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Learn more about how Alpert JFS is serving our community’s children, adults, seniors, Holocaust survivors and people with disabilities.

FREE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP ON “FINDING MEANINGFUL AND GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT” FOR PERSONS WITH A DISABILITY FROM MELVIN J. & CLAIRE LEVINE LIFEPLANNINGTM PROGRAM

September 21, 2020 – Florida Department of Education Vocational Rehabilitation gets to work to provide employment information for family and caregivers.

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LOCAL HOCKEY FANS TAKE THEIR PLACE IN VIRTUAL BLEACHERS FOR ALPERT JFS ONLINE EVENT WITH JEWISH FORMER NHL PLAYER MIKE HARTMAN

September 17, 2020 – Alpert JFS shoots and scores, with an entertaining Q&A with former NHL Player Mike Hartman!

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FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE CELEBRATES THE POWER OF VOLUNTEERS, HONORING THEIR DEDICATION AND CONTRIBUTIONS

September 16, 2020 – Alpert JFS celebrates the power, dedication, and contributions of volunteers!

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ALPERT JFS KOSHER FOOD PANTRY PROVIDING ROSH HASHANAH BASKETS TO LOCAL CLIENTS IN NEED

September 9, 2020 – Alpert JFS Kosher Food Pantry providing traditional holiday meals to clients in need.

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ALPERT JFS DIRECTOR OF GUARDIANSHIP DR. PAM WIENER APPOINTED TO FLORIDA STATE GUARDIANSHIP ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

September 2, 2020 – Florida State Guardianship Association Board of Directors Gains Expertise of Dr. Pam Wiener, Alpert JFS Director of Guardianship.

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THREE LOCAL JEWISH NON-PROFITS JOIN FORCES TO DELIVER ROSH HASHANAH MEALS TO SENIORS

August 27, 2020 – A trio of local Jewish communal organizations bring the warmth and taste of Rosh Hashanah to those less fortunate in coordinated effort.

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GRANT FROM TD CHARITABLE FOUNDATION ENABLES FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE TO EXPAND “COPING WITH OUR NEW REALITY” VIRTUAL SUPPORT GROUPS WITH NEW PILOT PROGRAM REACHING SIX LOCAL GATED COMMUNITIES

August 26, 2020 – Alpert JFS’ “Coping with our New Reality” workshops welcomed into targeted neighborhoods.

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HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS LEARN ZOOM TO ATTEND MONTHLY VIRTUAL SOCIALIZATION EVENTS

August 20, 2020 – Our Holocaust survivors are attending their socialization events online!

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FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE PRESENTS FREE ONLINE EVENT: “GOAL TO GOAL” WITH FORMER NHL PLAYER MIKE HARTMAN ON SEPTEMBER 15, 2020

August 18, 2020 – Alpert JFS Scores Jewish Former NHL Player Mike Hartman for Online Event!

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FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE ACHIEVES “EXCELLENCE LEVEL” IN NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT ACCREDITATION FROM NONPROFITS FIRST

August 17, 2020 – A noteworthy accomplishment from a leader in quality and accountability oversight.

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FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE CLINICAL DIRECTOR AND LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST TO FACILITATE VIRTUAL TELEMENTAL HEALTH TRAINING SESSIONS FOR NETWORK OF JEWISH HUMAN SERVICE AGENCIES MEMBERS

August 13, 2020 – With TeleMental Health counseling here to stay, Alpert JFS clinicians share useful information with practitioners.

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INCREASE IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SPURS FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE’S ONGOING ONLINE SUPPORT GROUP FOR WOMEN IN HIGH CONFLICT RELATIONSHIPS, BEGINNING AUGUST 13, 2020

July 29, 2020 – Alpert JFS is here to support domestic abuse victims with a new ongoing support group.

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ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE OFFERS “COPING WITH OUR NEW REALITY: SOCIAL DISTANCING WITHOUT ISOLATION” EXCLUSIVE ONLINE PRESENTATIONS FOR COMMUNITY, NON-PROFIT AND RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS

July 15, 2020 – Available to residential communities, non-profits and religious organizations: a private session to assist with coping with our new reality.

