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Helping Children At Risk in Israel
May 31, 2011
Families in Haifa, Israel will soon have a new source of support: the Boston Haifa Parent Partnership Program (P3).

Taking on a Big Role (with just a little anxiety…)
May 27, 2011
Just about week ago, I was installed as the President of the Board of Jewish Family & Children's Service.

Post-Adoptive Workshop: Surviving Adolescence
May 25, 2011
What is it about adolescence that makes it such a challenging time? Most adults agree they prefer to skip over that time in their lives.

Aging Well at Home
May 20, 2011
There is a wave of community-based experiments spreading across the United States, all centered on building effective systems to allow older adults to remain in the community.

Pride of Citizenship
May 17, 2011
I am thrilled to report that in the first half year of our grant that enables us to provide classes for people wanting to become citizens, the program has served 60 people.

Post-Adoption Symposium a Success!
May 11, 2011
Can you imagine being a Korean adoptee with Caucasian parents and siblings without discussing racial identity?

The Power of Presence: Connecting Without Words
May 9, 2011
I was asked to visit Thelma in one of the nursing homes where I conduct our Home/Assisted Living Shabbat and Holiday Program.

Passover Food Distribution a Success!
May 5, 2011
Time has flown since our last Family Table distribution and before the memory of Passover fades, I want to thank everyone who helped make the holiday especially meaningful for our many recipients.

Nicole’s story: Support when a mother needs it most
May 3, 2011
Unprepared for her newborn's health problems, Nicole Spiewak remembers, "Sometimes it was hard to hold my head above water. Those weekly visits from my Visiting Mom were a lifeline for me."

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