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:

Former CJP Board President Neil Wallack, CEO Marc Jacobs join the Kraft family, US Wounded Warriors and Brothers For Life (Israeli Wounded Warriors) at the annual Gillette Stadium event COO Lino Covarrubias helps coordinate
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Program News

Senate President Karen Spilka and Area Leaders Attend Mezuzah Installation Ceremony at JFS

With the support of Senate President Karen Spilka, JFS received a grant to improve the security of the agency with a ballistic proof door. Senate President Spilka and Jeremy Burton, CEO of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston (JCRC) were present during the ceremony when Rabbi Sam Blumberg from Temple Beth Am in Framingham installed a Mezuzah at the new entrance. Many thanks to Senate President Spilka for her support and for helping to ensure that faith-based organizations such as JFS are protected against hate in our community!

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JFS/ Rashi Learning & Leadership Council- Hamper Project

  Members of the JFS/ Rashi Learning and Leadership Council completed a community service project of creating “Welcome Hampers” for JFS clients moving into new homes. Students were encouraged to use their leadership skills to creatively engage others in...

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