JFS Welcomes in the New Year!
September 2019
  Tishrei 5780  
    
Dear Friends,
 

As we welcome in the Jewish  New Year, JFS SV might well be the place for you -your family, your havurah, your mahj group - to come "do good." 
 
Time to spare and considering volunteering? Let us make it meaningful.
 
Contact Sheila Monheit, our Volunteer Coordinator, at  
408 357-7451 or sheilam@jfssv.org
 
Want to make a meaningful financial contribution with a tremendous return on your investment?
 
Contact Allison Zur, our Development Manager, at (408) 357-7491 or allisonz@jfssv.org 
 
What a way to begin 5780! 
 
From our family to yours,  
 
shana tova tikatevu
May you be inscribed for a good year!
 
Mindy
Mindy Berkowitz
Executive Director
 

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JFS Shabbat Meal Program
Now in its 10th year!
    
Since 2009, JFS has brought delicious, kosher Shabbat meals to isolated seniors, adults and families. This program is entirely community supported. We'd like to double the amount of recipients from 15 to 30. Won't you help support us? 100% of your gift goes directly to the cost of the meals?
 
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Operation Dignity 
 
As a community, we can never accept that a Holocaust survivor may have to choose between a warm, healthy meal and a life-saving prescription. That's why we partnered with Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley to launch Operation Dignity - a campaign to provide for the emergency needs of local Holocaust survivors. 100% of all funds raised go directly to our survivors' urgent needs, specifically dental, vision, medical, emergency rent and food.

A big THANK YOU from all of us at Jewish Family Services and Jewish Federation! Because of your support, Operation Dignity raised over $37,000 for local Holocaust survivors living in poverty. With matching gifts from KAVOD SHEF and the Seed the Dream Foundation, together we raised $62,976.

We are so grateful for our partnership with Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley and you.

For more information about services for Holocaust survivors, please contact Hilla Flohr at 408.357.7467 or email her at hillaf@jfssv.org.

To contribute to the 2020 Operation Dignity Campaign, and ensure our survivors can live their final years with love and compassion please contact Allison Zur at 408.357.7491 or allisonz@jfssv.org.  
 
 
 
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JFS SV is Hiring!

 
Director of Clinical and Social Services
 
We are seeking a Full-Time Director of Clinical and Social Services to manage agency programs for a diverse group of clientele that includes seniors, adults, families, émigrés, Holocaust survivors, and others. We are seeking a visionary team leader and multitasker who enjoys supervising staff, and who can build and sustain strong programs .
  
 
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In the new year, help those in need in our community!
   
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JFS HomeCare Services

Do you or your loved one need in-home caregiving?  JFS SV HomeCare in partnership with 24hr HomeCare can help.
 
 
 
Thinking about Volunteering? 
JFS SV has myriad volunteer opportunities for all ages!
 
Contact Sheila Monheit, Volunteer Coordinator: sheilam@jfssv.org
(408) 357-7451.
 
 
 
 
Counseling for Individuals & Families

Facing difficult decisions?  JFS SV provides professional therapeutic counseling to individuals and families facing a range of issues and life challenges.
 
  More Details . . .



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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