Tag Archives: Resettlement

Ava and Josie support Syrian Refugees through their Mitzvah Projects!

Ava and Josie mobilize their communities through raising awareness and collecting supplies for the JFSxMFA Mobilize Boston Project! Keep reading to learn how they integrated the project with their Mitzvah projects! Continue reading

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The Rashi School Takes Action to Help Refugee Children Attend School!

The Rashi School joined a host of other organizations in collecting school supplies backpacks for JFS/MFA’s ‘Mobilize Boston’ Project. Together, the students assembled 100 backpacks to benefit refugee students! Continue reading to learn how they did it! Continue reading

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Temple Beth Elohim donates critical supplies to JFS/MFA ‘Mobilize Boston’ Project!

Temple Beth Elohim of Wellesley spent the month of May collecting educational and first aid supplies for Syrian Refugee families. JFS Board Member, Debbie Gotbetter was there to bring these collections to our container, plus she had the perfect little helper! Continue reading

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TBS in Framingham Collects Medical Supplies for JFS/MFA Mobilize Boston Container!

TBS in Framingham Collects Medical Supplies for JFS/MFA Mobilize Boston Container! Continue reading

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Meet the Staff: Maggie Kenney

Meet the Staff! JFS welcomes new full time staff member, Maggie Kenney Continue reading

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Music Video Bears Haunting Witness to the Tragic, Courageous Journey of a Refugee Family from Syria

Beyond the Borders,¬†written by Attorney Susan Cohen after the first travel ban was imposed in 2017, depicts the tragic story of a Syrian refugee family as told to an American refugee camp volunteer, who promises to bear witness to their … Continue reading

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JFS and Team AWARDED THE SHARP SOCIAL JUSTICE RESCUER PRIZE!

The Joukowsky Family Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Sharp Rescuer Prize. Marc Jacobs and Lucia Panichella, are honored for their tireless work supporting Syrian refugees through the Jewish Family Service Syrian Refugee Humanitarian Project. Click to read more. Continue reading

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