Jewish Family Services Wishes You a Happy New Year!
  October 2016 
Tishrei 5777 
Dear Friends,
Here we are at the New Year - a time for introspection, turning toward goodness, and new beginnings. Let JFS be part of your happy and healthy 5777.
Shana tova - a sweet year to you and yours,
Mindy Berkowitz
Executive Director

Come Join the JFS SV Team!
Job Opening for
Part-Time Social Worker

Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley (JFS SV) is seeking a Part-Time Social Worker   (20-25 hours per week) for our Project NOAH safety net services for low income families and adults.

Job responsibilities include conducting community outreach, intake and assessment, case management, supportive counseling, and safety net services.

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Volunteers Needed to
Teach Our Refugee Students
JFS SV is seeking volunteers to teach our refugee students basic computer skills to recently-arrived refugees, one-on-one and in small groups, 1-5 hours per week.

Lori Cinnamon
Manager of Community and Volunteer Engagement or (408) 357-7467


Knitzvah 10 Year Artist Exhibit

Now Through October 28th

The  Knitzvah Artist exhibit to celebrate Knitzvah's 10 year anniversary is being held on the 2nd floor gallery hall of the Levy Family Campus from now through October 28th.
The exhibit showcases exquisite and artistic handcrafted items from Knitzvah members who knit, crochet and sew blankets for preemies in the NICU; blankets for newly arrived refugees; caps for cancer patients; toys for kids in shelters and foster care - and so much more.  Each of these beautiful items has a story of giving from the heart which gives recipients hope for a better future.

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JFS SV Welcomes Lisa Warner, LCSW
New Director of Clinical and Social Services

Jewish Family Services welcomes Lisa Warner, LCSW, as Director of Clinical and Social Services. Lisa brings over 25 years of experience with youth through seniors in medical, educational, and hospital settings. She has special expertise in end of life issues. According to Lisa, "I'm excited to bring a diversity of support groups and psychotherapy to our community".

Help those in our community in need in this New Year!

JFS SV HomeCare Services
Let Us Take Care
of You!

JFS SV HomeCare Services offers a range of non-medical care for older or disabled adults in Santa Clara County, including personal care, domestic duties, transportation, companionship, and mobility support

Centerpieces for Tzedakah C4T Centerpiece Basket
Planning a simcha in the new year? CeleFlowers are lovely, but they wilt in a few days. Instead, why not rent beautiful JFS SV food basket Centerpieces for Tzedakah for your child's bar or bat mitzvah or other special occasion?
The rental fee directly benefits the Project NOAH Safety Net program, providing food year-round for the needy in our community.
You get a gorgeous product, a teachable moment for your child, and the good feeling of having helped others in need.

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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