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Save the Date for our 2019 Gala

Please join us on November 10, 2019 at the Ritz Carlton for a Sinatra-inspired evening to benefit Jewish Family & Children’s Service. Thanks to the generous support of community members like you, we are able to provide vital community services to thousands of families, including child abuse prevention training, nutritious food, counseling, diagnostic testing, senior support, and more. Your purchase of a Gala ticket ensures we can continue meeting the needs of all community members, regardless of their financial ability.


JF&CS welcomes Jill Belsky as new Board President for 2019-2021

Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JF&CS) is pleased to welcome Jill Belsky as its board president for the 2019 – 2021 term. Jill has served on the JF&CS board for 9 years, including positions as Treasurer and Chair of Agency Services. Over the past year, she has been instrumental in launching a JF&CS brand refresh that is scheduled for completion in summer of 2019. In this role, she’ll be working alongside the organization’s new CEO, Miriam Seidenfeld, who joined the staff in February of 2019.

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Starting conversations about the last thing we want to talk about

Rabbi Jessica Shafrin would like to start a conversation even if she knows that the topic of death isn’t one people are always eager to broach. That’s where the Conversation Project comes in. Over the past year, the Kol Rinah congregant has been hosting workshops around the community, including a recent one this month at Congregation Shaare Emeth, to get people thinking about the inevitable.

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