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Our Roots Run Deep

Greater MetroWest NJ has a long tradition of being a dynamic Jewish community, tracing back to the late 1800s when Jewish immigrants settled in the city of Newark.

Since then, we have expanded, moving west and south, building synagogues, schools, community centers, and camps. Starting businesses. Raising families and making friends.

And, of course, Federation has been there over that time, serving as the hub that connects us all.

Tap into that community, your community, and and enhance your life with Jewish experiences that are meaningful to you.

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Bit of Torah 3/22/22

Parshat Shmini includes the tragic story of Aaron’s sons perishing in his presence. In this week’s Bit of Torah, Federation’s Chief Jewish Learning Officer, Robert Lichtman, teaches us that there is no one correct way to react to tragedy, and that modern day heroes set a powerful leadership example for us. #IamGMW

Please note that these teachings do not necessarily reflect the views of Federation.