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News & Stories of Hope

Helping children cope with traumatic events

The entire nation is mourning together with the citizens of Newtown Connecticut after the traumatic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with the victims, families, teachers and the entire community of Newtown. At JF&CS, we remember and honor the lives lost this past Friday…Read More

Navigating the challenges of interfaith holiday celebrations

As many celebrating Hanukkah this week are lighting the Menorah, spinning dreidels and eating latkes, for some interfaith couples, navigating holiday traditions and family celebrations can be a challenge when December rolls around. In an article in last week's Jewish Chronicle, Wendy Levin-Shaw, a licensed clinical social worker and therapist…Read More

Highlights from the JF&CS gala Lifecycles & Laughtracks

On Saturday, November 17th, JF&CS held our Lifecycles & Laughtracks gala, where we celebrated 75 years of JF&CS and our impact in the Greater Pittsburgh community to a sell-out crowd of more than 260 guests. Gala chairs Carolyn and Marc Mendelson, their hard-working committee and JF&CS marketing staff worked hard…Read More

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