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Jewish Federation Receives Security Grant to Safeguard Children

Jewish Federation in the Heart of NJ is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a $100,000 early childhood security grant from The Tepper Foundation through Jewish Federations of North America, helping to protect our most vulnerable population during a time when antisemitism is sprea…

Actors Tied to Iran Government Pose As and Encourage Anti-Israel Protesters

On July 9, 2024, Director of National Intelligence, Avril Haines, released a statement regarding recent Iranian influence efforts, excerpted below.

Iran is becoming increasingly aggressive in their foreign influence efforts, seeking to stoke discord and undermine confidence in our democrat…

Praying for the Government

The tradition of praying for the government reflects a recognition that Jewish welfare is bound up with that of the nations in which Jews live.

The tension between synagogue and statecraft is an old one. Since the destruction of the first Temple in 586 B.C.E., the Jewish community has recog…

Tributes and Memorial Gifts - June 2024

June 2024 - Tributes

JEWISH FEDERATION IN THE HEART OF NEW JERSEY

To Michael Bernstein, in memory of Kenneth Bernstein, from the Federation Board and Staff; To Marla Webster and family, in memory of Susan I Dessel, from Eileen Newmier and Sandra Wymore; To Blair and Amanda Rothman, on the bar …

Anti-Israel Protests Reveal Anti-American Sentiment

As Americans preparing to celebrate Independence Day, we take this moment to appreciate our nation — the vision of our forefathers, the courage and sacrifices of all who have fought for our freedom, those who came before us on this land to whom we owe a debt of respect, public servants, …

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