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Holocaust Survivor Celebrates 100th Birthday
September 26, 2019
JF&CS is excited to announce that our friend Ruth, who we know through our Schechter Holocaust Services (SHS) program, recently turned 100 years old!

Seventh Graders from Jewish and German Schools Volunteer with JF&CS Schechter Holocaust Services
July 5, 2019
Seventh graders from Jewish Community Day School (JCDS) in Watertown and German International School Boston (GISB) visited our Waltham headquarters to make birthday cards for clients of our Schechter Holocaust Services program

Boston BullPen Project Provides Major League Help to JF&CS Clients
May 23, 2019
More than a year ago, JF&CS developed a partnership with Boston BullPen Project, a nonprofit that works to identify and fill urgent needs with financial support.

Holocaust Survivors Observe Yom HaShoah with JF&CS Café Hakalah
May 14, 2019
One might expect a Yom HaShoah event attended by seventy Holocaust survivors to be a somber gathering, but the tone of the Café Hakalah luncheon was far from melancholy.

JF&CS to Host Passover Seder for Holocaust Survivors
March 21, 2019
We are excited to announce that JF&CS Schechter Holocaust Services will host its first Passover Seder for our Café Hakalah participants this April.

Making Sure They Are Not Forgotten
January 26, 2018
Lora Tarlin, Director of Schechter Holocaust Services, toured the International Museum of World War II in Natick, along with 27 survivors, many of whom are also JF&CS clients.

For Her and Her Alone
July 7, 2017
Zachary Sclar participated in JF&CS Legacies: High School Visits and met with Regina, a Holocaust survivor.

The Power of a Song
June 27, 2017
At JF&CS Café Hakalah, something magical happens whenever they sing the song Tumbalalaika.

Honoring the True Stories of Holocaust Survivors
April 28, 2017
While we observe Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, JF&CS honors the true stories of and pays tribute to Holocaust survivors.

JF&CS Café Hakalah Comes to the North Shore
January 24, 2017
When Shari Cashman of Marblehead saw the success of Café Hakalah in Brookline, she thought the North Shore would benefit from a Café for its own community of Holocaust survivors.

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