By Dana Shapiro • JFCS Community & Volunteer Engagement Manager
At JFCS, we believe in Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision of serving others, in addition to the Jewish value of tikkun olam (“repairing the world”). Martin Luther King Jr. Day is the only federal holiday designated as a nat[...]
Though February and Valentine’s Day are still one month away, it seems like this would be a good time to talk about hearts. The heavy amount of snow that has fallen is beautiful, yet dangerous for those with known or unknown heart issues who shovel it. Football players, like Damar Hamlin, who suf[...]
By Liliane Jurayj • JFCS Addiction and Recovery Services Program Coordinator
JFCS recently relaunched its Addiction and Recovery Services – new Program Coordinator Liliane Jurayj talks below about what services and resources the program provides:
The new year symbolizes new beginnings –[...]
Can you tell us about yourself and your background?
I am so lucky to have had a wonderful 18 year career with JFCS. I retired as the Aging Services Director at the end of February 2020. As you can guess, retirement was not totally what I expected – the world shut down on March 11 that year. It[...]