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FREE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP ON “HOME AND COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH A DISABILITY” TO BE PRESENTED BY MELVIN J. & CLAIRE LEVINE LIFEPLANNINGTM PROGRAM

July 13, 2020 – Melvin J. & Claire Levine LifePlanningTM Program delivers a free virtual workshop with ADRC and DCF to discuss Home and Community Based Services for Persons with Disabilities.

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ZELDA MASON APPOINTED PRESIDENT AND BOARD CHAIR OF FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE AND MELVIN J. & CLAIRE LEVINE JEWISH RESIDENTIAL & FAMILY SERVICE

July 1, 2020 – We welcome Alpert JFS & Levine JRFS  2020-2021 President and Board Chair Zelda Mason, whose life lessons fueled her passion for philanthropy.

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FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE AND MELVIN J. & CLAIRE LEVINE JEWISH RESIDENTIAL & FAMILY SERVICE VIRTUAL ANNUAL MEETING HIGHLIGHTS “WE ARE HERE/ WE’LL BE THERE” THEME

June 30, 2020 – Information, entertainment and fun were in attendance at the Alpert JFS Levine JRFS virtual Annual Meeting.

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THE LORD’S PLACE LEARNS ABOUT “COPING WITH OUR NEW REALITY: SOCIAL DISTANCING WITHOUT ISOLATION” IN AN EXCLUSIVE VIRTUAL PRESENTATION BY FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE

June 25, 2020 – Alpert JFS is helping people cope with the challenges of COVID-19 — individuals and larger groups.

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FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE TO HOLD 2020 ANNUAL MEETING VIRTUALLY ON MONDAY, JUNE 29, 2020

June 10, 2020 – Our Annual Meeting is like a family reunion; join us to learn what’s “relative” at Alpert JFS/Levine JRFS!

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WHO IS CARING FOR HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC?

June 4, 2020 – Alpert JFS and Rales JFS continues to care for South Florida’s Holocaust survivors during pandemic.

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FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE AND THE KIND KITCHEN OF PALM BEACH FORM PARTNERSHIP TO FEED THE AGENCY’S MOST VULNERABLE CLIENTS DURING COVID-19

May 4, 2020 – Alpert JFS and The Kind Kitchen Spread kindness During COVID-19, with meals to our most vulnerable seniors.

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FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE RECEIVES
ADDITIONAL GRANT FUNDING AND EMERGENCY AID FOR LIFE-SAVING ASSISTANCE TO HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS

April 30, 2020 – Thanks to advanced grant money and a matching fund initiative, Alpert JFS can do even more for our Holocaust Survivors.

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“COPING WITH OUR NEW REALITY: PARENT EDITION” ADDED TO
FREE VIRTUAL SUPPORT GROUPS OFFERED BY FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE

April 28, 2020 – A virtual support group to help parents navigate living, working and teaching from home.

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FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE OBSERVES YOM HASHOAH (HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY)

April 27, 2020 – Yom Hashoah: a time of remembrance, reflection, and reaching out.

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MELVIN J. & CLAIRE LEVINE LIFEPLANNING PROGRAM OFFERS FREE “CARING FOR THE CAREGIVER” ONLINE WORKSHOP FOR THOSE LOOKING AFTER SOMEONE WITH A DISABILITY

April 24, 2020 – Caregivers need to take care of themselves so they can efficiently and effectively take care of others!

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FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE “GETS THEIR GREEN ON” TO SHINE A LIGHT ON MENTAL HEALTH DURING MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS AND TRAUMA-INFORMED CARE MONTH

April 23, 2020 – Color our world with care, concern and green during Mental Health Awareness and Trauma-Informed Care Month!

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FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE PROVIDES FREE VIRTUAL SUPPORT GROUPS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

April 17, 2020 – Alpert JFS is here for you during COVID-19 with support groups to meet community needs.

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VIRTUAL TECHNOLOGY CONNECTS COMMUNITY FOR FREE WORKSHOP ON THE ABLE ACT THROUGH THE MELVIN J. & CLAIRE LEVINE LIFEPLANNINGTM PROGRAM OF FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE

April 14, 2020 – The ABLE Act helps persons with a disability Achieve a Better Life Experience!

