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CHAI Champs honored
Waltham News Tribune, November 14, 2019

CHAI Works-South helps local seniors displaced by fire
Canton Citizen, August 8, 2019

Students volunteer for Schechter Holocaust Services
Watertown Tab, July 19, 2019


JF&CS collaborates with One Family Scholars
The Jewish Advocate, June 6, 2018

Downsizing event aimed at helping seniors
The Wellesley Townsman, April 26, 2018

Benefits of Memory Cafes
The Wellesley Townsman, March 1, 2018

Memory Cafe Network awarded $20k
The Arlington Advocate, February 1, 2018


Carnie Wilson Discusses Postpartum Depression
JewishBoston, June 13, 2017

For new mom in new place, connecting is key
The Boston Globe, May 5, 2017

Domestic abuse in the Jewish community
The Jewish Advocate, April 21, 2017

Dementia Friendly Massachusetts supports families living with dementia
Athol Daily News, April 4, 2017

"Visiting Moms" Relieve Stress for New Parents
The Jewish Journal, February 9, 2017

Athol's Temple Israel Is Selected To Participate In Life & Legacy Program
Athol Daily News, February 5, 2017

Jewish Family & Children's Service awarded Tufts grant
The Jewish Advocate, February 3, 2017

Foundation for MetroWest Awards $300K to Nonprofits
MetroWest Daily News, January 24, 2017

‘Memory cafe’ takes aim at elder isolation, dementia concerns
The Bay State Banner, January 18, 2017

Tufts Health Plan Foundation Announces New Investments
Watertown Tab & Press, January 6, 2017

Moving Company to Work with JF&CS
The Jewish Advocate, January 6, 2017


Tufts Health Plan Foundation Grants $980K to 10 Nonprofits
MassNonprofit News, December 23, 2016

Visiting Moms provide support and encouragement to new parents
Massachusetts Jewish Ledger, December 15, 2016

Making the Most of Food Pantry Donations
Milford Daily News, December 8, 2016

DA using data to address substance use among young women
Melrose Weekly News, November 18, 2016

Donors Share: "Why We Give" 
The Jewish Journal, November 24, 2016

Jews Are Abused Too
The Jewish Journal, November 24, 2016

Resident Awarded for Work with Alzheimer's
The Arlington Advocate, November 17, 2016

Officials outline treatment for growing problem of drug-addicted babies
The Boston Globe, November 17, 2016

Holocaust survivor Arbeiter inspires in Westwood
Westwood Hometown Weekly, November 2, 2016

Agency Gets $2M to Ease Kids' Trauma
The Jewish Journal, October 21, 2016

Rabbis urged to unite against domestic abuse 
The Jewish Advocate, September 30, 2016

Waltham Nonprofits Receive Grants
Waltham News Tribune, September 15, 2016

Spielman Joins US Drug Abuse Guideline Panel
The Jewish Advocate, September 9, 2016

Local Pair Present at National Drug Abuse Conference
The Jewish Advocate, September 9, 2016

Emanuel starts Memory Café for dementia patients
The Jewish Advocate, August 19, 2016

Experts take community approach to living with dementia
Waltham News Tribune, May 17, 2016

SHINE Initiative awards $55k in grants to 13
Sunday Telegram, May 8, 2016

Dance class aims to help those living with Parkinson's Disease
WHDH-TV Channel 7, April 20, 2016

'Spirited Aging' program celebrates 'next great adventure' in our lives
Massachusetts Jewish Ledger, April 14, 2016

Brandeis offers heavenly produce through Rooftop Farm CSA
BrandeisNOW, April 13, 2016

Boston Jewish Food Conference brings entire food cycle to spiritual place
Jewish Advocate, April 1, 2016

ADDP awards Brookline resident Marty Martini Outstanding Leadership Award
Jewish Advocate, April 1, 2016
Waltham News Tribune, March 24, 2016
Jewish Journal, March 17, 2016
Brookline Wicked Local, March 14, 2016

With Support, Temple Group Addresses the Topic of Aging
Jewish Journal, February 19, 2016

