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March 07, 2023

A Delicious Way to Celebrate Inclusion

A Delicious Way to Celebrate Inclusion

February was Jewish Disability, Awareness, Acceptance, and Inclusion Month, and in honor of JDAIM, JF&CS hosted its 4th Annual Kugel Cookoff and Disability 101 Training on February 23. JF&CS Community Access Group Program Manager, Abby Frantz spoke… Read More

March 13, 2023

Judy's Journey: Something had to give

Judy's Journey: Something had to give

Surviving breast cancer was just the beginning of the steep downward slope that took "Judy" from the ideal life to a deep state of despair. JF&CS licensed psychotherapist Nicky Albert described the first few sessions with Judy as "an outpouring of… Read More

March 13, 2023

The Hogeweyk Way: Improving Quality of Life at The Dementia Village

The Hogeweyk Way: Improving Quality of Life at The Dementia Village

What can a town in The Netherlands teach us about how to treat people with dementia? Deborah Zisholtz, Director of Aviv Older Adult Services, and Georgia Gunter, Geriatric Care Manager, recently traveled to The Netherlands to find out when they… Read More

March 14, 2023

Purim to Passover Food Drive in Full Swing

Purim to Passover Food Drive in Full Swing

Join the Atlanta Jewish community and donate food items to the JF&CS Food Pantry. Let’s fill the shelves with mitzvot! Please bring food donations to your synagogue, school, or to JF&CS and help us fill the Kosher Food Pantry. Read More

March 23, 2023

The Mother-Daughter Project at JF&CS

The Mother-Daughter Project at JF&CS

The Mother-Daughter Project, in partnership with Jewish Women's Fund of Atlanta, and led by Rebecca Brown, LCSW and Outreach & Prevention Social Worker for Shalom Bayit aims to create a proactive support network for moms and daughters as they… Read More

March 29, 2023

Bubbeleh, Brain Health Bootcamp, and Bows

Bubbeleh, Brain Health Bootcamp, and Bows

Stories of connection happen often with JF&CS, but it’s not every day we hear of one that ties a dog, a mitzvah, the Kosher Food Pantry, and JFS Seattle together with a Renterpieces bow. Read More

March 30, 2023

JF&CS Launches Be Well Atlanta Initiative

JF&CS Launches Be Well Atlanta Initiative

Jewish Family and Career Services (JF&CS) today announced it has received a $500,000 matching grant from the Zalik Foundation to help address the growing teen mental health needs through a new Jewish Atlanta mental health and wellness program. The… Read More

March 30, 2023

JF&CS receives Top Workplaces Award from Atlanta Journal Constitution Two Years Running

JF&CS receives Top Workplaces Award from Atlanta Journal Constitution Two Years Running

Jewish Family & Career Services has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2023 honor by Atlanta Journal-Constitution Top Workplaces. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement… Read More