Category Archives: Jewish Community

Posts of Interest to the Jewish Community

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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JFS Mobilize Boston Shipping Container en route to Syria — Track its Progress!

The Mobilize Boston Shipping Container is en route to Syria – track the container with us! Continue reading

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Attend a Lunch and Learn in Natick on July 30th ⁠– Staying Safe…Self-Defense Strategies For Older Adults

Please join us for a lunch and discussion to learn and talk about self-defense strategies and techniques for older adults. Click to learn more. Continue reading

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The Mobilize Boston Container is ready to ship to Syria – A Huge Thanks to All Our Partners!

The JFS x MFA Mobilize Project for Syrian Refugees has concluded and the container is preparing to ship to Syria. Learn more about our generous partnering organizations, the results of our collections and how our community came together to make a meaningful impact! Continue reading

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