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IN THE NEWS: JFS Case Manager Learns Much from March of the Living

Jun 24, 2016

IN THE NEWS: JFS Case Manager Learns Much from March of the Living

Thanks to Randall Lieberman and the Jewish Journal for featuring the article on Jonathan Beer, JFS Holocaust Case Manager's experience on the recent March of the Living trip. Also many thanks to Ron Gallatin and the Boca Raton based Hands on Tzedakah for continuing to fund the annual experience for one of JFS's Holocaust Case Managers. Read more...

JFS at Home Open for Business

Apr 6, 2016

JFS at Home Open for Business

JFS at Home is a newly developed non-profit private home care agency that is affiliated with Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services (JFS). The independent entity will provide quality care at home for the elderly. JFS at Home’s mission is to “promote healthy aging by enabling clients to maintain their quality of life while they continue to live at home, safely and with dignity.” The Agency plans to accomplish this by providing trusted, compassionate, pre-screened Companions, Home Health Aides (HHAs) and Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA’s) to clients residing primarily in Boca Raton, Delray Beach and Highland Beach. These professionals will be available around the clock to offer quality care and assistance to promote wellness and independence.

2016 JFS Model Seder

Apr 5, 2016

2016 JFS Model Seder

Jewish Journal

JFS organizes model seder in Boca Raton for 250 seniors. Provides taste of the Holiday for those who may not be able to attend another seder.

Rivers Talks Mother, Humor at Reflections of Hope Luncheon

Mar 9, 2016

Rivers Talks Mother, Humor at Reflections of Hope Luncheon

Sun Sentinel

Television icon, author and producer, Melissa Rivers inspired a record crowd of over 700 attendees as the keynote speaker at the 4th Annual “Reflections of Hope” Luncheon. The Event, created in an effort to break the stigma associated with mental illness, a critical issue affecting one in four adults, benefits the Welcome Home Program and the mental health services of Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services (JFS). This year’s Luncheon, co-chaired by Isabel Friedman, Robin Rubin and Nancy Schiller, took place February 25th at the Boca Raton Resort & Club and was once again emceed by WPTV Channel 5 Meteorologist, Glenn Glazer.

JFS Presents to Representatives of German Parliament

Mar 6, 2016

JFS Presents to Representatives of German Parliament

JFS Presents to Representatives of German Parliament as part of the 33rd Annual Congress-Bundestag Seminar. One of the three stops of the program took place in Boca Raton on March 6th. Other stops included Washington, DC and Omaha, NE.

Bauchman Hired as LGBTQ Coordinator

Jan 11, 2016

Bauchman Hired as LGBTQ Coordinator

Jewish Journal

Chris Bauchman, Psy.D. is hired as JFS' LGBTQ Coordinator

Danielle Hartman Letter to the Editor - 12.29.2015 Senior Hunger

Dec 29, 2015

Danielle Hartman Letter to the Editor - 12.29.2015 Senior Hunger

JFS President and CEO, Danielle Hartman's Letter to the Editor in response to the Sun Sentinel's December 20th article on the "Hidden Hungry." The letter was published in the December 29th issue of the Sun-Sentinel.

JFS Seeks Senior Companions

Dec 15, 2015

JFS Seeks Senior Companions

Sun Sentinel

JFS seeks senior companions to help its aging clients, who remain independent but are starting to need assistance with daily tasks.

Teaching teens how to recognize, speak out against relationship abuse

Nov 26, 2015

Teaching teens how to recognize, speak out against relationship abuse

Sun Sentinel

Teens Against Relationship Abuse (TARA) , is a new Ruth and Norman Rales Jewish Family Services program designed to help Teens identify mistreatment and guide the abused and the abuser in the direction of help.

JFS to Honor Jacobsons and Gortz/Proskauer at Upcoming Gala

Nov 16, 2015

JFS to Honor Jacobsons and Gortz/Proskauer at Upcoming Gala

Jewish Journal

JFS to honor Anne & Norman Jacobson with the Rales Humanitarian of the Year Award and Al Gortz/Proskauer with Corporate Leadership Award at JFS' "Once Upon a Time" 2015 Annual Gala, taking place December 10th at the St. Andrews Country Club in Boca Raton.

IN THE NEWS: JFS Starts Teen Dating Violence Program

Oct 23, 2015

IN THE NEWS: JFS Starts Teen Dating Violence Program

Jewish Journal

JFS' TARA (Teens Against Relationship Abuse) program kicked off October 29th. The objective of this program is for teens to educate, refer and intervene with other teens when they recognize abusive behaviors and to increase bystander intervention when abuse occurs.

IN THE NEWS: Joy Binkovitz, a Breast Cancer Survivor Who Supports Others

Oct 16, 2015

IN THE NEWS: Joy Binkovitz, a Breast Cancer Survivor Who Supports Others

Jewish Journal

Honorary JFS Board Member & Former JFS Chair of the Board, Joy Binkovitz, believes other breast cancer survivors play an important role of those who have recently been diagnosed.

IN THE NEWS: Rales Family Donates $2.4 million to JFS

Sep 28, 2015

IN THE NEWS: Rales Family Donates $2.4 million to JFS

Jewish Journal

Norman & Ruth Rales Foundation has extended its commitment to JFS with a second $2.4 million gift. The funds will be used to enhance the programs and services of the Center for Families & Children.

IN THE NEWS: JFS Programs Help Fight Hunger

Sep 15, 2015

IN THE NEWS: JFS Programs Help Fight Hunger

Jewish Journal

A recent Feeding South Florida study finds that Palm Beach County has the highest percentage of "food insecure" individuals in South Florida: 202,110 people do not know where they will find their next meal and 63,660 children go to bed hungry. JFS is here to help.

IN THE NEWS: Holocaust Survivors Meet for Nosh & Nachas

Aug 24, 2015

IN THE NEWS: Holocaust Survivors Meet for Nosh & Nachas

Jewish Journal

More than 120 local Holocaust survivors recently gathered at the Shirley & Barton Weisman Delray Community Center in Delray Beach for "Nosh & Nachas" or literally, "food and happiness.".

IN THE NEWS: Creative Efforts Showcase Artists

Aug 6, 2015

IN THE NEWS: Creative Efforts Showcase Artists

Sun Sentinel

Local volunteer curates exhibits at Shirley & Barton Weisman Delray Community Center

JFS Receives $10,000 Grant from BJ’s Charitable Foundation

Jul 29, 2015

JFS Receives $10,000 Grant from BJ’s Charitable Foundation

JFS News

Grant will support the JFS Meals on Wheels program and the Jacobson Family Food Pantry, which help address the crisis of food insecurity in our community

IN THE NEWS: Ageless Grace Day Engages Seniors

Jul 22, 2015

IN THE NEWS: Ageless Grace Day Engages Seniors

Jewish Journal

JFS sponsors Ageless Grace Day at Weisman Center. Ageless Grace is a cutting-edge brain fitness program based on neuroplasticity that activates all five functions of the brain.

IN THE NEWS: Feldmans Make Legacy Gift to JFS

Jul 15, 2015

IN THE NEWS: Feldmans Make Legacy Gift to JFS

Jewish Journal

Larry and Diane Feldman Legacy Gift ensures perpetuity of Feldman Adventure & Diamond Clubs.

IN THE NEWS: All aboard for the senior center

Jun 26, 2015

IN THE NEWS: All aboard for the senior center

South Florida Sun Sentinel

The good news for local seniors wanting to attend the many activities and events at the Shirley & Barton Weisman Delray Community Center, but can't, due to lack of transportation, is that they now have "wheels."

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