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JF&CS Blog


JF&CS Blog

Examining the #MeToo Movement Within the Jewish Community
March 15, 2018
Our culture tells us that a Jewish home is loving and safe. While that happily is often the case, it is not always so.

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month
February 28, 2018
February is recognized nationally as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM). Members of TeenSafe, JF&CS Journey to Safety’s response to teen dating abuse in the Jewish community, have spent the past few weeks raising awareness for this very important issue.

New Prayer Book for Nursing Home/Assisted Living Shabbat and Holiday Program
February 13, 2018
JF&CS is proud to announce the arrival of a new prayer book for our Nursing Home/Assisted Living Shabbat and Holiday Program.

A Day of Giving Back
February 6, 2018
Aging Well at Home recently co-hosted A Day of Giving Back with Washington Square Minyan, a lively, egalitarian Jewish community located in Brookline.

Different Cultures, Same Sacrifice
December 14, 2017
JF&CS Shoulder to Shoulder delegation visits Israel to learn more about resiliency programs supporting military members and their families.

Many Clergy Voices Send One Important Message
December 12, 2017
As we prepare to light Chanukkah candles during this darkest period of the year, we are thrilled to announce that more than 100 rabbis and cantors have signed on to the Many Voices, One Message Campaign.

The Power of 100 Women: Needham Group Raises $10,200
November 2, 2017
We all know that one single person can have a transformative effect on the life of another or others. Whether through a philanthropic donation to an agency like JF&CS, or through volunteerism, one person can truly improve lives and change someone’s entire world.

Community Supports and Resources Matter
October 26, 2017
I, like many others, am struck by how much of a difference it makes to have financial resources and social support in the face of danger and destruction.

Your Time is Your Most Valuable Gift
August 16, 2017
When Loren Kovalcik heard about Shoulder to Shoulder, a JF&CS program that provides support for families facing the challenges that accompany military service, it seemed perfect for her.

Providing Loans and Scholarships to Jewish Women
July 18, 2017
JF&CS is proud to announce the Max Rosenfeld Fund at JF&CS, a successful transfer of full management of the Max C. Rosenfeld Foundation funds to our agency.

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