This weekend Congregation Kol Ami in Elkins Park, along with Jewish Family and Children’s Service, hosts “Kindness Counts: Beyond the Gender Boxes, Embracing Transgender and Nonbinary Jews and Allies in the Mishkan.”
LOWER MERION, Pa. (CBS) – People with the “Baking A Difference” program bake challah every other week in the kitchen by JFCS
The challahs are freshly baked (the best kind), come in a variety of flavors from chocolate chip to rosemary and garlic, and are baked thanks to those involved with STEP-Up (Supportive Training and Employment Program)…
More than 150 Holocaust Survivors from Greater Philadelphia participated in an annual event to celebrate Liberation Day: the end to Hitler’s 3rd Reich.
WYNNEWOOD, Pa. (WPVI) — Local survivors of the holocaust connected with each other at an event in Wynnewood Tuesday.
“There’s that sustainability factor, making sure everyone feels comfortable and safe in their environment,” he said. “And then there’s getting out, being a part of something. One of the greatest mitzvot — the commandments — that we have on Passover is to tell the story.”
Kahn is able to share his story with more than 70 other Holocaust survivors and their guests who attended the fifth annual Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia pre-Passover seder.
JFCS’ Holocaust Support Program helps to ensure that those who lived under Nazi rule during World War II are cared for with compassion and respect.
According to Goldstein, the focus inside the complex will be around group services, community-building and “helping those that are most isolated because of their life challenges make connections in the community.
In its 160-year history, Jewish Family and Children Services has assisted countless individuals and families in the Philadelphia area, including Main Line communities, at every stage of life.