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
JFS Kicks Off 11th Annual Build-A-Backpack Event by Partnering with Definitive Healthcare to Pack 300 Backpacks!
For the 9th consecutive year, JFS of Metrowest aims to provide over 200 backpacks full of school supplies to children in our community who need it most; but given the current public health emergency, this year’s initiative is going to look a little different…!
DONATE NOW Accelerating Equity Friends, We hope this finds you well and enjoying the summer so far. As our minds turn to vacations, barbeques and time with friends and family, we at JFS are also closely monitoring the war in Ukraine. Over the last several...
JFS Partners on Program that Pairs Retirees with Elementary School Students Who Need Additional Assistance with Reading Literacy to Succeed in their Academics
JFS is honored to partner with Literations to close the literacy opportunity gap and promote educational equity for 1st-4th grade students across Greater Boston and Framingham. (Photo Credit: Matt Roth) Literations is a Boston nonprofit that connects older-adult...