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JF&CS Blog

Volunteers Benefit the Agency
April 18, 2011
Throughout the year, the JF&CS Development department works tirelessly to coordinate events that will raise the profile of the agency and bring in funds that are crucial to our continued success.

Bonds Across Generations
April 15, 2011
Observing holidays with family and friends makes them even more joyful and memorable. But for many elderly Jews in Greater Boston who are isolated and alone, the holidays can be a sad time.

CHAI Works Clients Give Back
April 13, 2011
One of the biggest aspects of the CHAI Works program is volunteering. Our participants and staff contribute more than 500 hours/week to more than 20 community organizations.

Passover: The Power of Stories
April 11, 2011
Passover, one of the most celebrated Jewish festivals, has always been my favorite. I am sure this is because the seder, the ritual meal that takes place in the home.

Mean Old Ladies?
April 8, 2011
What happens to the mean girls and bully boys that we have been hearing so much about? Unfortunately too many of them grow up and continue to bully others.

Out of the Darkness and Into the Light
April 6, 2011
I was happy when Gwyneth Paltrow recently shared in an interview that she had postpartum depression (PPD) after the birth of her second child, Moses.

Gen Silent
April 4, 2011
Last week, several of my colleagues and I were part of the packed audience at the Coolidge Theatre for the screening of Gen Silent.

Post-Adoption Depression - New Understanding of Early Parenting Challenges
April 1, 2011
When I think of the development of the Center for Early Relationship Support®, my image is one of continuous evolution, multiplying to meet different gaps and needs.

Remembering Sumner Kaplan
March 31, 2011
Our community has lost a true leader in the passing last week of Judge Sumner Z. Kaplan.

Guardianship: Making a Real Difference in People’s Lives
March 29, 2011
As a fairly recent and idealistic graduate of a masters program in social work, I was attracted to the part of the job description that advertised, we make a real difference in people's lives.

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