July 18, 2018 RSS feed / Columns

Jewish Abilities Alliance has grown to help thousands connect to services

FEDERATION 411

The Jewish Abilities Alliance (JAA) came to be because the community, lay leaders, and Federation leadership recognized a significant need within the Jewish community for help in accessing resources and services for individuals with special needs. More...

JFCS reaches out to our children wherever they are

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

Next month, our minds will be switching slowly from planning summer vacations to picking out school supplies or moving students into the dorms at their colleges. More...

JCF can help guide you toward your philanthropic goals

MONEY MATTERS

$5.6-billion. According to The Chronicle of Philanthropy, this is how much money was donated to charity by New Jersey residents who itemized their taxes in 2015 (the most recent figures). It is the 10th highest amount out of all 50 states. More...

It’s a jungle out there—when trying to find a new pair of glasses

SALLY’S WORLD

Every few weeks the cry goes out: “Has anybody seen my glasses?” Those around me wince, then join the search team. More...