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Holocaust Survivors Enjoy Social Time, Commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Alpert JFS Holocaust team, with help from Amicable Homecare, produced a beautiful Eat & Schmooze social for over 50 of our Russian and Ukrainian survivors. With the conference room fully outfitted in winter wonderland decorations, survivors sang and danced to Russian-based, live music provided by Sheila’s Music!  We also took a moment during the event to recognize International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which occurs on Friday, January 27. WPTV/NBC was there to capture the moment. Click the box below to […] https://www.alpertjfs.org/holocaust-survivors-enjoy-social-time-commemorate-international-holocaust-remembrance-day/

Mentoring 4 Kids Featured on WPTV and WFLX

Thank you WPTV/NBC and WFLX/FOX for airing these segments about the Alpert JFS Mentoring 4 Kids program!  Click the box below to watch the video. If you are interested in becoming a Mentoring 4 Kids volunteer, please call (561) 684-1991 or CLICK HERE to visit the Mentoring 4 Kids page on our website. https://www.alpertjfs.org/mentoring-4-kids-featured-on-wptv-and-wflx/

Shear Family Foundation Renews Support of AJFS Food Insecurity Initiatives

Alpert Jewish Family Service is pleased to announce we’ve received a second $250,000 grant from the Shear Family Foundation to help fund the expansion of our food insecurity initiatives. The funds will be used for the operations of the expanded food pantry and wraparound services we will provide at the new Alpert JFS Enrichment Center in Boynton Beach. The generous support of the Shear Family Foundation will help further Alpert JFS’s efforts to end food insecurity among the ALICE (Asset-Limited, […] https://www.alpertjfs.org/shear-family-foundation-renews-support-of-ajfs-food-insecurity-initiatives/

Lifestyle Magazine Features Mariel Hemingway Interview, Previews No Excuse for Abuse

Thank you to Lifestyle Magazine, which just published this wonderful four-page spread interview with Mariel Hemingway, featured speaker at the Alpert JFS 19th Annual No Excuse for Abuse Evening, February 5, 2023 at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach. Click on any of the images below to read the story. Click here for more information and to register for the 19th Annual No Excuse for Abuse Evening!  https://www.alpertjfs.org/lifestyle-magazine-features-mariel-hemingway-interview-previews-no-excuse-for-abuse/

VIDEO: Holocaust Survivors Enjoy Chanukah-Themed “Eat & Schmooze”

Over 40 Holocaust survivors gathered to celebrate Chanukah with festive food, music, and a little dancing! Our second in-person “Eat & Schmooze” social took place on December 14 at Temple Shaarei Shalom in Boynton Beach. Click the box below to watch the video!  Click here to learn more about how Alpert JFS supports serves Holocaust survivors in Palm Beach County. https://www.alpertjfs.org/video-holocaust-survivors-enjoy-chanukah-themed-eat-schmooze/

Jewish Voice Previews 19th Annual No Excuse for Abuse

The following preview story about the 19th Annual No Excuse for Abuse Evening appeared in the November issue of The Jewish Voice. For more information and to register for the event, please click here For the 19th consecutive year, Ferd & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service of Palm Beach County will host its highly regarded No Excuse for Abuse event, which will feature Academy award-nominated actor, author, and mental health advocate Mariel Hemingway. Being held in person after two years […] https://www.alpertjfs.org/jewish-voice-previews-19th-annual-no-excuse-for-abuse/

Haven Palm Beach Art Gallery Preview

Thank you to friends of the agency who joined us at the Haven Palm Beach Art Gallery for an exclusive preview of the artwork and photography of two talented, local artists Hope Kahn-Hoffman & Elisa Tenenbaum. It was a wonderful evening benefiting the incredible work of Alpert JFS. https://www.alpertjfs.org/haven-palm-beach-art-gallery-preview/

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 […] https://www.alpertjfs.org/video-wptv-captures-heartwarming-thanksgiving-meal-delivery/

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. https://www.alpertjfs.org/photo-gallery-holocaust-survivors-honored-with-medals/

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 […] https://www.alpertjfs.org/living-proof-that-mentors-matter-meet-lyndora-frazier-new-director-of-mentoring-4-kids/
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