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Jewish Family Service (JFS) encourages strong families, thriving children, healthy adults, energized seniors and vital communities. JFS impacts thousands of lives throughout Atlantic & Cape May Counties each year.

What's NEW at JFS:

Dawn Ragland Named Director of Healthy Community Initiatives for JFS

Dawn Ragland has been appointed to the position of Director of Healthy Community Initiatives for JFS. In this role, Dawn will manage The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore, which offers programs and services for older adults, The Rothenberg Center for Family Life, which provides health education and wellness programs, Volunteer Services, and the Food Pantry. Dawn will also handle the development and application of grants related to support for older adults and other community members.

JFS Annual Turkey Drive: Agency Able to Provide 670 Meals Throughout the Holiday Season

With generous support from the community, JFS was once again able to provide traditional Thanksgiving dinners to residents in need. Throughout October and November, JFS collected monetary donations and non-perishable food which affords our agency the opportunity to provide 670 meals throughout the holidays to families in the region.

Dance the Afternoon Away at the Holiday Social Hosted by The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS

After a three-year hiatus, the Holiday Social hosted by The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS will take place on Wednesday, December 14 from 4pm to 6pm at the Katz JCC Auditorium, 501 North Jerome Avenue in Margate.

The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS: Fun Seasonal Programs to Enjoy in December

In December, The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS will offer 10 interactive, unique, and entertaining programs, including the return of the Holiday Social. As the year comes to close, plan to participate with friends, family and neighbors and enjoy these virtual and in-person activities.

JFS Dedicates Boardroom Wall Art to Staff and Community

Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties (JFS) brought together staff, Board members, community partners, and supporters on October 19th to dedicate a wall art installation in the Margate office boardroom. Inspired by the agency’s Anti-Racism Committee (ARC), the design was created to showcase the staff and the work they do in support of JFS’ core value “tikkun olam” (healing the world). The core value is written in seven languages and the wall displays three large screens highlighting staff, community and business supporters, volunteers, events, and awards. The dedication is another step in the agency’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.