Friday September 3rd, 2021
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Rosh Hashanah, one of the holiest days of the Jewish year, offers a time for introspection: to look back at the past year, and plan on changes to make in the coming year. While some of us may feel we are ready to let go of the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, ...
Monday August 30th, 2021
Preparing for a Sweet New Year
Preparing Individuals for a Sweet New Year
This past Wednesday, August 25th, Apartment Program Residents visited the Alpert Jewish Family Service offices to assemble Rosh Hashanah Baskets for clients of our agency. Residents decorated the boxes with ...
Friday August 27th, 2021
Mentoring 4 Kids Program has "Improvised" Fun!
This past Thursday The Judith & Jack Rosenberg Mentoring 4 Kids program held one of its sponsored quarterly group activities via Zoom.
Wednesday August 25th, 2021
2021 Impact & Gratitude Issue
We are excited to share our most recent issue of Transformations: 2021 Impact & Gratitude Issue.
Please click here to view our latest ...
Tuesday August 24th, 2021
L'Shanah Tovah from Alpert JFS
A Rosh Hashanah Message from…
Tuesday August 24th, 2021
"Just-in-Case" Bags Prepared & Delivered to Clients of the Agency
A new Food Pantry Committee at Ferd & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service (Alpert JFS) is launching a pilot project to ensure its existing clients are ready in the event of storms and/or other emergency situations. Committee members include Chair ...
Thursday July 8th, 2021
Young Professionals Meet to Network and Grow Impact
A new undertaking – the Young Professionals Task Force – is breathing new life into idea-generation at Ferd & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service (Alpert JFS)! This is one of many examples of Alpert JFS’ commitment to engaging and ...
Thursday June 24th, 2021
Holocaust Survivor Speaks to Independence Middle School Students
Every Holocaust survivor’s story is different and each experience unique. The testimonies remain powerful and relevant, as they bring history alive beyond books.
Etta O., a client of the Alpert JFS Holocaust Survivors Assistance program, recently shared her ...
Sunday May 30th, 2021
Going Green for Mental Health Awareness and Trauma-informed Care Month
As the county’s leader in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training and dedicated coordinator of its multi-agency county coalition, Ferd & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service (Alpert JFS) proudly helps raise awareness about mental health issues, promotes ...
Monday May 24th, 2021
Movin’ and Groovin’ with M4K
Alpert JFS’ Judith & Jack Rosenberg Mentoring 4 Kids (M4K) program is shaking things up, providing new, interactive activities for its mentors and mentees!
In mid-May, 14 of 16 matches, along with yet-to-be-matched kids and mentors came together online for Game ...
Wednesday April 21st, 2021
Zikaron BaSalon: Opening Hearts and Minds to Holocaust Survivors’ Stories
On Sunday, April 11, five Holocaust Survivors from the Ferd & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service Holocaust Survivors Assistance program were among the speakers who met with groups at temples and organizations to commemorate Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day ...
Thursday April 8th, 2021
Yom HaShoah: Holocaust Remembrance Day
Yom HaShoah is the day all of Israel and Jews around the world commemorate the Holocaust, the six million Jews who perished, and the heroism of Jewish resistance of that period…and survivors. It is a day of great importance – for tradition, continuity, ...