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  • Merger of advocacy groups in New Jersey gets a third partner

    A merger of all of the community relations councils in New Jersey seems to be gaining momentum, as a third council has joined a week-old organization that had combined two of the state’s largest advocacy councils, according to the New Jersey Jewish News. The Community Relations Council of Central New Jersey announced that it would… More ▸

  • Two NJ advocacy groups merge, Metrowest federation slashes budget

    In a cost cutting move, the UJC MetroWest’s Community Relations Committee and the Jewish Community Relations Council of Northern New Jersey will merge and form one regional Jewish advocacy group, the New Jersey Jewish News is reporting. The two existing groups, which lobby for Jewish causes in New Jersey’s capital and deal with advocacy of… More ▸

  • Louisville JCC and federation merge

    The two largest Jewish institutions in Louisville, Ky., have merged, according to the Louisville Courier-Journal. The Jewish Community Center and the Jewish Community Federation of Louisville merged after a year and a half of negotiations, the paper reported Monday, a union made necessary by the JCC’s financial difficulties and the federation’s stagnating annual campaign. The… More ▸