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Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest is the largest Jewish philanthropy in New Jersey and the eighth largest Federation in the country, serving the Jewish community in Essex, Morris, Sussex, Union, and parts of Somerset counties. Inspired by our Jewish values, Federation cares for people in need locally, in Israel, and in 70 countries around the world. Together, Federation builds upon and ensures a vibrant Jewish community today for future generations. We care. We build. We save.
There’s still time to answer the call! A week ago Sunday, hundreds of community members came together for The BIGGIVE/Challah Bake Jr. to raise funds for the UJA Annual Campaign and participate in challah baking and other activities to help those in need in our community. If you missed the call and would like to do your part and make a gift now, click here.
Teens, Ready to Do Some Good? Register for J-SERVE – J-SERVE is a community-wide day of volunteering where hundreds of Jewish teens (6th-12th grade) from across Greater MetroWest will come together to participate in a variety of meaningful Jewish service learning projects. more
Jewish Teens Will March for Their Lives in Newark – Our Federation will lead a delegation of students and community members to Newark for the march on March 24 to speak out for common-sense gun legislation. We are offering a lunch-and-learn session after the march for all participants and bus transportation from sites across Greater MetroWest. Registration is required. more
Campers Catch a Wave – Surfing, sports, and arts are among the specialties at new Jewish sleepaway camps in the area. Click here to read more about these new programs. Click here to visit the One Happy Camper NJ website to find out about all the overnight camp options available to Greater MetroWest kids and about getting financial assistance to give your child the Jewish summer experience of a lifetime.
An Abundance of Israel@70 Celebrations Across the Community – To mark the milestone of Israel’s 70th birthday, Federation is helping to fund a variety of programs hosted by synagogues and agencies across the community. All are free and open to the public, so check out the offerings and mark your calendar today! more
Local Day Schools Respond to National Walkout – Area day schools took different approaches to the National School Walkout on March 14 to memorialize the victims of the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida. more
DID YOU KNOW? – Federation is sponsoring an incredible day of cycling on April 29. Tour de Summer Camps NJ is a community celebration and fundraising event. The Tour will feature four amazing routes for cyclists of all skill levels. Not a cyclist? Show your support for camp by attending the Family Fun Day/BBQ and cheering on the riders. Proceeds will make it possible for more children across Greater MetroWest NJ to have the life-changing experience of attending Jewish summer camp. more
Featuring the tapestries and sculptures of Manhattan-based artist, educator, and activist Linda Stein. more
Award-winning films, special guests, and post-film discussions hosted by JCC MetroWest in West Orange. more
Webinar to uncover new seder-enhancing ideas designed specifically for veteran seder leaders. more
Stav Shaffir, the youngest female member of Knesset in Israel’s history, will discuss Israel’s efforts to promote democracy and pluralism. more
Join with GMW community to demand common sense gun legislation. more
Be inspired by a young Israeli-American who defies stereotypes and overcomes barriers every day. more
Suite Francaise, based on the best-selling book by Irene Nemirovsky. more
Held each year with Kean University Holocaust Resource Center. Featured speaker Robert Bielsky. more
A day of Jewish service learning for teens. more
Empowering high school students to become pro-Israel advocates when they get to college. more
Easy Jewish Family Fun event at Golda Och Academy. more
An inspiring morning with Dr. Yarden Fanta-Vagenshtein. more