July 25, 2014 - From the desk of Jason M. Shames

Dear Friends,
Last night was a landmark event in our Federation’s history. According to the Bergen PAC and the local law enforcement there were approximately 2,500 people who showed up in Englewood to Stand with Israel.  We Packed the PAC- and then some.  More than 250 people remained outside on the street just to be there and be counted even though they weren’t allowed in.  More

July 4, 2014

We have opened an emergency relief fund in response to the Hamas rocket attacks against Israeli civilians • Jason Shames, CEO of Federation, filed a report from Israel this morning  More

Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey is mobilizing a communal response to the critical situation in Ukraine. We have opened a mailbox in order to support relief efforts by our partners on the ground, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) and the Jewish Agency, to provide urgent support for Jews in Ukraine.  

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