Member Agency News

Israel Elwyn

In an ongoing effort to create more compassionate and effective care for people with intellectual disability, Israel Elwyn (IE) partnered with Hadassah School of Nursing (Hebrew University) and Hadassah Medical Center Ein Kerem earlier this month to present a conference entitled "Making the ER Accessible." Learn more here

JFS Silicon Valley

Mindy Berkowitz, CEO of Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley was featured on NPR in, "Trump Administration Denies Asylum To Some 100 Iranian Christians." The topic of this piece will aid in the advocacy for refugee applicants from Iran who are stuck in Vienna. Learn more at the Inaugural NJHSA Conference in April. 

JFCS Atlanta

Jewish Family & Career Services of Atlanta and Camp Twin Lakes announced the opening and full licensure of a new group home for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Eric M. Robbins Group Home at Camp Twin Lakes will provide support to individuals with the purpose of living as independently as possible and creating a year-round community where they can live, work, and play in an inclusive camp and community environment. Read more here.  

Agence Ometz

Lise Watier an iconic Quebec entrepreneur, was the special guest at the 25th Cocktails & Conversation recruiting event, presented by Agence Ometz on January 31st. Read more about Lise's advice in The Canadian Jewish News' "Cosmetics Mogul Lise Watier Headlines Recruiting Event."    

JCS South Florida

Jewish Community Services of South Florida's Kosher Food Bank has moved into a new state of the art warehouse three times larger than its original location. A few of its upgrades include, expanded product and shelving, a walk in fridge/freezer, pallet rack shelving for extra storage, dedicated client computer stations and volunteer center.  .