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IN THE NEWS: JFS Event defines LGBTQ needs in South Palm

Jun 25, 2015

IN THE NEWS: JFS Event defines LGBTQ needs in South Palm

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

On Thursday, June 25, Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services — the Boca Raton-based Jewish social-services agency — sponsored a Community Conversation about creating a more inclusive and welcoming environment in South Palm Beach County for LGBTQ individuals of all ages and their families.

IN THE NEWS: Survivors gather at Café Europa

Jun 2, 2015

IN THE NEWS: Survivors gather at Café Europa

South Florida Sun Sentinel

Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services, the Boca Raton-based Jewish social-services agency, held its semi-annual gathering and luncheon for local Holocaust survivors, Café Europa, at B'nai Torah Congregation in Boca Raton on Tuesday, June 2, 2015.

IN THE NEWS: Award Winning Actress, Linda Evans Keynotes 3rd Annual JFS Reflections of Hope Luncheon

Mar 17, 2015

IN THE NEWS: Award Winning Actress, Linda Evans Keynotes 3rd Annual JFS Reflections of Hope Luncheon

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Award winning actress Linda Evans, best known for her role as Krystle Carrington in the hit television series Dynasty discussed her life story, her romances and her experience with depression, during her keynote address at the 3rd Annual JFS “Reflections of Hope” Luncheon.

IN THE NEWS: Palm Beach Post Features JFS’ Role in Caring for Area Seniors

Nov 18, 2014

IN THE NEWS: Palm Beach Post Features JFS’ Role in Caring for Area Seniors

Palm Beach Post Washington Bureau

An aging wave in Florida has pushed waitlists for senior care to historic highs. Florida is one of the nation’s oldest states. One in 20 residents is 80 or older. That’s more than 1 million Floridians.

IN THE NEWS: Sun Sentinel features JFS, MAZON partnership to help hungry seniors

Nov 13, 2014

IN THE NEWS: Sun Sentinel features JFS, MAZON partnership to help hungry seniors

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

An alarming numbers of U.S. senior citizens (including many throughout the tri-county area) are either unaware of — or ignore — governmental support they are eligible for to get the food they need to alleviate their hunger and stay healthy..

IN THE NEWS: Sun Sentinel Highlights Collaboration between JFS and the Levis JCC

Nov 11, 2014

IN THE NEWS: Sun Sentinel Highlights Collaboration between JFS and the Levis JCC

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Since September, the Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center's Helene & Roy Schwedelson Special Needs Programs and Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services have combined to provide two new support groups in Boca Raton.

IN THE NEWS: Sun Sentinel Features Article about VISTA Volunteer at JFS

Nov 3, 2014

IN THE NEWS: Sun Sentinel Features Article about VISTA Volunteer at JFS

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

AmeriCorps VISTA, a national service program, is providing volunteers to Palm Beach County's Jewish social-welfare agencies to aid senior citizens who need stimulation and companionship.

IN THE NEWS: JFS Participates in “Feed My Community” Food Drive

Oct 20, 2014

IN THE NEWS: JFS Participates in “Feed My Community” Food Drive

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Members of Congregation B'nai Israel (CBI) in Boca Raton have made a real difference locally through their involvement in the synagogue's community outreach programs.

IN THE NEWS: Sun Sentinel Highlights “Dentists Assisting Survivors of the Holocaust” Program

Oct 17, 2014

IN THE NEWS: Sun Sentinel Highlights “Dentists Assisting Survivors of the Holocaust” Program

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Some Palm Beach County Holocaust survivors who need urgent dental interventions are getting essential fixes, thanks to 10 dentists and specialists who have volunteered to treat them at no charge.

IN THE NEWS: Q & A with Danielle Hartman, JFS President & CEO, Published in Sun Sentinel

Sep 24, 2014

IN THE NEWS: Q & A with Danielle Hartman, JFS President & CEO, Published in Sun Sentinel

We are pleased to share a Q & A with Danielle Hartman, President & CEO of Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services, that was published in the Sun Sentinel on September 24, 2014. The Q & A sheds light on the current needs of the community that JFS serves.

IN THE NEWS: Q & A with Danielle Hartman, JFS President & CEO, Published in Sun Sentinel

Sep 24, 2014

IN THE NEWS: Q & A with Danielle Hartman, JFS President & CEO, Published in Sun Sentinel

We are pleased to share a Q & A with Danielle Hartman, President & CEO of Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services, that was published in the Sun Sentinel on September 24, 2014. The Q & A sheds light on the current needs of the community that JFS serves.

IN THE NEWS: Homebound 99 Year-Old Receives Special Rosh Hashanah Meal from JFS

Sep 22, 2014

IN THE NEWS: Homebound 99 Year-Old Receives Special Rosh Hashanah Meal from JFS

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When Norma Emrick, of Boca Raton, retired as a registered nurse about two years ago she knew she wanted to keep active doing some sort of volunteer work.Emrick saw an announcement in the newspaper looking for volunteers for the Boca Raton-based Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services (JFS) of South Palm Beach County

JFS Volunteer Spotlight in Sun Sentinel – Mike Wild

Sep 22, 2014

JFS Volunteer Spotlight in Sun Sentinel – Mike Wild

Congratulations to Mike Wild, who was featured in a full-page profile in the Sun Sentinel spotlighting his meaningful volunteer work for Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services. We are so proud of Mike and appreciate his inspiring commitment to helping others on behalf of JFS.

Sun Sentinel Publishes JFS Letter to the Editor Educating Against Domestic Violence

Sep 3, 2014

IN THE NEWS: Jewish Early Childhood Educators Gather for Conference

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IN THE NEWS: JFS Facilitates Dental Assistance for Local Holocaust Survivors
IN THE NEWS: Maccabi Athletes Volunteer at Jacobson Food Pantry

Aug 18, 2014

IN THE NEWS: Maccabi Athletes Volunteer at Jacobson Food Pantry

JFS

The nearly 1,000 athletes ages 12 to 16 participating in the JCC Maccabi Games — which was hosted by the Boca Raton-based Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center at venues around the Boca Raton area from Aug. 10-15 — took a half-day off from athletic competition to participate in JCC Cares community-service projects.

IN THE NEWS: AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers to aid survivors
IN THE NEWS: Helping the homebound: Volunteers needed to spend time with seniors

Jun 22, 2014

IN THE NEWS: Providing a chance to Kibbitz and Ride

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An interview with volunteer Chuck Gorman

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