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November 01, 2021

A Chat with Matt: Resilience After Tragedy

A Chat with Matt: Resilience After Tragedy

Matt Logelin talks candidly to us about life and loss, the magic of unpredictability, and the resilience of the human spirit. Read More

November 02, 2021

Oral Surgeon Chose Dental Career After Volunteering at Ben Massell Dental Clinic

Oral Surgeon Chose Dental Career After Volunteering at Ben Massell Dental Clinic

Dr. Michael Rosenthal loves being an oral surgeon. He was initially thinking of other forms of medicine, and then went to talk to a family friend. Dr. Joel Adler, who was an oral surgeon allowed Michael to shadow him for a day. He took him to the… Read More

November 08, 2021

Play Therapy Isn’t Just for Fun

Play Therapy Isn’t Just for Fun

Play is the natural language for children. It’s how children learn to communicate, gain social skills, express decision making and explore how to adapt to an environment. So, it makes sense that play could be incorporated into child therapy. Read More

November 12, 2021

Career Tips: How to Answer “Tell Me About Yourself”

Career Tips: How to Answer “Tell Me About Yourself”

How do we handle an open-ended question like this, without rambling about irrelevant details? Read More

November 16, 2021

The Benefits of JF&CS’ Estrangement Group 

The Benefits of JF&CS’ Estrangement Group

For most, family is a source of stability and love, and a relationship that can always be depended on. However, for some, family relationships can be complex and even difficult. And for a rare few, family relationships can become so strained that… Read More

November 16, 2021

Havinagala: Party for PAL at Punch Bowl Social

Havinagala: Party for PAL at Punch Bowl Social

Start 2022 off right with the best party of the year, Havinagala! Socialize, play awesome games, and enjoy dinner and drinks at Punch Bowl Social with friends. Now celebrating its 32nd year, Havinagala is the largest Jewish young adult fundraiser in… Read More

November 17, 2021

Inspired Giving: Sheryl Blechner

Inspired Giving: Sheryl Blechner

“When you are fortunate, you have a responsibility to give back,” Sheryl Blechner recalled being taught this by her mother, Rita Speer. "It is something my sisters and I have tried to pass on to our children as well," she said. Read More

November 17, 2021

JF&CS Career Services: Helping Community Members Achieve Their Dream Careers

JF&CS Career Services: Helping Community Members Achieve Their Dream Careers

When the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the country in March 2021, many in metro Atlanta found themselves losing careers they had spent years building in just the blink of an eye. Others had to try and make the best of the usual life challenges in… Read More

November 22, 2021

Hanukkah: Lighting Up The Dark

Hanukkah: Lighting Up The Dark

While our practices and beliefs differ, "lighting up the darkness” is common to all of our winter celebrations. Read More

November 30, 2021

Community of Giving a Success!

Community of Giving a Success!

Thank you to all who joined us for Community of Giving. More than 400 supporters bought tickets to join us on Tuesday to hear Matt Logelin’s story of heartbreak and resilience. Thank you to Dr. Matthew Bernstein for you thoughtful interview of Matt. Read More

November 30, 2021

Eight Tzedakah Ideas for Hanukkah Time

Eight Tzedakah Ideas for Hanukkah Time

Hanukkah is now a time of giving. Many families continue the tradition of giving tips, presents and gelt, but also a tradition of giving tzedakah. So, in honor of our eight days of Hanukkah, JF&CS would like to present eight ways our community can… Read More