Jewish Family & Children's Service promotes healthy relationships
Jewish Journal, March 3, 2016
The Jewish Advocate, February 19, 2016
Lincoln Journal, February 19, 2016
Waltham Wicked Local, February 18, 2016
Waltham News Tribune, February 18, 2016

Help for Depressed Mothers, and Their Children
The New York Times, February 8, 2016

"Visiting Moms" offer support and companionship to new mothers
Westborough Community Advocate, January 31, 2016

Memory Cafe Serves Up Coffee and Connection
Jewish Journal, January 22, 2016

Jewish food pantry, "Family Table," opens up at Temple Beth Abraham
Braintree Forum, January 7, 2016
Foxboro Reporter, January 1, 2016
Canton Citizen, December 31, 2015


Canton Temple Opens Family Table Food Pantry
Patriot Ledger, December 30, 2015

Regional Jewish pantry opens at Canton synagogue
Holbrook Sun, January 1, 2016
Stoughton Journal, January 1, 2016
Canton Journal, January 1, 2016
Canton Wicked Local, December 29, 2015

Voices, spirits lift in face of Parkinson's steady toll
Boston Globe, December 25, 2015

Break the silence about domestic violence
Lexington Minuteman, December 24, 2015

Tremble Clefs fight Parkinson's with music
Canton Journal, December 18, 2015
Watertown Tab, December 18, 2015
Georgetown Record, December 18, 2015
Middleboro Gazette, December 17, 2015
Burlington Union, December 17, 2015
Dover-Sherborn Press, December 17, 2015
Wellesley Townsman, December 17, 2015
Arlington Advocate, December 17, 2015
Sunday Standard TimesDecember 13, 2015
Taunton Daily Gazette, December 11, 2015

Tidbits to help fight holiday hunger
Sharon Wicked Local, December 7, 2015

Waltham "memory cafe" breaks social isolation of dementia
Waltham Wicked Local, December 3, 2015

Cafes break social isolation of dementia
Swampscott Reporter, December 31, 2015
Dover-Sherborn Press, December 17, 2015
Westwood Press, December 4, 2015
Waltham News Tribune, December 3, 2015
Middleboro Gazette, December 3, 2015
Norwood Transcript & Bulletin, December 3, 2015
MetroWest Daily News, November 27, 2015
Sharon Advocate, November 27, 2015

Expert Interview Series: Betsy Hochberg with Adoption Resources About Adoption Process Myths
Family Formation, November 29, 2015

Temple Beth Abraham announces opening of Family Table South
Canton Citizen, November 22, 2015

Dancing On, Despite Parkinson's
Jewish Journal, November 19, 2015

Collections Help Restock Family Table's Shelves
The Jewish Advocate, September 18, 2015

Mitzvah of Feeding the Poor Taken Seriously
The Boston Globe, September 9, 2015

Foundation for MetroWest Grants $110K to Hunger Relief Agencies
MetroWest Daily News, August 28, 2015

Last Donor to Jerusalem Orphanage to be Honored
The Jewish Advocate, August 14, 2015

Weston Resident Leads Hope and Comfort Nonprofit
Weston Wicked Local, July 13, 2015

Providing Dignity One Bar of Soap at a Time
The Jewish Advocate, July 10, 2015

Affording the Unaffordable
Swampscott Reporter, July 9, 2015

Honorable Mentschen
The Jewish Advocate, June 26, 2015

Charitable Donations Announced
Waltham News Tribune, June 25, 2015

Hallmark Health Hosts Summit on Drug Abuse in Mothers
North Reading Transcript, June 4, 2015

Celebrate Israel: Boston Unites Greater Boston Jewish and Israeli Communities
The Jewish Advocate, May 29, 2015

Jewish Family & Children's Service Celebrates 150 Years
The Boston Globe, March 10, 2015

Rimma Zelfand Visits Boston Herald Radio
Boston Herald Radio, March 4, 2015
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CJP Honors 'Movers and Shakers"
Jewish Journal, January 29, 2015

