Category Archives: Resettlement

Marc Jacobs receives Mental Health Humanitarian Award

On Thursday, March 30th CEO Marc Jacobs was honored at William James College, receiving their Mental Health Humanitarian Award at their annual gala.  Jacobs received the award for his leadership of the JFS Syrian Refugee Humanitarian Project and his dedication … Continue reading

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The Boston Globe Follows the Work of JFS of Metrowest in Resettling Refugee Families from Syria

JFS resolutely stands with refugees and immigrants and is proud to partner with these community leaders to provide safety, hope and opportunity to Syrian war refugees. Continue reading

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JFS CEO Marc Jacobs to be Honored at William James College’s Annual Gala

CEO Marc Jacobs will receive William James College’s Mental Health Humanitarian Award at their annual gala on March 30th for his leadership of the JFS Syrian Refugee Humanitarian Project and dedication to supporting the emotional and social needs of these families in crisis. Continue reading

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JFS Syrian Refugee Humanitarian Project Honored Recipient of The AJC New England “Freedom Fund.”

JFS Syrian Refugee Humanitarian Project was chosen as the honored recipient of the AJC New England “Freedom Fund” at the 2017 AJC Diplomats Seder Continue reading

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JFS of Metrowest Honors Outstanding Community Leaders At 27th Annual Seize the Dream Gala

JFS of Metrowest Honors Outstanding Community Leaders At 27th Annual Seize the Dream Gala Scheduled May 21st, 2017 Framingham, MA – January 24, 2017 – JFS of Metrowest is pleased to announce Josef Blumenfeld and his wife, Michelle Paster, and … Continue reading

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JFS’ Syrian Refugee Project Halted Because of Refugee Ban

JFS was forced to halt the welcoming of our sixth Syrian refugee family because of the refugee ban imposed by president elect, Donald Trump. During the first week of February, JFS was expecting a pregnant mom accompanied by her two … Continue reading

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We Must Not Close Our Doors

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