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.  

From the desk of Jason M. Shames

Dear Friends,
IWhen we sit down at the Seder table this coming Monday night, we Jews will celebrate in many ways and in many different places. Many from northern New Jersey are going to Florida, the Islands, and yes, Israel. 

April 4, 2014

The situation in Ukraine continues to deteriorate  •   Catch the last of this year’s Israel Film and Cultural Festival   •   Federation’s annual Physicians and Dentists Gala    •   71st anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and Yizkor   •   International Israeli music star Idan Raichel - Monday, May 5, 7:30 pm   •   Philippines aid efforts continue in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.   More

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