Cedar House: New Housing Provides Support Services
Malden Observer, January 16, 2015

Awards Granted to Local Nonprofits
Waltham News Tribune, January 8, 2015


JF&CS Visiting BDC
Radio BDC, December 22, 2014
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Home Cooking without a Kitchen
WROR105.7 FM - Loren & Wally, December 17, 2014
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How to Help the Needy this Holiday Season
Jewish Journal, November 20, 2014

DPK Hosts International Dance Party
Jewish Journal, November 20, 2014

Experts Advocate for Healthy Food Access
Waltham News Tribune, November 13, 2014

Strategic Plan Enabled JF&CS to Deal with Logistical Overload
Mass Nonprofit News, November 12, 2014

JF&CS a Top Women-Led Business in Massachusetts
Jewish Journal, November 6, 2014

The Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts
Boston Sunday Globe, October 26, 2014

Nonprofits Awarded Grants
Waltham Tribune, October 18, 2014

Tourney Raises Money for Family Table
Beacon Villager, October 9, 2014

Healthy Waltham Presents Healthy Food Access Forum
Waltham Tribune, October 9, 2014

Exciting Time at 1265 Main
Waltham Tribune, October 9, 2014

Softball Tournament Aids Food Pantry
The Beacon, October 2, 2014

Jews, Non-Jews Find Help From Domestic Abuse
The Jewish Advocate, September 29, 2014

TeenSafe Helps Prevent Dating Abuse
The Jewish Journal, August 14, 2014

Jewish Family & Children's Service Wins Prize for Short Film
Waltham Tribune, July 24, 2014

Jewish Family & Children's Service Women's Breakfast
Boston Common Online, July 17, 2014

All Are Welcome at Memory Café
Arlington Advocate, July 10, 2014

Jewish Charity Marks 150 Years of Helping Others
Boston Herald
, May 15, 2014
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JF&CS Turns 150
Boston Sunday Globe, April 20, 2014

JF&CS to Honor North Shore Community Heroes
Jewish Journal, April 10, 2014

Letter to the Editor - Project NESST
Boston Sunday Globe, April 6, 2014

Welcome Baby! Welcomes Young Families
Jewish Journal, March 27, 2014

Home At Last: JF&CS Helps House Young Adults with Disabilities
Jewish Journal, March 27, 2014

JF&CS Celebrates Its 150th Anniversary
Jewish Journal, March 27, 2014

Memory Café Launched
Waltham Tribune, March 20, 2014

150 Years of Caring Support
Jewish Advocate, February 14, 2014

Help for New Parents Available
Jewish Journal, February 13, 2014

Press Releases

October 2019
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Leadership Transition: CEO Rimma Zelfand Resigns; JF&CS Welcomes Carl Zack as Interim CEO
January 2019
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Jewish Family & Children’s Service Accepted as a One Family Scholars Community Partner
May 2018
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Percolator Memory Café Network at JF&CS Wins $20,000 from The 2017 Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards in Creative Expression
January 2018
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JF&CS Adoption Resources Receives Generous Grant from the Krupp Family Foundation for LGBTQ Equality Project
July 2017
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JF&CS Selected to Partner with 10 Other Local Jewish Organizations in the Harold Grinspoon Foundation Life & Legacy™ Program
June 2017
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Announcing the Max Rosenfeld Fund at JF&CS: Providing Scholarships to Jewish Women
June 2017
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Joan Danziger Ingersoll Joins JF&CS as the Vice President of Disability Services
May 2017
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Connie Flieger, PhD, Joins JF&CS as the Director of Children’s Behavioral Health Services
May 2017
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Early Connections/Conexiones Tempranas Groundbreaking Breakfast Attended by Waltham Mayor Jeannette A. McCarthy
May 2017
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Tufts Health Plan Foundation Awards JF&CS Grant to Continue Coordinating
the Dementia Friendly Massachusetts Initiative Through 2017

January 2017
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Foundation for MetroWest Awards JF&CS Grant to Sustain Our Comprehensive Support for At-Risk Families of Newborns
January 2017
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