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Family Support Initiative Targets Military Families
November 4, 2010
Our nation is at war, two wars to be exact. Though most of us are concerned about the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, we do not necessarily think about them on a daily or even weekly basis...

Dancing with the Stars
November 3, 2010
The Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) was performing in Boston and we had the privilege of having David Leventhal, program manager for MMDG’s Dance for PD®, and John Heginbotham, company dancer, join our dance class.

Help CFA Bring Joy to 300 Children in our Community
November 1, 2010
With Hanukkah beginning this week, we are in the middle of our annual Toy Drive. We hope to provide gift cards of $25 or more to 300 children and we need your help to make sure that every child is sponsored by a donor.

Post-Adoption Services – Critical Need
October 29, 2010
I thought you might want to read the report issued last week by The Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute regarding the need for post-adoption services.

JF&CS Welcomes Yesodot
October 27, 2010
We are pleased to announce that Yesodot, which has been housed at JVS for 10 years, will be continuing its wonderful work this fall at JF&CS.

From Boston to Dnepropetrovsk: Thanks for the Memories
October 26, 2010
As my week in Dnepropetrovsk was ending, I was struck by two things in particular. One was the incredible warmth and graciousness of the people I had met and the second was their openness to new ideas.

Help Another Family Enjoy Thanksgiving This Year
October 25, 2010
As November approaches, we traditionally begin to think about preparing for our own meaningful family Thanksgiving celebrations, which include a table full of food, laughter, and warmth.

Gathering the Waters
October 22, 2010
When thinking about the ritual of mikveh, immersion in a Jewish ritual bath, there are many images that may come to mind.

Balalaika comes to Brighton
October 20, 2010
Holocaust survivors from the former Soviet Union clapped their hands, bobbed their heads to the rhythm, and yelled, “Bravo.” They were responding to the extraordinary talent of Elina Karokhina, balalaika player, and her accompanist and singer, Mikhail Smirnov.

The Yellow House
October 18, 2010
I live in the Yellow House in Norwood. I moved in on Aug 16, 2010. Before I moved to the Yellow House, I lived in Randolph with my mom and dad.

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