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2018-2919 has been a busy year for JFCS!

2018-2019 has been a very busy year. In the aftermath of October 27, 2018, JFCS has done a great deal of work in community healing. We’ve increased counseling opportunities, both individual and group. JFCS, along with our partner Jewish agencies, has engaged in improving security, providing training and helping to…Read More

Pittsburgh marks a massacre’s anniversary with prayers and projects

By Campbell Robertson The New York Times, October 27, 2019 [caption id="attachment_6736" align="alignleft" width="300"] Volunteers at the Jewish Family and Community Services of Pittsburgh made blankets for refugee families on Sunday. Credit...Michelle Gustafson for The New York Times[/caption] PITTSBURGH — It was a scene that would have infuriated the man…Read More

October 27th: a year later

There is no prescribed path out of trauma. As the one year mark of the shooting on October 27th approaches, it is natural to be sharply reminded of “that day.” What you were doing, how close (or not) you might have been to the scene of the tragedy, how you…Read More