Fed Flash Submission Guidelines

 

Fed Flash, powered by the Jewish Community Voice, is the Jewish Federation’s weekly email newsletter. This goes out to over 10,000 individuals every Friday.

 

Click here to see a sample of our Fed Flash email newsletter.

SUBMISSION DEADLINES

 

Wednesdays, End of Day

Fed Flash content must be submitted to fedflash@jfedsnj.org by end of day on Wednesday to be included in that Friday’s Fed Flash issue.

 

If you are a JFED agency and have a new-to-the-Voice article for your Fed Flash article block, read Submitting an Article Block for more info and submission deadlines.

 

 

WHO CAN SUBMIT

 

  • The Jewish Federation family of agencies and local, Jewish nonprofit organizations such as synagogues and day schools.
  • Outside organizations must have a 501(c)3 certification and be established in the community for a minimum of 6 months before they are eligible to submit to Fed Flash.

 

 

WHAT YOU CAN SUBMIT

 

  • Jewish Federation agencies can submit one (1) article block, one (1) banner ad, and up to three (3) calendar listings per issue.
  • Outside organizations can submit one (1) banner ad and up to three (3) calendar listings per issue.

 

 

HOW TO SUBMIT

 

  • Fed Flash submissions must be emailed to fedflash@jfedsnj.org and include “Fed Flash” in the subject line.
  • The body of your email must include the Fed Flash issue date you are submitting for and the name of your agency/organization.
  • Please include ALL of your Fed Flash content in one email per issue.

 

 

SUBMITTING AN ARTICLE BLOCK (applies to JFED agencies only)

 

Article blocks will consist of a title, preview text, and photo in the body of the Fed Flash with a link to the full article on the Voice’s website. The full article should be something that was previously submitted for the print edition of the Voice or a new article for the print or online edition of the Voice.

 

To submit an article block for Fed Flash, email us the following:

 

  • Article block title
  • Article block preview text (approx. 30 words)
  • Article block photo/graphic (square image, suggested size 600 pixels wide x 600 pixels tall)
  • The link to the full article on the Voice website (or make a note that you are submitting a new Voice article)

 

For new-to-the-Voice articles:

  • Deadline: Monday at noon to be included in that Friday’s issue of the Fed Flash
  • You must submit the full article, photo/graphic, and Fed Flash article block title and preview text to the Voice first (email dportnoe@jfedsnj.org, copy rbochner@jfedsnj.org)
  • Your email submission must include “Fed Flash” in the subject line, and the body of your email must include the Fed Flash issue date you are submitting for
  • The Voice staff will review, edit, and post the new article to the Voice website and provide the article link to JFED Marketing for the Fed Flash

 

A note about previously submitted Voice articles:

For articles previously submitted for the print edition of the Voice, try to line up the dates so you are linking to content that appeared (or will appear) in a recent issue. Avoid linking to articles dated more than a couple of weeks past the print edition.

 

 

SUBMITTING A BANNER AD

 

Banner ads should be used to promote upcoming events and will link to more information on your website. Banner ads may run for two consecutive weeks at a time.

 

To submit a banner ad for Fed Flash, email us the following:

 

  • Banner ad graphic (rectangle image, sized 600 pixels wide x 275 pixels tall), must include: 
    • Name, date, and time of your event
    • Organization name and/or logo
  • The link to your website for more information/registration

 

You must resubmit your banner ad for each issue of the Fed Flash you wish to run it.

 

 

SUBMITTING CALENDAR LISTINGS

 

Calendar listings should be used to promote upcoming events and will link to more information on your website.

 

To submit a calendar listing for Fed Flash, email us the following:

 

  • Organization name
  • Event title
  • Event date
  • Event start time
  • The link to your website for more information/registration

 

You must resubmit your calendar listings for each issue of the Fed Flash you wish to run it.

 

 

QUESTIONS

 

If you have any questions about our Fed Flash guidelines, please feel free to contact us at fedflash@jfedsnj.org. We are happy to clarify anything that may be unclear or walk you through the process if you are new to submitting to Fed Flash.