During these difficult times, Federation wants to make sure that physical distancing does not stop us from remaining socially connected. We are pleased to share a resource list with a plethora of entertaining, educational, healthful, and family activities for you to enjoy. These unprecedented times afford us the time and opportunity to do things we wouldn’t normally do. So, please enjoy and feel free to share this information. 

Voices From Israel

with Amanda Levin
Originally from northern New Jersey and is an Israeli Citizen.
Moderated by Jason M. Shames, Jewish Federation CEO
May 20, 2021

Voices From Israel

with Acting Consul General Israel Nitzan
Moderated by Lee Lasher, Jewish Federation President
May 20, 2021

Voices From Israel

with Journalist Herb Keinon
Moderated by Zvi S. Marans, MD
May 21, 2021

Yom HaShoah 2021 – Holocaust Commemoration

with Ted Comet

Seder Surprises -101 Ways to Create Amazing, Kid-Friendly Seders

with Zalman Suldan

Learn creative hands-on ways to
make your Seder amazing.

To retrieve the pdfs from this event, contact

Mitzvah Day On the Move 2020

$16,000+ Raised
3,000+ Gifts  distributed in Bergen, Passaic and Hudson Counties
420 Volunteers
84 Pop-ups
14 Recipient Organizations
1 Jewish Federation

Martin Luther King Jr.

Rabbi Yonah Hain
member at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, as well as the Campus Rabbi of Columbia University.

Pandemic – The Past, Present, and Future

Dr. Adam Jarrett
CMO at Holy Name Hospital

Thank you!

Because of you, Jewish Federation raised over
$13.7 million in 2020

Spotlight Federation
Preparing for changes in our aging loved ones.

Terri F. Katz, MD and Margo Tucker, LSW, CSW

A Year Later Reflection And Solidarity
A commemoration on the Jewish City attack

“Beyond the Ghetto Gates”
A conversation with Michelle Cameron, author

U.S. Congressional First Forum
US Representative Mikie Sherrill vs. Candidate Rosemary Becchi

U.S. Congressional Second Forum
Congressman Bill Pascrell vs Candidate Billy Prempeh

U.S. Senatorial Forum
Senator Cory Booker vs. Candidate Rik Mehta

FedTalks:Israel Operation Left Behind
A.Y. Katsof

Book & Author – Happy Hour
Eliza Starts A Rumor
Featuring Author Jane L. Rosen

The Plot Against America
Brian Kates, Claire Shanley and Jim Rider will tell the story

Charcuterie & Cocktails
with @casey2cook and @hecshakesall

Hudson Table Virtual Cooking Class

From Both Sides – The Real Aliyah Story
A conversation between two leading Rabbis – Rabbi Shmuel Goldin and Rabbi Larry Rothwachs

Shalom Baby – Kabbalat Shabbat with Matty Roxx

Unorthodox – True Stories

Raising Consciousness:
Anti-Racism and the Jewish Community PART 1: Explore the History of Jews and Blacks in America:
Unpack our shared journey.

Raising Consciousness:
Anti-Racism and the Jewish Community PART 2: Unconscious Bias and Privilege:
An interactive program exploring these terms and concepts.

Raising Consciousness:
Anti-Racism and the Jewish Community PART 3: Where Do We Go From Here: Hear from leaders in the Black community and learn what you can do to help create a more equitable environment.

Baking with the Challah Fairy – Chanalee Fischer Schlisser

A Discussion with Mark Werner on his new book
“A Passion for Israel – Adventures of a Sar-el Volunteer

A Discussion About the CARES Act

Art tour with Debbie Davis

Cooking with Gale S. Bindelglass

A Conversation about Resilience with Sherri Mandell

Summer Salads and Cocktails with Chef Michal Levison

Israeli and American Doctors on the Front Lines Dr. Arie Eisenman, MD and Dr. Taya V. Glotzer, MD

Calling a Timeout: A Look into Professional Sports After COVID-19 with speakers: Daniel Zausner, Kenny Albert, Tracy Wolfson, Noah Garden and Lee Igel. Conversation moderated by: Rabbi David Seth Kirshner.

Getting Ready for a Different Kind of Summer
Dr. Allison Shale Deutch and Dr. Sarah Lupu

Gladys Ditoria, weight loss coach

Mixology Ashkenazi Cocktails
Featuring Liz Alpern & Jeffrey Yoskowitz
Co-Founder of The Gefilteria

A Discussion with Deborah & Sophie Riegel
“How to Talk About Anxiety without it Making You Anxious”

A Discussion of COVID-19 Pandemic
with Medical Advisors, Dr. John Sensakovik and Dr. Aryeh Zvi Baer

iCAN High School Leadership with Miri Kornfeld

“Is Peace Possible” A Discussion with Charlotte Korchak Senior Educator at StandWithUs Israel

A Discussion with Seth Davis, CEO, IsraAID (US)

An Entertaining Discussion with Sophie and Dalya Knapp

Celebrate Independence Day The Israeli Style with Chef Shawna!

FedTalks:Israel Series – Israel Today

FedTalks: Israel – Israeli Politics 101