Rules of Engagement

Over the past year, our team at Jewish Family & Career Services (JFCS) in Louisville, KY has conducted a deep dive into community engagement best practices. We wanted to be able to answer very specific multigenerational questions that affect our community as well as other mid-size American Jewish communities: How do people become involved in organizations, why do they stay …

JFCS Welcomes the stranger.

  The Courier Journal on 1/11/16 highlighted the annual MOSAIC Awards, which benefits JFCS and recognizes foreign-born talent.  Current worldwide issues have clouded many realities of the positive aspects of immigrants. JFCS experiences reflect the following: We are a nation of immigrants; we can all trace our ancestry back to somewhere else. JFCS has worked with the refugee population for more …

Seasons Newsletter March 2015

March 2015 Jewish Family & Career Services     Our thanks to the Event Committee:  Dr. Diane Tobin and previous honoree, Claudia Peralta-Mudd, are the event co-chairs.  The event committee includes Jeani Bryant, Lynn Cooper, Cindy Daunhauer, Harsha Dronaway, Jane Emke, Debbie Friedman, Jan Glaubinger, Rachel Greenberg, Janet Hodes, Laura Klein, Nancy Laird, Jessica Loving, Melissa Mershon, Carla Bass Miller, …

Seasons Newsletter February 2015

February  2015 Jewish Family & Career Services JFCS will be the host of a fundraising dinner event at the Village Anchor, 11507 Park Road in Anchorage. We need at least 100 people to dine with us on March 8, from 5 – 9 pm, to receive ten percent of the sales of food and drink! The Village Anchor is housed on two floors of the …

Seasons Newsletter January 2015

January 2015 JFCS will be closed January 19th in observance of the MLK holiday. A breakfast buffet for dinner and bingo fun, too!     Eggs-actly what you need in dreary February. Take a break from the daily grind and join friends to toast the beginning of a fresh-squeezed year of promise for JFCS cream of the crop programs, volunteers and clients. Sunday February 8 5 – …

Seasons Newsletter December 2014

December 2014    JFCS offices will be closed:       December 16 at 11:30 am     Annual staff strategic planning retreat      December 25     January 1    Wishing everyone Happy Holidays! JFCS Membership Campaign Underway   If you haven’t already done so, please send in your membership contribution today. You can go to our website to make …

Seasons Newsletter November 2014

November 2014 JFCS Membership Campaign Underway   If you haven’t already done so, please send in your membership contribution today. You can go to our website to make an online contribution. Thank you for your support!   Click here to register online Hanukah Helpers   Driedels are now available for pick up at Temple Shalom and JFCS.   Please help Jewish families …

Seasons Newsletter – October 2014

October 2014       JFCS serves the whole community, but in order to serve, we have to reach the whole community. You can help us. Simply go to our Facebook Page and click the LIKE button. Once you do that, please post a request on your Facebook page to have your friends like us as well. You never know who might …

Seasons Newsletter – September 2014

    September 2014 Keep Up With JFCS – Calendar of Events September 25 – Rosh Hashanah – JFCS closed September 26 – Rosh Hashanah – JFCS closed September 28 – LinkedIn Profile Workshop September 29 – ACT Prep Workshop begins October 6 – Improving Social Skills begins                      (4th & 5th …