Impact Stories

Impact Story 4: Standing Up to Anti-Semitism


UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, October 23, 2016 – Holocaust imagery of an orange Star of David with the word “Juden” spray painted on student housing.

DUKE UNIVERSITY, October 16, 2016 – Graffiti stating “Gas the (expletive for Jews)” painted on campus bridge.


Impact Story 3: Hebrew Free Loan


Julie’s (not her real name) fairytale romance turned horror story is sadly familiar. At first she was flattered her husband seemed a little jealous, checked in throughout the day to see what she was doing, who she was with. Before long, the casual check-ins became accusations, accusations …

Impact Story 2: Community


Sarah’s parents taught her the importance of community service. Attending Jewish day school and Jewish summer camp fanned her love of Jewish values toward helping others. And helping others has brought Sarah more joy than she ever imagined… even in recent years as she’s witnessed her f…



“I knew just what to do when the active shooter lockdown happened – thanks to the Federation’s security training.”


With random violence becoming rampant in daily news reports, and anti-Semitism growing at home and abroad, the Jewish Federation sees security awareness and prepare…

Thanking You


The spotlight’s on you

This is the final week of the 100 Days of IMPACT. Thank you for coming along on a virtual journey. Thank you for your donations to the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey. You and your donations are what make this journey possible. And what a trip it’s…