The High Holidays With JFS

The High Holidays With JFS

Prepare for a new year and the High Holidays by getting involved with Jewish Family Service and learning about what we have to offer for the community.

Ruling Allows Refugee Ban Lawsuit to Proceed

Ruling Allows Refugee Ban Lawsuit to Proceed

On July 27, 2018, District Court Judge James Robart issued a decision allowing plaintiffs to seek certain discovery in Jewish Family Service v. Trump, that challenges the Trump administration’s refugee ban issued on October 24, 2017. This decision will allow the plaintiffs to find out whether the suspensions in the refugee resettlement process are continuing…

Family Tree Legacy Circle

Family Tree Legacy Circle

The Family Tree Legacy Circle recognizes supporters who have informed us of their intent to leave a bequest to JFS, those of blessed memory who have already left such a gift and those who have made a monetary gift to the JFS endowment in their lifetime. A Named Fund may be established with a gift…

Becoming a U.S. Citizen Opened the World to Me

Becoming a U.S. Citizen Opened the World to Me

Ta Kwe Say, Resettlement Case Manager, delivered these remarks to U.S. citizens at the naturalization ceremony that was part of ARTvocacy. It is my honor and privilege to be here today with you as you become U.S. citizens. I know each of you has had a long journey that brought you here today. I am…

Shavuot Is A Time For Next Steps

Shavuot Is A Time For Next Steps

In the Warsaw Ghetto in 1941, the Piazetzno Rebbe spoke consolingly to his community. In loving response to understandable despair, he reminded them that when the Jewish people were slaves in Egypt, the situation seemed so hopeless that: “It is clear, amidst all this suffering, that if only everyone knew that they would be rescued…

Reasons to GiveBIG to JFS

Reasons to GiveBIG to JFS

Here’s just a sampling of reasons you should GiveBIG to JFS on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Because we want David to feel like part of the family, on holidays and every day. Because Jasmine and her son deserve to read bedtime stories in a home of their own. Because food insecurity is real in all…

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