WEAR PURPLE DAY – THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18th

Domestic violence and sexual assault occur across all age groups, faiths and populations. No one is immune. 1 in 3 women experience sexual assault or Domestic violence at some point in their lives and 1 in 6 men experience sexual abuse before age 18. The effects of these acts extend to families, communities...

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2 Positions Available

Through the hard work and dedication of our staff, Jewish Family Services fulfills our mission of strengthening and empowering individuals and families through professional counseling, programs and services inspired by Jewish values. JFS demonstrates our commitment to our full-time staff by offering a benefit package that includes: health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance,...

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Book Signing and Luncheon with 2nd Generation Survivor

Who: Linda Pressman is a freelance writer, editor, 2nd Generation Survivor and author of Looking Up: A Memoir of Sisters, Survivors and Skokie. What:  A luncheon, book signing and presentation Where:  Wan Fu Quality Chinese Cuisine, 10719 Kettering Dr. When:  Sunday, August 26, 2018, Noon – 2 p.m. Tickets: $54...

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The Power of Aging

The Power of Aging is a monthly conversation and lecture series that brings adults 55 and over a thoughtful viewpoint to consider and explore. Topics such as maintaining a positive perspective, how music can enrich your life, making the most of every day and important life discussions are all on...

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Honor, Respect and Dignity for Holocaust Survivors

Jewish Family Services, in partnership with Queens University/Stan Greenspon Center for Peace and Social Justice, invites you to learn more about KAVOD, an organization whose mission is to help Holocaust survivors live the remainder of their lives comfortably and with dignity. Earlier this year, JFS was awarded a grant from...

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Over $70,000 Raised at Comedy Night

THANK YOU to all who supported our Live, Laugh, Give Comedy Night, featuring nationally acclaimed comedian, Gary Gulman! It was a come as you are, casual evening of fun, food and philanthropy for the sold out crowd of 275 guests who attended. Hats off to our sponsors, community parters, donors,...

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Sensitivity Live!

An Immersive, sensory Experience, designed to provide the general population with a greater understanding of what it feels like to live with hearing loss, ADHD, sensory issues, an emotional challenge or a cognitive impairment. Step into your loved one’s world by visiting each activity center. It is sure to be...

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Commemorate and Celebrate

Community events: Israel Memorial Day – April 17th, Ceremony at  7:00 p.m. Israel Independence Day – Fun for the whole family from 11:00 2:00 p.m.

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Honoring Holocaust Survivors and Liberators

A Community Yom HaShoah Commemoration is planned for next week, Wednesday, April 11th at Temple Beth El, to honor Holocaust Survivors and Liberators. Dinner is at 6 p.m., Program begins at 7. For More Information go to templebethel.org    

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