An Open Heart and a Curious Mind.

An Open Heart and a Curious Mind.

It is only through discomfort and curiosity that we can begin to build a better world for all our children and for all of us.

How Can You Live When You Can’t Breathe?

How Can You Live When You Can’t Breathe?

It is only by working together over the long arc of time that we will help each other breathe deeply the pure air of justice.

Weathering the ‘New Normal’ Together

Weathering the ‘New Normal’ Together

An update on COVID-19 from our CEO, Rabbi Will Berkovitz (March 18, 2020).

How JFS is Responding to COVID-19

How JFS is Responding to COVID-19

A COVID-19 update from our CEO, Rabbi Will Berkovitz (March 6, 2020).

JFS Secures Relief for Refugees Left Behind by Refugee Ban

JFS Secures Relief for Refugees Left Behind by Refugee Ban

We are thrilled to share the wonderful news that JFS has reached a very favorable and historic settlement in our lawsuit challenging the refugee ban issued in October 2017. The ban imposed restrictions on refugees, including suspending the admission of refugees to the United States from 11 countries, as well as family members of refugees…

The Power of Dreams

The Power of Dreams

The following are remarks by JFS CEO Rabbi Will Berkovitz given at Temple Beth Am’s Freedom Shabbat on January 10, 2020. While living in Israel, I had a scribe write for me on a piece of parchment my favorite verse in the Torah, “behold this dreamer cometh.” This is the verse I turn to when…

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