Remembering and Bearing Witness

Last month, there was a fair bit of coverage marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Less attention has been given to the challenges elderly Holocaust survivors face today as a result of the trauma they endured as children. “Alexi” is one such survivor in our Louisville community. During World War II, before …

Jewish Family and Career Services Receives Funds for Groundbreaking Holocaust Survivor Care

Jewish Family & Career Services (JFCS) is proud to announce it was selected to receive a grant from the Jewish Federations of North America through the Center for Advancing Holocaust Survivor Care. When combined with matching funds, this award will enable $42,708.00 in new programming for Survivors. The Jewish Federations of North America launched the Center for Advancing Holocaust Survivor …