Senior Director Lucia Panichella joins CJP’s Women in Philanthropy Mission to San Diego to bear witness
to the humanitarian crisis at the border and support those who are working with incoming families
(Photo: Craig Byer/CJP)
Mobilizing Social Justice Action
JFS is bringing resources and capacity to a variety of initiatives that offer opportunities for Jews and community members of all ages to engage in social justice action that has meaningful impact in our community and beyond, including:
- JFS Committee on Anti-Racism and Fighting Antisemitism – developing long term strategies to address hate, discrimination and bigotry in our community
- Training for Active Bystanders – empowering bystanders to ACT when witnessing a harmful situation
- Brothers for Life – honoring veterans who have sacrificed in service to their country
- JFS/Multifaith Alliance Mobilize Boston Container Project – sending desperately needed supplies to refugee camps in war-torn Syria
- CJP Humanitarian Missions – working with partners to broaden impacts and strengthen the call for social justice
- Jewish Emergency Management System – providing security and emergency response coordination and expertise
- Jewish Education Collaborative – facilitating conversations that build bridges to inclusion and understanding
- Bar/Bat Mitzvah and Day of Service Projects – empowering volunteers to help those in need
- Jewish Day School Projects – teaching lessons in service, compassion and gratitude
The JFS Patient Navigator team continues to help our clients access health care while taking into account Coronavirus restrictions and safety measures. With creative precautions that prioritize the safety of our volunteers and clients above all else, the JFS Patient...
Carol and George Hengerle JFS Volunteers since October 2018 and March 2020 Carol recently retired from her position as a program administrator at Brandeis. George retired from his career as an engineer in the energy industry and has recently formed his own consulting...
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