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December 07, 2021

JF&CS Young Professionals Leadership Program Makes an Impact

JF&CS Young Professionals Leadership Program Makes an Impact

The JF&CS Tritt Young Professionals Leadership Program has changed the way that people learn about volunteering, and helped to create a community of engaged and empowered young professional volunteers. 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

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 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

October 21, 2021

Vera's Vision

Vera's Vision

Chief Program Officer, Vera Golden, shares her vision for greater service integration and client-centered care. Read More

September 03, 2021

Horwitz Zusman Families Make Children's Mental Health Their Passion Project

Horwitz Zusman Families Make Children's Mental Health Their Passion Project

For the Horwitz and Zusman families, giving is always a family decision. Each member has areas of interest, and they each have a ‘passion project.’ But they all support each other in furthering the cause to make a difference in peoples' lives any… Read More

August 18, 2021

$1 Million Gift from Horwitz Zusman Family Advances JF&CS New Child & Family Center

$1 Million Gift from Horwitz Zusman Family Advances JF&CS New Child & Family Center

ATLANTA (August 18, 2021) – Jewish Family & Career Services (JF&CS) of Atlanta is proud to announce the launch of the new Horwitz Zusman Child & Family Center dedicated to serving children, adolescents, and families in Georgia. The new Center will… Read More

August 02, 2021

New Local Home Sharing Service “HomeShare ATL”  Connects Seniors with Housemates

New Local Home Sharing Service “HomeShare ATL” Connects Seniors with Housemates

ATLANTA (August 2, 2021) – Jewish Family & Career Services (JF&CS) of Atlanta launched HomeShare ATL, a matching service for older adults and home sharers in Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, and Gwinnett counties.   Read More

July 30, 2021

Atlanta One of 32 Cities to Receive Emergency Services for Holocaust Survivors Thanks to National Matching Initiative

Atlanta One of 32 Cities to Receive Emergency Services for Holocaust Survivors Thanks to National Matching Initiative

ATLANTA –July 2021 – As the pandemic passes its year mark, Holocaust survivors across the U.S. continue to face new and renewed daily struggles. Covid-19 has only further exacerbated and enhanced the challenges that this vulnerable population faces.… Read More

July 12, 2021

Give People the Reason and the Chance to Give

July 01, 2021

Rebecca’s Story

Rebecca’s Story

JF&CS gave me my son back. Last summer, my nine-year-old son became moody, withdrawn, and depressed after months of quarantine and social isolation. A friend told me to call JF&CS. I am so glad they did. Read More

June 28, 2021

Jewish Women’s Fund of Atlanta Announces Historic Local Grant to Empower Healthy Relationships for Women

Jewish Women’s Fund of Atlanta Announces Historic Local Grant to Empower Healthy Relationships for Women

Jewish Women’s Fund of Atlanta will award a record-breaking $225,000 to two Jewish organizations selected to work in partnership to create a multi-tiered program to empower women and girls in Atlanta’s Jewish community. Read More

June 01, 2021

Cherie Aviv Continues to Bring Cheer to Holocaust Survivors Throughout the Pandemic

Cherie Aviv Continues to Bring Cheer to Holocaust Survivors Throughout the Pandemic

“I love this mask. It is the only one that fits me,” said a Holocaust survivor who received a cute mask with an apple pattern for the Rosh Hashanah holiday. A survivor’s granddaughter shared, “My grandmother adored the napkins picturing the Seder… Read More

April 23, 2021

Managing the Stress of Finals

Managing the Stress of Finals

It’s hard to think of something more stress-inducing for college students than finals. Even after the year we’ve just had. And it makes sense. Anything we value or find important (like, hopefully, your grades) is going to create some level of… Read More

March 12, 2021

JF&CS Moves the Kosher Food Pantry into Modular Unit to Expand Services Offered

JF&CS Moves the Kosher Food Pantry into Modular Unit to Expand Services Offered

Sunday, March 7, 2021, volunteers gathered in the parking lot at Jewish Family & Career Services Atlanta to help the constantly growing Kosher Food Pantry move to its new home. Read More

March 11, 2021

Terri Bonoff, CEO of JF&CS, Featured on Coffee Connections

Terri Bonoff, CEO of JF&CS, Featured on Coffee Connections

Our own CEO, Terri Bonoff, joined Your Rocktioneer, Seth Weiner, for a discussion about how JF&CS is helping the community. Read More

March 11, 2021

Online Learning Groups Help Seniors Stay Connected

Online Learning Groups Help Seniors Stay Connected

Suzanne Katz highlights a few of the many opportunities for seniors in the community to engage in programs, have social interactions, and maintain a sense of self and purpose during the pandemic. Read More

March 11, 2021

JF&CS Clinician Receives Outstanding Research Award

JF&CS Clinician Receives Outstanding Research Award

Mary Chase Mize, Clinician at JF&CS, was one of two recipients who received 2021 awards for their research and service. Read More

January 28, 2021

A Lasting Legacy: Frances Bunzl Family Trust Gifts $5.6M to  Atlanta Jewish Community 

A Lasting Legacy: Frances Bunzl Family Trust Gifts $5.6M to  Atlanta Jewish Community

ATLANTA (January 28, 2021) – In 1939, shortly after Kristallnacht, 19-year-old Frances Bertha Hamburger escaped Germany and eventually made it to Atlanta. The Jewish community here helped her connect with other European Jewish immigrants. A few… Read More

January 25, 2021

JF&CS Sponsors the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

JF&CS Sponsors the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

JF&CS sponsors a film screening during the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival Read More