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Project Kavod Recognized as Model for Jewish Social Service Agencies

The “J” in JFS is what makes our agency unique to many other social service agencies. Jewish history and values guide our work. But what does this mean for JFS programs, clients, donors, volunteers and staff? Four years ago, JFS set out to answer this question and Project Kavod/Dignity was born. Now, the project is… Continue Reading

When the Light Shines Brighter

Over 2000 years ago, a small band of Jews called Maccabees led and won the first battle for religious freedom against a tyrannical Assyrian regime. This familiar summary of the story of Chanukah doesn’t include the lesser known fact that, within a couple generations, the descendants of the Maccabees themselves became oppressive rulers. Even the… Continue Reading

Kristallnacht

As we mark the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht we are left to ponder the meaning of the rise in hate crimes and hate speech, in this country and throughout the world. It is human nature to think that if we understand something, then we will have control and be safe. But, being human means we… Continue Reading

Fall Volunteering With JFS

Looking for fall volunteering opportunities? JFS can use your help with the following events and supportive opportunities that directly benefit our clients and community. Contact Volunteer Services today to begin the process and find the fall volunteering that’s right for you! Please note that openings and needs may change with time. Make Centerpiece Baskets Weekdays During Business… Continue Reading

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