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Why Should You Become a Volunteer?

This article was written by Belinda Lasky, Director of Volunteer Leadership at Alpert Jewish Family Service Volunteer.  The word alone evokes the image of a noble individual who gives his or her time to help others, shares expertise in a field, and serves as an active member of a community.  Nonprofit organizations like Alpert Jewish Family Service and Levine Jewish Residential Family Service rely on the dedication of volunteers to support others and act as agency representatives. Studies have shown […] https://www.alpertjfs.org/why-volunteer/

Alpert Jewish Family Service Commemorates Holocaust Survivors on 75th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation Day

Letter from Marc Hopin, CEO Alpert Jewish Family Service  Today, January 27, 2020, is the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp. Auschwitz, located in Poland, was the largest concentration camp constructed by Nazi Germany. Studies estimate that 1.3 million people were deported to Auschwitz, where the Nazis murdered 1.1 million of them. There were only 7,000 people in Auschwitz when the Russian army arrived because, in the weeks before the liberation, the Germans forced 60,000 prisoners […] https://www.alpertjfs.org/auschwitz-liberation-day/

Alpert JFS Holocaust Survivor Client Celebrates 98th Birthday

One of Alpert Jewish Family Service’s Holocaust survivor clients, Horace, turned 98 years old. 75 years after Auschwitz, Horace is here at Alpert JFS’ Eat & Schmooze lunch, spending time socializing with other survivors and the caring Alpert JFS staff. Happy Birthday, Horace! This is one of 29 socialization events that we host each year for our Holocaust survivors. Horace is just one of 300 Holocaust survivors that is served by Alpert Jewish Family Service. No agency in our community […] https://www.alpertjfs.org/alpert-jfs-holocaust-survivor-client-celebrates-98th-birthday/
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