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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.

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GMW UPDATE


Registration for LIVE from Greater MetroWest with special guest Michael Strahan is open. Join us for this annual community-wide fundraising event — an evening not to be missed! Click here to register.


IN OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY

Chief Security Officer Joins Our Federation Team – Robert A. Wilson came on board on February 6 as the organization’s first ever Chief Security Officer and has spent his first month here on a “getting to know the community tour.” more

Discussion with Senator Menedez – Our Community Relations Committee, in partnership with Temple B’nai Abraham in Livingston, will host NJ Senator Robert Menendez on Sunday, April 2 at 1:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required. more

Everybody Worries! – All parents and caregivers are invited to join us for a conversation about our children’s stress and anxiety, and about how we can support them by helping them with coping strategies and how to negotiate a variety of social situations. more


GLOBAL CONNECTIONS

Senior Lounge Is Fitting Tribute to Beloved Parents – This weekend, members of the Greater MetroWest community, gathered in our partner community of Kibbutz Erez for a moving dedication ceremony of the Arazim Senior Lounge in the memory of Sylvia and Mickey Fried. more


YOUR IMPACT

BLOG: No Snowflake in an Avalanche Ever Feels Responsible – Snow in Jewish tradition represents the concept of tshuvah, our chance to start again. Most of us take for granted the reality that we do get another chance. But there are many in our community who have less opportunity and who find themselves trapped in a reality that is far less hopeful. By Federation CEO Dov Ben-Shimon. more

GMW’s Finest – Two amazing women in our GMW Jewish community, Addy Bonet of JVS and Toba Grossbaum of Friendship Circle, were honored last night at The Best 50 Women in Business, presented by NJBIZ. more


IN THE NEWS


DID YOU KNOW? Federation’s Community Relations Committee, in partnership with MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, is bringing to our community a unique and interactive mobile exhibit that draws visitors into the lives of dozens of Americans who struggle to put food on the table each day. March 26 to April 1. Don't miss it!


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UPCOMING EVENTS

Now through May 4
FROM MEMORY TO HISTORY

Faces and voices of the Holocaust exhibit. more

March 19-April 2
NEW JERSEY JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL

Award-winning films, special guests, and post-film discussions. more

March 27

HOLOCAUST COUNCIL BAGELS & BOOKS

Discuss Philip Roth’s The Plot Against America. more

March 29
YOUNG WOMEN’S MISSION INFORMATIONAL MEETING

Learn more about this unique opportunity. more

March 30
LIVE FROM GREATER METROWEST

Featuring Michael Strahan and magician Joshua Jay. more

April 2
J-SERVE

International Day of Jewish Teen Service. more

April 5
WOMEN'S AWARENESS DAY

reJewvinate yourself with special guest Archie Gottesman. more