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A Message to the Residents of New Jersey from Northern NJ JVP

Recently, the Northern New Jersey chapter of JVP submitted the following letter to all members of the state’s Senate and Assembly, requesting that they reject an invitation to visit Israel in January 2024. Please take a few moments to read that letter and the attached links. January 28, 2024 More than two weeks have passed… Continue Reading A Message to the Residents of New Jersey from Northern NJ JVP

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Reflections on Holocaust Remembrance Day

I am the grandchild of Jews who fled Central Europe before the Holocaust, leaving behind siblings and parents who died in concentration camps. My grandmother Helen was the lone survivor of twelve siblings—an unimaginable loss. On every International Holocaust Remembrance Day, I reflect on what it was like to lose eleven siblings, though I cannot… Continue Reading Reflections on Holocaust Remembrance Day

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An Open Letter to N.J. Legislators

We have learned that you have been invited by the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest, NJ to participate in a “NJ State Legislators and Jewish Community Leaders Mission to Israel.” We ask you to consider that this trip will not be a genuine fact-finding mission, but rather a trip designed to expose you to an… Continue Reading An Open Letter to N.J. Legislators

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