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News Archive

May-June 2014


  • Celebrating the Future

    New Jersey Jewish News (5/7/14)

    Max and Gail Kleinman moved to the area in 1995 when Max was hired as associate executive director of what would eventually become the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ.

  • Grant helps educate seniors about food aid

    New Jersey Jewish News (5/28/14)
    The Jewish Family Service of MetroWest is pressing for senior citizens in its catchment area to sign up for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the federal food stamp program.

  • Candidates field queries on Israel, debt, Medicaid

    New Jersey Jewish News (5/28/14)
    On June 3, Democratic primary voters in New Jersey’s congressional District 12 will be asked to choose from among four candidates hoping to succeed Democrat Rep. Rush Holt, who was first elected in 1998 and will retire at the end of his term.


  • Hillel honors its ‘Israel Inspires’ alumni

    New Jersey Jewish News (6/25/14)
    Ten years after its “Israel Inspires” campaign countered campus critics of Israel, Rutgers Hillel saluted the staff and student leaders of what became a national model of pro-Israel advocacy.

  • ‘This time it hit close to home’

    New Jersey Jewish News (6/25/14)
    Joining Jews across Israel and North America, individuals and institutions in the Greater MetroWest area have been joining forces in various ways in support of the three Israeli teens kidnapped on June 12.

  • Union County Congregations receive disabilities grants (6/17/14) Three Union County congregations have been awarded MetroWest ABLE Synagogue Challenge Grants that will be used for building enhancements, programs, and/or enhanced services for people with disabilities and their families, allowing them greater accessibility to the synagogue community.

  • Booker skeptical about current Iran talks

    New Jersey Jewish News (6/3/14)
    Predicting that the American people “are all going to be facing a very difficult month in July, when the president comes back from the Iran negotiation,” Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) told many of the state’s Jewish leaders May 28 he was “really, really worried about where we are going to be as a country at that point.”