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November 03, 2020

Claims Conference Reparations Update

Claims Conference Reparations Update

The Claims Conference recently announced the results of their negotiations with the German Government. The results of the negotiations will benefit many survivors. Read More

November 05, 2020

Giving Tuesday is Dec 1

Giving Tuesday is Dec 1

Please support JF&CS on Giving Tuesday - Dec 1! Every donation helps. Read More

November 23, 2020

Where to give and volunteer in Atlanta during the holidays

Where to give and volunteer in Atlanta during the holidays

The Atlanta Journal Constitution shares several Atlanta non-profits including JF&CS that are helping in the Atlanta area. Read More

November 23, 2020

Kosher Food Pantry and Partners Provide Turkey And all the Fixins!

Kosher Food Pantry and Partners Provide Turkey And all the Fixins!

This Thanksgiving, the Kosher Food Pantry of Jewish Family & Career Services and their partners have covered clients' turkey needs! Read More

November 23, 2020

Our Elder Population Needs Your Help

Our Elder Population Needs Your Help

Older adults feel even more isolated than they have in previous years because of social distancing precautions, which have proven helpful with regards to remaining safe during the pandemic, but also bring underlying issues that negatively affect the… Read More

November 23, 2020

COVID Brings More Loneliness to Seniors

COVID Brings More Loneliness to Seniors

“People need so much support right now that our care management and all of our Aviv Older Adult Services at JF&CS are bulging at the seams because people really are seeking out support for their elders. Especially for people who don’t drive and… Read More

November 23, 2020

Terri Bonoff, CEO of JF&CS, Featured on Podcast

Terri Bonoff, CEO of JF&CS, Featured on Podcast

Brad Cook of Growth Exponential Interviews Terri about the Real Need Campaign and how JF&CS Services are needed more than ever. Read More

November 23, 2020

‘The Big Bang Theory’ star  - with a Ph.D. in Neuroscience - to discuss teen mental health in virtual fundraiser

‘The Big Bang Theory’ star - with a Ph.D. in Neuroscience - to discuss teen mental health in virtual fundraiser

Mayim Bialik, an actress known for her role on the hit sitcom “The Big Bang Theory,” will speak about teen mental health in a Dec. 1 fundraiser for Dunwoody-based Jewish Family & Career Services. Read More

November 23, 2020

Mayim Bialik Stars in JF&CS Teen Program

Mayim Bialik Stars in JF&CS Teen Program

Mayim Bialik, an actress known for her role on the hit sitcom “The Big Bang Theory,” will speak about teen mental health in a Dec. 1 fundraiser for Dunwoody-based Jewish Family & Career Services.“This isolation has magnified everything, our finest… Read More

November 23, 2020

Dunwoody Grants $400,000 through the Vulnerable Population Program To Eight Nonprofits

Dunwoody Grants $400,000 through the Vulnerable Population Program To Eight Nonprofits

The Dunwoody City Council unanimously approved CARES Act funding for eight not-for-profit organizations assisting vulnerable residents. Read More

November 24, 2020

Thoughts and Prayers for Thanksgiving

Thoughts and Prayers for Thanksgiving

"The Jewish world accommodates a pretty big tent: We pray, study, and celebrate within a framework of established denominations; and our community reflects a wide diversity of beliefs, philosophies and backgrounds. I’m thinking about this as we head… Read More

November 25, 2020

Hanukkah Torah Teaching with Rabbi Judith Beiner

Hanukkah Torah Teaching with Rabbi Judith Beiner

These months of the pandemic have presented the Jewish (and other faith) communities with stark challenges to our usual ways of gathering.   It is very hard to feel a sense of spirituality and connection without being physically present with others. Read More