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Snapshots from CommUNITY Mission to Israel
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Snapshots from CommUNITY Mission to Israel

  • Shuli Natan performed in a ceremony at Jerusalem’s Ammunition Hill.
    Shuli Natan performed in a ceremony at Jerusalem’s Ammunition Hill.
  • A Havdalah service at the David Citadel Hotel in Jerusalem.
    A Havdalah service at the David Citadel Hotel in Jerusalem.
  • A visit to Yad Vashem: The World Holocaust Remembrance Center included a tour and outdoor ceremony.
    A visit to Yad Vashem: The World Holocaust Remembrance Center included a tour and outdoor ceremony.
  • Mission vice chairs include,  from left, Steve and Erica Needle, Debbie and Allan Janoff, and Beena and Steve Levy.
    Mission vice chairs include, from left, Steve and Erica Needle, Debbie and Allan Janoff, and Beena and Steve Levy.
  • A busload of participants from Union County in the Old City of Jerusalem.
    A busload of participants from Union County in the Old City of Jerusalem.
  • Barbara Drench is greeted by children from the partnership community of Ofakim; mission members traveled to Ofakim via the first non-stop train from Jerusalem.
    Barbara Drench is greeted by children from the partnership community of Ofakim; mission members traveled to Ofakim via the first non-stop train from Jerusalem.
  • Mission participants and representatives from partnership communities in the Negev join a sing-a-long with Koolulam.
    Mission participants and representatives from partnership communities in the Negev join a sing-a-long with Koolulam.
  • The trip began with a parade led by participants who, like Israel, turned 70 in 2018.
    The trip began with a parade led by participants who, like Israel, turned 70 in 2018.
  • At Ein Hemed National Park are, from left, Dov Ben-Shimon, Lori Klinghoffer, Mark Wilf, Isaac Herzog, Jane Wilf, and Michal Herzog. Photos courtesy Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ
    At Ein Hemed National Park are, from left, Dov Ben-Shimon, Lori Klinghoffer, Mark Wilf, Isaac Herzog, Jane Wilf, and Michal Herzog. Photos courtesy Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ

Several hundred community members representing Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ took part in a federation mission from Oct. 14-22. Highlights of the itinerary included a Havdalah ceremony attended by Gov. Phil Murphy, a visit to an IDF naval base, an in-depth look at how federation campaign dollars are spent in Israel, and more.

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