National Volunteer Appreciation Week 2021: A Commitment to Community

National Volunteer Appreciation Week 2021: A Commitment to Community

It has been a year of contactless volunteering, but the lack of in-person contact has not lessened the sense of community.

Purim: No Distinction Between Haman and Mordecai?

Purim: No Distinction Between Haman and Mordecai?

Why does alcohol play such an outsized role in Purim? Digging deeper, what do our texts have to say about this and is there a more meaningful way to celebrate the holiday?

How to DIY Volunteer With JFS!

How to DIY Volunteer With JFS!

As we continue to safely social distance during COVID-19, we’ve compiled a list of creative volunteer ideas to make a difference in our community. Join us!

A Legacy of Loving Kindness: Introducing the Tina B. Novick Jewish Holidays Basket Endowment Fund

A Legacy of Loving Kindness: Introducing the Tina B. Novick Jewish Holidays Basket Endowment Fund

We are pleased to announce the Tina B. Novick Jewish Holidays Basket Endowment Fund, a permanent way to honor Tina Novick’s life and a lasting legacy that will multiply upon itself to serve the community for years to come.

Lessons from the Shofar: Unheard Voices

Lessons from the Shofar: Unheard Voices

When we hear the shofar this year, may we each hear the cries of those whose voices we’ve willfully or unknowingly ignored.

Together Against Hunger: A New Kind of Food Drive

Together Against Hunger: A New Kind of Food Drive

When I think about the coming months, I’m inspired to not simply “return to normal” but to build a “new normal” that proactively centers human dignity.

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