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 (April 7-8 2021).  The Zikaron BaSalon (Hebrew for “Memories in the Living Room”) events, a part of the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County’s ISRAELDAYS 2021, were reimagined this year, took place not in living rooms, as in years past, but […] https://www.alpertjfs.org/zikaron-basalon-opening-hearts-and-minds-to-holocaust-survivors-stories/

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, connection, and familiarity with all that is meaningful. We have, and will continue to remember – for ourselves and for future generations. It has never been more important to make history relevant. . .to care and share […] https://www.alpertjfs.org/yom-hashoah-holocaust-remembrance-day/

Two Initiatives Bring Passover Meals to the Homebound and Holocaust Survivors

Approximately 60 volunteers from The Kind Kitchen of Palm Beach, the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach county’s Jewish Volunteer Center, and Ferd & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service prepped, packaged, and delivered 500 meals for the Passover holiday, with some very special surprises! Drivers navigated throughout Palm Beach County, making deliveries in masks and gloves, practicing social distancing. They safely dropped off festive, traditional meals (gefilte fish and horseradish, salad, chicken, brisket, kugel {a baked casserole side dish}, tzimmes {a […] https://www.alpertjfs.org/two-initiatives-bring-passover-meals-to-the-homebound-and-holocaust-survivors/
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