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National Military Appreciation Month: The Impact of Parental Deployment on Military Children

Military Families
Photo Credit: uchicago.edu   By: Sonya Knudson, M.A., Advanced Therapy Extern, Psychological Services   This month, Americans will enjoy a federal holiday on Memorial Day, but recognition...

Become a Foster Parent and Help a Child with Special Needs

  May is National Foster Care Month!   Jewish Child & Family Services works to find caring, qualified foster parents for Chicago-area children with special needs, supporting the...

‘Freedom Song,’ a Musical about Jewish Addiction, Comes To Chicago

By Dr. Beth Fishman, Program Manager of the Jewish Center for Addiction The Passover Seder has become a ritual of importance beyond the specifics of the story itself. Its themes of bondage and...

Model Seder Is a Delicious Glimpse Into Judaism for JCFS Residents

Rabbi Brill Model Seder
Pictured:  Rabbi Neil Brill   Jewish Child & Family Services gathers its residential clients each year a short time before Passover to celebrate a Model Seder.   Rabbi David...

Every Kid Healthy Week

Every Kid Healthy Week
  By:  Dena Goldstein, Grants and Planning Associate   Bite-size fruit snacks, squishy Capri Sun juice packs and Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes all fall under the category of delicious, “kid...