Union County Freeholder Chairman Bruce H. Bergen and Freeholder Vice Chairman Sergio Granados met with Jewish Federation of Great MetroWest New Jersey President Leslie Dannin Rosenthal and Executive Vice President/ CEO Dov Ben-Shimon during the group’s 2nd Annual Community Challah Bake at the Community Food Bank of NJ in Hillside.

The event’s mission was to help feed the needy and raise awareness of the hunger crisis in New Jersey. Highlights of the day included braiding and baking 800 challahs for local clients, helping with projects for the Community Food Bank of NJ and a speaker series on hunger in our community and other related topics.