From Our Leadership

Mark Wilf is the Chair of the Board of Trustees of JFNA. He has previously served as UJC National Campaign Chair, UJA National Young Leadership Cabinet Chair, and as President of the Jewish Federation of Central New Jersey. Most recently, Mr. Wilf has chaired JFNA’s national initiative that addresses the needs of impoverished Holocaust survivors living in the United States. He is an attorney and partner in Garden Homes, a real estate development firm, and owner/president of the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings.

Coming Together to Combat Antisemitism


The unsettling rise of antisemitism in our country has shaken many in our community, leaving people wondering how to fight the oldest hatred.

On Tuesday, in Washington, DC, we took concrete steps to answer that question.

250 Cabinet Members and Alumni from across 50 communities answe…

Congratulations, President-Elect Isaac Herzog

We are so proud to celebrate with Jews around the world the election of our dear friend Isaac Herzog as the 11th president of Israel.

Many of us knew the president-elect well from his distinguished career in law and politics in Israel, but it was as the Chairman of the Executive of the Jew…

Operation Guardians of the Wall: Update

הִנֵּה לֹא-יָנוּם, וְלֹא יִישָׁן - שׁוֹמֵר, יִשְׂרָאֵל

Hiney lo yanum v’lo yishan - shomer Yisroel

- Psalm 121:4

We are reminded in the Book of Psalms that the “guardian of Israel” never “slumbers nor sleeps.” I know you agree that w…

Taking Action to Help an Israel Under Attack

Perhaps we shouldn’t have been surprised, but the outbreak of fighting in Israel still shook us up this week.

We had been focused on reopening after the Covid pandemic, working to make sure schools and summer camps and Israel trips could resume this summer and fall. We are planning our f…

The Urgency of Communal Responsibility Has Never Been Greater

The guiding Jewish principle of my life is the Talmudic expression kol Yisrael arevim zeh l’zeh, which is the concept that the entire Jewish community is responsible for one another.

I’m grateful for the many opportunities I have had to live up to this ideal, from being a member of my…