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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, ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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L'Shanah Tovah from Alpert JFS

A Rosh Hashanah Message from…
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"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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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Chanukah Meal Delivery

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Never Again

We invite you to please help us to meet our fundraising goal by serving as a Virtual Host, with a minimum gift of $1,800. You may also elect to serve as a Program Ambassador, with a minimum gift of $180. We hope that our Virtual Hosts and ...
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The Importance of Recreation, Socialization and Life Skills

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Alpert JFS Community Impact

More than 50,000 hours of mental health services.

More than 140,000 visits to ease the lives of Holocaust Survivors.

More than 65,000 hours of companionship, rides and assistance for the elderly.

In excess of 220,000 hours supporting adults with special needs and their families.

Over 7,000 phone calls.

About Alpert Jewish Family Services

Ferd & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service of Palm Beach County, Inc. (Alpert JFS) is a nationally-accredited and recognized leader providing services supporting seniors, adults, children and their families. Serving Palm Beach County since 1974, Alpert JFS is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization with a reputation for delivering high-quality, professional care to help members of the community during challenging times in their lives. Our services address the well-being of children and families, the independence and well-being of older adults, and the optimal quality of life for individuals with special needs. These services include psychiatry; counseling; case management and care coordination; guardianship; a companionship program; domestic abuse services; support groups; specialized services for Holocaust Survivors and premier residential programming for adults with special needs. Our multi-faceted, comprehensive approach to caring for individuals and families is the reason why so many choose Alpert JFS as the place to enhance their well-being and help them thrive. We are home to over 175 skilled professionals, working as one team, in one place, as one family!