JFS Annual Celebration Raises $25,000!

November 8, 2018

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On October 28, 2018, nearly 75 people gathered at Congregation Ohav Shalom to honor Jean Becker and David Alan Miller for their commitment to helping and enriching the lives of people in the Capital Region. Each were presented the Anschel Weiss Community Builders Award. In the wake of the tragedy in Pittsburgh, our Annual Celebration …Read More

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JFS Annual Celebration Raises $25,000!

November 8, 2018

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26th Annual Kristallnacht Interfaith Commemoration

November 6, 2018

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Join us for a one-time screening of Above The Drowning Sea. The dramatic escape of thousands of European Jews to Shanghai, who found safe harbor from the Nazi menace, is revealed in the affecting ABOVE THE DROWNING SEA. As Hitler advanced, Jewish families sought refuge in any country that would accept them. With every door closed, …Read More

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Jewish World News Helps Spread the Word to Recruit Volunteer Drivers.

November 3, 2018

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Check out the latest edition of the Jewish World. Project 5 is highlighted in a recent article titled “Stir-crazy seniors need your help to get them where they want to go! Project 5 seeks drivers”. Make sure to click the link below for the full story. http://jewishworldnews.org/stir-crazy-seniors-need-your-help-to-get-them-where-they-want-to-go-project-5-seeks-drivers/

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JFS Hires Maryellen Usis as Resource Assistant for the NNORC

November 3, 2018

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Maryellen (Casey) Usis, a resident of the NNORC, joined the staff of Jewish Family Services as a Resource Assistant to the NNORC Program. Her career for the past 40+ years involved a variety of roles in healthcare and transportation on Long Island and the Capital Region.  Maryellen is the former Mobility Manager and ADA Coordinator …Read More

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