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DONATIONS NEEDED FOR FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE COVID-19 EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND TO MEET UNPRECEDENTED COMMUNITY CHALLENGES

April 8, 2020 – Support those struggling with a donation to the Alpert JFS COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund.

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PASSOVER MEALS DELIVERED TO HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS AS FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE PARTNERS WITH THE KIND KITCHEN OF PALM BEACH AND A TEAM OF VOLUNTEERS

April 7, 2020 – Non-profit partners provide Passover meals for local Holocaust survivors.

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VIRTUAL TECHNOLOGY ENABLES CAREGIVERS OF THE DISABLED TO PARTICIPATE IN
FREE LEGAL WORKSHOP THROUGH THE MELVIN J. & CLAIRE LEVINE LIFEPLANNING™ PROGRAM

April 2, 2020 – Every cloud has a silver lining: LifePlanning™ Workshop for Legal Planning “Zoomed” Ahead!

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REACH OUT TO ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE’S “CHAI LINE” FOR SUPPORTIVE SERVICES DURING CHALLENGING COVID-19 CRISIS

March 31, 2020 – The professionals of Alpert JFS’ CHAI LINE continue to Answer the Call during the COVID-19 crisis.

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FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS TO ENJOY PASSOVER MEAL DELIVERY THANKS TO NON-PROFIT PARTNER THE KIND KITCHEN OF PALM BEACH AND A TEAM OF VOLUNTEERS

March 26, 2020 – Alpert JFS partners with The Kind Kitchen of Palm Beach to provide Passover meals to Holocaust survivors.

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AMIDST COVID-19: MISSION TO HELP PEOPLE DURING CHALLENGING TIMES REMAINS PARAMOUNT AT FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE

March 24, 2020 – Alpert JFS is open for business during the COVID-19 Pandemic, remaining true to its mission of serving the community

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DR. JENNIFER ASHTON SPEAKS VIA SATELLITE AT FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE INAUGURAL “ROAD TO RESILIENCE” LUNCHEON

March 16, 2020 – Humans are resilient creatures! Our indomitable spirits help us connect, cope and regain confidence after set-backs.

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CHILD HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR RECALLS PAINFUL MEMORIES AT THE GREENE SCHOOL TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN STUDENTS’ LIVES

March 10, 2020 – “Never Again” eclipses painful memories of Holocaust survivors sharing their stories with schoolchildren.

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16th ANNUAL NO EXCUSE FOR ABUSE LUNCHEON DRAWS CARING CROWD TO HELP FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JFS END THE CYCLE OF ABUSE IN ALL ITS FORMS

February 26, 2020 – The community of the Greater Palm Beaches is intent on wiping out abuse in all its forms, as our recent NEFA Luncheon showed.

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FUNDING FROM BOYNTON BEACH MAYOR’S COMMUNITY SUPPORT FUND TO BENEFIT THE JUDITH & JACK ROSENBERG MENTORING 4 KIDS PROGRAM

February 26, 2020 – M4K is making a mark on the City of Boynton Beach. Read about the beginning of our beautiful relationship.

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FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE MARKS 25 YEARS PROVIDING SERVICES TO HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS

Feb. 24, 2020 – We’re proud to be the leading agency helping survivors of the Shoah. Always have been…always will be!

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ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES BAKED AND BROKE BREAD TOGETHER AT INCLUSIVE SOCIAL EVENT IN BOYNTON BEACH

Feb. 23, 2020 – Someone’s in the kitchen with Alpert JFS…30 adults with disabilities, who came out to bake challah at the first-ever inclusive Mega Challah Bake!

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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR JEWISH COLLEGE STUDENTS THROUGH FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE

Feb. 19, 2020 – You’re not alone in financing your educational aspirations; take advantage of accessible support.

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FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE RECOGNIZES JACK & JUDITH ROSENBERG MENTORING 4 KIDS PROGRAM VOLUNTEER MENTORS

Feb. 10, 2020 – Mentees and parents showed appreciation for the mentors who provide support and friendship to enrich the lives of children.

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