Category Archives: Jewish Community

Posts of Interest to the Jewish Community

2019 JFS Report to the Community

Click to get your copy of the 2019 JFS Report to the Community! Continue reading

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Celebrate Hanukkah with a Charitable Gift to JFS!

Many thanks to Ronna and Scott Cohen for their 7th annual gift to the JFS food pantry! Learn how you can perform a Hanukkah mitzvah – donate to JFS today! Continue reading

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JFS of Metrowest to Honor Outstanding Community Leaders At 30th Annual Seize the Dream Gala on May 7, 2020

JFS of Metrowest is pleased to announce that Bob Fields and the team at CommCreative and JFS retiring CEO Marc Jacobs, along with Barbara and Samantha Shapiro who will receive the JFS Max Michelson Humanitarian Award, will be honored at the 30th annual Seize the Dream Gala event on Thursday May 7, 2020 at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel and Conference Center. Continue reading

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Patient Navigators Complete 3,000 Visits!

The JFS Patient Navigator Program completed its 3,000th visit this week thanks to the endless support of volunteers and donors! Continue reading

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Jewish Family Service of Metrowest announces Lino Covarrubias as new Chief Executive Officer

Current JFS Chief Operations Officer Lino Covarrubias will officially succeed longtime leader Marc Jacobs as the organization’s Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2020. Read the full press release. Continue reading

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#LoveOurNeighbors Service Day a Huge Success!

On Sunday, Jewish Teen Initiative (JTI-Boston) hosted their 2nd Annual #LoveOurNeighbors Metrowest Community Service Day at Temple Beth Am in Framingham. The event was a huge success! Continue reading

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A Family Mitzvah in Celebration of a 50th Wedding Anniversary!

This Saturday, Chester and Diane Black celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family mitzvah, packing Ready-to-Wear clothing packages with their children and grandchildren. Congratulations and thank you, Chester and Diane! Click to read more and see photos. Continue reading

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8th Annual Build-A-Backpack Event a Huge Success!

Our 8th annual Build-A-Backpack event was a huge success! We packed over 400 backpacks. Click to read more! Continue reading

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JFS Mobilize Boston Shipping Container Has Arrived in Syria!

The JFS Mobilize Boston Shipping Container has arrived in Syria! Click to read more. Continue reading

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A Debrief from Lucia Panichella, Director of Youth and Immigrant Services, JFS of Metrowest

A Testimonial by Lucia Panichella, Director of Youth & Immigrant Services at JFS of Metrowest about supporting immigrants at the border with CJP Women in Philanthrophy’s Mission to San Diego! Continue reading

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