Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey is a non-profit philanthropic organization dedicated to creating a vibrant Jewish community in northern New Jersey. Federation cares for those in need, deepens engagement in Jewish life, and strengthens the bonds among Jews in the northern New Jersey area, in Israel, and around the world.


Director of External Relations

Director of External Relations is a new position, created specifically to combat anti-Semitism and build coalitions with other communities. This focus of this position will be on standing up against anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism, providing education and resources to the community, and building relationships with other community groups so we can find common ground and respect with other racial, ethnic, religious, and LGBTQ groups in our community. continue

Director of Community Security

Reporting to the Chief of Staff, the Director of Community Security will provide direction and maintain oversight for the organization, development, management and monitoring of the northern New Jersey Jewish community’s security operations and programs, including emergency and disaster response plans. The Director will provide leadership and strategic direction to ensure the safety and security of all members of the community, including staff, guests and visitors accessing community services, programs, and facilities. continue

Director of Philanthropic Advancement – The Network

The Director of Philanthropic Advancement (DN) will drive our innovative and high-end efforts to attract the next generation of major donors and establish a leadership pipeline for affinity level donors with the capacity to contribute at least $500. The position will focus on major donor level prospects ($10,000+) and affinity level ($500-$9,999) prospects. continue


Naomi Knopf
Chief of Staff

Andrew Epstein
Managing Director
Finance & Administration