South Jersey chicken farming ushered in a new life for some Holocaust survivors

Vincent Jackson for The Press of Atlantic City, March 6, 2023 with photo essay and video by Staff Photographer Vernon Ogrodnek.

Jewish Farmers Try to Fit Shmita Practices into the Modern World

Jarrad Saffren, cover story for the Jewish Exponent, March 30, 2022

SJ Jewish Farm Debuts CSA Amid Challenges

Sasha Rogelberg for the Jewish Exponent, August 5, 2021

In Salem County, farming links Black and Jewish families — and history 

Kevin Riordan for The Philadelphia Inquirer, September 16, 2020

Malya Levin, 34, Fighting for All Ages

Tova Ross for The Jewish Week’s “36 Under 36, June 6, 2018, now on JTA.

“A new generation of Jewish farmers sees a fertile future in South Jersey” 

Kevin Riordan for The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 25, 2017

Descendants Preserve South Jersey’s Jewish Farming Community

Sasha Rogelberg for Philadelphia Jewish Exponent, April 19, 2023. “Today, though with sparse numbers, Jews continue to find and build community in South Jersey. Alliance Community Reboot in Pittsgrove Township, founded by colony member Moses Bayuk’s great-great-grandson William Levin and his wife Malya, help preserve Jewish farming tradition.”

History of South Jersey Jewish farming colony brought to life at Stockton screening

Christopher Doyle for The Press of Atlantic City, April 16, 2023, video interview with William and Malya Levin by Staff Photographer Vernon Ogrodnek.

Rutgers Exhibit Explores History of Jewish Farming in NJ and Beyond

JNLJ Staff interview with friend of ACRe Jonathan Dekel-Chen, Jewish Link, December 23, 2021

Field of Dreams 

Ahmad Graves-El for SNJ Today, August 25, 2020


ACRe Master Gardener Ahron Moeller experiments with cultivating wild ramps. Music "Fair Trade She Says" performed by Ahron's band Blanket Statementstein.

Join ACRe Master Gardener Ahron Moeller and team on Facebook Premiere for an experiment in cultivating wild ramps, and preparing the Passover Garden for their new Alliance Historic Model Farm.

This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State, through the Salem County Board of County Commissioners & The Salem County Cultural & Heritage Commission.

COVID can't stop us from having our annual Chanukah party!

First a 7-minute tour of Alliance Synagogue with Howard Jaffe and Malya Levin

Then a socially distanced outdoor mincha service before Rosh Hashanah.

Join longtime Shawrith Israel Congregation of Alliance Trustee Howard Jaffe and ACRe co-founder Malya Levin for a tour inside Alliance Synagogue, built in 1889.

This 7-minute standalone video originally aired on September 18, 2020 as part of the 51-minute broadcast of The King is in the Field: And Erev Rosh Hashanah Virtual Mincha Service.

Learning with Arthur Kurzweil at the 2nd Annual ACDRe Sukkot Harvest Festival with Eden Village Camp and Jewish Farm School.

Video by Rich Brotman, Copyright 2018.