JFS Embrace-A-Family is Here!
November 2018    
Dear Friends,
The recent shootings and fires of the past month have put shadows on our joy and gratitude. But like a light in the darkness, Embrace-A-Family arrives right on time to bring happiness to all who participate.
This Thanksgiving let's hold each other a little closer and share the love within our hearts.
Mindy Berkowitz
Executive Director
Now through December 18th
Gifts Arrive for 
You can help make the winter holidays happier for appreciative families, adults and seniors.
Look for JFS SV dreidel boards in the community from November 14th through December 18th. The boards will be at these locations:   
  • Levy Family Campus (main and Yavneh/APJCC Preschool lobbies, and upstairs at JFS SV offices)
  • Congregation Beth Am
  • Congregation Beth David
  • Congregation Emeth
  • Congregation Shir Hadash
  • Congregation Sinai
  • The Jewish Group of The Villages 
  • South Peninsula Hebrew Day School
  • Brandeis National Committee Santa Clara District Chapter
  • Temple Emanu-El Temple Beth Torah
  • Pars Kosher Market
  • Fragomen Worldwide
  • SmartOrg
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (stakes/congregations throughout the Bay Area)
Select a gift dreidel from the board, purchase the gift listed, and bring your unwrapped gift to the JFS SV office at the Levy Family Campus, 14855 Oka Rd, Suite 202, Los Gatos. 
Additional  JFS office hours for gift drop off:
Sunday, December 9th, 10AM-1PM
Thursday evening, December 13th, 5:30-8PM
Want to Buy a Gift Online?
Embrace-A-Family once again has a Target Gift Registry
for those who like to shop online. 
JFS Agency Tour  
Come See Jewish Family Services in Action! 
Tuesday, December 11th
10:00-11:30am at JFS Offices
December is a great time to see JFS in action, meet with staff and learn how you can get involved. We personalize the tour for each attendee.
RSVP to Lori Cinnamon
Help low income families have brighter holidays!
JFS Knitzvah with PJ Library  
If you love to knit, crochet or sew; or really want to learn how, this is the group to join!  Knitzvah meets monthly and creates beautiful handmade items for preemie babies in the NICU, seniors who appreciate lap blankets to keep warm, cancer patients in need of colorful caps, and so much more.  

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Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley
14855 Oka Road, Suite 202
Los Gatos, California 95032
(408) 556-0600 phone
(408) 551-0091 fax