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VIDEO: WPTV Captures Heartwarming Thanksgiving Meal Delivery

Yesterday, volunteers with the Kosher Food Pantry of Alpert Jewish Family Service delivered 130 Thanksgiving meals to friends and neighbors in need throughout Palm Beach County. These included families with young children, homebound seniors, and Holocaust survivors. WPTV was there to capture Marion Shubert’s gratitude as volunteer John Delahunt delivered her meal. According to Alpert JFS Director of Volunteer Leadership & Food Insecurity Belinda Lasky, this year’s TG deliveries nearly tripled from last year, meaning the need for the services […]

Photo Gallery: Holocaust Survivors Honored with Medals

Here are more amazing photos of our Holocaust Survivors with their Commemorative Medals in both Palm Beach and Martin Counties. It’s been a powerful and moving experience for the Holocaust Assistance Program’s care managers to present these to the survivors. The medals commemorate Holocaust Survivor Day which Alpert JFS celebrated June 26 with over 60 survivors at Temple Shaari Shalom in Boynton Beach. Click here for more information about the Holocaust Survivor Assistance Program at Alpert JFS or call 561-684-1991.

Living Proof That Mentors Matter: Meet Lyndora Frazier, New Director of Mentoring 4 Kids

It’s often said, “it takes a village to raise a child.” And nobody knows this better than Lyndora Frazier, who was recently promoted to Director of the Judith & Jack Rosenberg Mentoring 4 Kids Program at Alpert Jewish Family Service. “There are many people from all different stages of my life who’ve mentored and inspired me to be the person I am today,” she says. “I am still in touch with many of those individuals. This is the spirit behind […]

Congratulations to Dr. Elaine Rotenberg for 30 Years with Alpert JFS!

Congratulations to our Chief Clinical and Impact Officer Dr. Elaine Rotenberg for 30 years with Alpert JFS! We gathered to surprise her earlier this week with a celebration of her leadership, wisdom, and dedication to the agency. Plus she received her coveted anniversary mug!

Making it Home for the High Holidays

Alan is a 92-year-old widower who dreams of moving to Israel. “Although I was born in Brooklyn, New York, and have lived in many places throughout the world, Israel is where my heart is,” he says. Unfortunately, Alan is barely surviving in South Florida. He supplements his meager monthly social security income with multiple credit cards. After he lost his wife, he also lost his home and resorted to living in his car. Fortunately, a local Chabad provided Alan with […]

Alpert JFS Staff Wears Purple in Support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

In support of #DomesticViolenceAwarenssMonth, the Alpert JFS staff wore purple last week to raise awareness of Domestic Violence. Domestic violence doesn’t discriminate; it can happen in every community, and victims can be any gender, race, or socioeconomic status. #Every1KnowsSome1 who has been impacted by domestic violence. We all play a role in ending domestic violence and supporting survivors. To be able to support survivors and prevent domestic violence in the future, we all need to normalize talking about it openly and candidly. Domestic violence thrives in silence.

VIDEO: High Holiday Food Drives A Success

A big thank you to all of the temples and Hadassahs that held food drives during the High Holidays to benefit the Alpert JFS Kosher Food Pantries in West Palm Beach and Boynton Beach. Temple Beth Am Temple Beth David Temple Israel Temple Emanu-El Temple Judea Temple Shaarei Shalom Temple Torat Emet Dorot Bat Gurion Hadassah of Palm Beach County Gesher Hadassah at Ponte Vecchio Simcha Hadassah at Aberdeen Coral Lakes Women’s Club Temple Beth Am arrived with a 15-foot […]

Transformations Magazine: Impact & Gratitude Report 2021-2022

Click Read Now to see The Impact & Gratitude edition of our Transformations Magazine! In this issue: Read personal stories of impact that highlight our award-winning services and programs. Board Member Jason DelGrosso shares what supporting Alpert JFS means to him. Learn how we continue to combat Food Insecurity in our community. Getings from our new President & Board Chair Gary Hoffman and CEO Marc Hopin.

Please Help Our Neighbors In Need With A Gift To The Hurricane Ian Emergency Relief Fund

Dear Friends & Neighbors, As we write this message, we see the sun beginning to reveal itself from behind the storm clouds. Our staff is busy responding to calls made to our Community Access Life Line (C.A.L.L.) Service, swiftly getting our friends and neighbors the help and support they need. We are proactively checking in with our clients and with anyone that recently received food from our pantries. We also reached out to fellow Jewish Family Service agencies throughout Florida […]

L’Shanah Tovah–Happy New Year!

In just a few days, the Jewish community will celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. We will hear the blasts of the shofar, eat sweet apples and honey, and gather in each other’s homes to give the gifts of renewal and hope. We will all share in the blessings of the year to come. Ferd & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service honors the Rosh Hashanah holiday with acts of resolve and resilience and takes part in the Jewish value of Tikkun Olam (repairing the world) including: Distributing baskets decorated […]
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