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2013-07-03 23:01:39

Hands-on fun led by Architect Stephen Schwartz, Founder of Building Blocks Workshop and Board Member of the Jewish Community Housing Corporation of Metropolitan New Jersey, which manages the senior living community. South Orange, NJ (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Residents of the Village Apartments of the Jewish Federation in South Orange were joined by area youngsters, family members, and staff for some intergenerational fun and learning with LEGOs, led by architect Stephen Schwartz. Schwartz of...

2013-06-06 23:28:58

The Lester Senior Housing Community invites all local cowpokes to enjoy an afternoon of family fun at its 7th annual Western Day, Sunday, June 23, 2013 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The free event is open to the public and will feature: a delicious kosher barbeque, entertainment by a Western band, line dancing with an instructor, pony and carriage rides, face painting and cowboy hats for children. Whippany, NJ (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 The Lester Senior Housing Community invites all local cowpokes to...

2013-05-13 12:27:19

WESTPORT, Conn., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Westport Country Playhouse will be rockin' with a taste of Israel on Sunday, May 26 when Fairfield County comes together to celebrate Israel's 65(th) birthday. A concert by renowned Israeli world music group "The Shuk" anchors a day dedicated to the founding of Israel and fostering greater understanding of Jewish and Israeli culture. The event begins at 2 p.m. with free admission to an Israeli marketplace of unique wares, from handmade...

2012-11-07 16:25:01

MINNETONKA, Minn., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- What is Super Sunday? Super Sunday is a day when volunteers make calls to other caring community members in support of our Federation's Community Campaign. It's all part of the Minneapolis Jewish Federation's work - caring for people in need, engaging in the community and ensuring a strong Jewish future for our children and their children. Do you have a few hours on November 18th, 2012 to lend us a hand by volunteering to make...

2012-10-25 15:21:45

NEW LOCATION WITH GREATER PROXIMITY TO SUPPORTERS WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles announces the Grand Opening of its Valley Alliance office in Woodland Hills. The new home of the Valley Alliance, located at 19710 Ventura Boulevard (east end of Corbin Village) allows greater proximity to the organization's supporters, which will increase its ability to fulfill The Jewish Federation's mission of engaging...

2011-09-23 14:23:00

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the community sponsor of the 2010 Ambassador Michael Oren event at UC Irvine, the Rose Project of Jewish Federation & Family Services, Orange County (JFFS) recognizes efforts by the Orange County District Attorney's office and the jury to protect the principles of free speech in America. JFFS President and CEO Shalom C. Elcott stated, "The verdict reaffirms that the Muslim Student Union's planned and systematic use of...

2011-05-16 17:58:00

IRVINE, Calif., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jewish Federation & Family Services, Orange County, will present Israel Expo 2011, a community gathering in celebration of Israel, on Sunday, May 22, from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Samueli Jewish Campus, 1 Federation Way in Irvine. More than 6,000 people are expected to attend the event to celebrate Israel's 63rd birthday. Admission and parking are free and shuttle services are available nearby at Mariners Church. People with...

2010-12-05 15:08:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While a massive forest fire of "unprecedented" proportions in Israel seemed nearly under control Sunday, The Jewish Federations of North America and their overseas partners continued a continental mobilization to help respond and rebuild. "On behalf of the Jewish Federation movement, we extend our deepest sympathies to the families of those who have lost loved ones and ensure our unwavering support to those who are working tirelessly to...

2010-12-03 15:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As wildfires rage in Northern Israel, the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh has joined a North American effort to raise funds to provide critical services to those who have been hurt and displaced. The overseas direct service partners of the Jewish Federation are currently assisting in the evacuation of those in immediate danger and will be instrumental in providing food, shelter, psychological support and other services in the...

2010-11-09 15:19:00

The Jewish Federations of North America awards Jay Feinberg a $25,000 grant and the title of Jewish Community Hero for his efforts to grow and diversify the bone marrow donor registry NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) today awarded Jay Feinberg, from Boca Raton, Florida, the 2010 Jewish Community Hero Award. The award marked the culmination of the second annual Jewish Community Heroes contest, in which more than 300,000...