Alpert JFS Remembers Claire Levine z”l

Dear Friends & Neighbors, It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the passing of Claire Levine z”l one of the leaders of this Jewish community and namesake of our Melvin J. & Claire Levine Jewish Residential & Family Service. Fearlessly independent, yet humble and modest, Claire was committed to making the wider Jewish community as inclusive and welcoming as possible to those with disabilities. She did this because she believed that every individual, regardless of ability, […]

Federation’s mosaic: Alpert JFS Addressing Mental Health Needs of Our Community

Alpert JFS CEO Marc Hopin and Chief Clinical and Impact Officer Dr. Elaine Rotenberg guest on the latest edition of Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County’s TV news magazine mosaic. They discuss how Alpert JFS is addressing the rising need for mental health services in our community. In addition, the episode also features an interview with 19th Annual No Excuse for Abuse guest speaker Mariel Hemingway. Click the image below to watch now!  If you would like more information about the variety […]

Watch Us Sunday, Feb. 26 on Federation TV Program mosaic

“What we work really hard to do is to realize that we sometimes only have one touch with somebody. We sometimes get one phone call, and then it’s our job to…get somebody to all of the pieces of help that they might need.” — Dr. Elaine Rotenberg, AJFS Chief Clinical and Impact Officer. This Sunday, February 26, mosaic speaks with Alpert JFS CEO Marc Hopin and Chief Clinical and Impact Officer Dr. Elaine Rotenberg about the concern over rising mental health […]

Holocaust Survivors Share Stories with Limestone Creek 5th Graders

Last week, three of our Holocaust survivors, Evelyn Grapek, Marie Steinaway, and Alex Metzger, visited Limestone Creek Elementary School in Jupiter to share their stories with nearly 200 fifth-grade students. Alpert JFS volunteer Joanne Baseman created the program at Limestone nearly 10 years ago, for students to meet and talk with local Holocaust survivors, hear their stories, and have the chance to ask questions. Joanne taught at Limestone for over 30 years, before retiring in 2018. “I want to continue […]

Discussing the Importance of Mental Health Programs in Tallahassee

February 8th was Behavioral Health Day at the State Capital. Together, Alpert Jewish Family Service, Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services, Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County, JFS of Broward County, and Jewish Community Services of South Florida traveled to Tallahassee and met with local state representatives and senators to discuss the importance of funding mental health programs in our community. Thank you to State Senators Shevrin Jones, Lori Berman, Gayle Harrell, Tina Polsky, and Florida Representative Peggy-Gossett-Seidman for […]

Raising more than $568,000, this year’s 19th Annual No Excuse for Abuse Evening surpassed the fundraising for any previous event in the agency’s history.

Thank you to all who joined us on Sunday, February 5, for our 19th Annual No Excuse for Abuse Evening at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. Nearly 400 guests came together to celebrate the life-changing impact of Ferd & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service (Alpert JFS) and Melvin J. & Claire Levine Jewish Residential & Family Service. To date, the event has raised more than $568,000, surpassing the fundraising for any previous event in our agency’s […]

Mazel Tov to our 10th Annual No Excuse for Abuse Poster & Poetry Contest Winners

For the past ten years, the KOLOT committee (Kolot means “voices” in Hebrew), the outreach arm of the Alpert JFS Domestic Abuse program, has spearheaded an annual outreach initiative–the poster and poetry contest for Jewish students in grades K through 12 from our local schools, synagogues, and Chabads. Students’ creative submissions highlight the issues of bullying, self-esteem, and healthy relationships. This year we received a record 103 submissions from Boynton Beach to Jupiter! Thank you to each participant from the […]
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