Holocaust Survivors.

17 in 17

17 things that made me proud in 2017

It’s time to advocate for religious pluralism in Israel

We've reached a critical juncture in our relationship with Israel. And now I believe that it's time to set up an advocacy program focused at the top national levels of Israeli decision-making.

You are what you give to

We know that the most powerful way to keep Jews Jewish is to build and invest in multiple immersive Jewish experiences – summer camp, Birthright trips, and missions, combined with purposeful community-building work – that will help the community in ten or twenty years’ time.