Community Engagement

Community Engagement

Fostering relationships within the Jewish community and between people of all faiths and cultures to help build a better world today.

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  • Our PJ Library Story: The Calems

    We asked the Calems to share how PJ Library has impacted their family. This is what they said.

  • Shabbat-O-Grams: Behind the Scenes

    Brighten someone's Shabbat by sending them a Shabbat-O-Gram! Check out how the Jewish Federation assembles and delivers custom packages to family, friends, and community members once you order a Shabbat-O-Gram at

  • Teshuva a Return to Wellness

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    Join us for an evening of learning presented in honor of the memory of Rabbi Isaac Furman. We will consider how to return to wellness in a post-pandemic digital world as well as the Jewish appro...

  • Hear the Shofar

    We are called by tradition to blow the shofar every day of Elul (except Shabbat!), starting on the second day of the month and ending two days before Rosh Hashannah. The shofar is a call to repent, a reminder that this is the time of year we prepare to ask for forgiveness. As we are asked in Amos...

  • What Are Some Benefits of Donor Advised Funds

    Learn more about how a Donor Advised Fund (DAF) with the Jewish Community Foundation, Inc. can help you make your charitable giving easier. The JCF works with donors to establish DAFs, endowment funds, charitable gift annuities, and more, and serves as the leader in planned giving in Southern New...

  • How Do Endowment Funds Work?

    Learn how endowment funds established with the JCF can help you leave a legacy and benefit your favorite non-profit for generations to come, while also earning tax deductions (please contact your preferred tax advisor). Learn more about the JCF and establishing endowment funds by visiting www.End...

  • BookMates Volunteer Appreciation 2021

    BookMates honors and applauds our volunteers for their dedication throughout the school year.

  • Educator Professional Development: Back To School

    Brought to you by the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey, with our continued commitment to professional development and the growth of our teachers.

    SPEAKER: L. Michelle Codington, MS, LMFT | Executive Director/Co-Founder

    Michelle is a dynamic clinician with 20 years of experience in coun...

  • JFED Live: Early Childhood Impact

  • Does Social Protest Equal Social Change?

    After a tumultuous year of protests and social unrest, how have things changed politically, legally, and with social justice? Join us as we examine how much has really changed in the past year. Presented by JCRC.

    - Congressman Andy Kim, 3rd Congressional District
    - Weldon Powell, NJ ...

  • Jewish Community Voice Global Round Table

    David Portnoe, ED and Editor of the Voice, sits down with some of our Global Connection funding recipients to learn more.

  • Personal Story of Salem Yalu

    Hear the inspiring story from Salem Yalu, a graduate of The Jewish Agency's Alma Mechina. A program supported by the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey.

  • Stepping In With JFCS

  • 15th Annual Dubrow Vocational Celebration Breakfast

    JFCS invites you to view our 15th Annual Dubrow Vocational Celebration Breakfast celebrating the empowerment, independence, and potential of the clients in our Special Needs Supported Employment Program. November 20, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

  • JCRC of Southern NJ 52nd Annual Middle East Institute

  • Community Holocaust Commemoration Yom Hashoah

    Esther Raab Holocaust Museum & Goodwin Education Center
    Jewish Community Relations Council
    Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey

  • JCRC: Many Faces of Judaism

    Jewish Community Relations Council joins in a conversation with Jews of Color from different backgrounds to hear about their journeys and challenges within the Jewish community.