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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."

April is National Volunteer Month
April 27, 2011
Thank you to all our volunteers for generously sharing your energy, expertise, and compassion with those in need. JF&CS would not be able to do our work without you.

CERS Ambassador Initiative Provides New Ways to Connect
April 22, 2011
For the past 20 years, CERS has helped thousands of new moms and dads on their way to becoming successful parents.

Dental Hygiene is for Everyone
April 21, 2011
Brush up and down, not across. Make little circles. Clean white surfaces and pink. Use a soft toothbrush instead of a hard one.

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.

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