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Help Your Child Prepare for the Holidays

IPI Food Challenges
  by Jennie Marble, M.A., CCC-SLP, Assistant Director of Integrated Pediatric Interventions at Jewish Child & Family Services   The holidays are often a time to gather with friends and...

Stand with Refugees: Become a Congregational Co-Sponsor

Stand With Refugees
  by Jessica Schaffer, HIAS Chicago Director    Today, over 65 million people are displaced around the world – of those, more than 25 million are refugees. Various conflicts across the...

November is National Adoption Awareness Month

Project Esther: National Adoption Awareness Month
  by Marsha Raynes, Manager, Project Esther: The Chicago Jewish Adoption Network   November is National Adoption Awareness Month.  For over two decades, this month has been designated...

How Glick Family Camp Has Inspired Me

Glick Family Camp
Pictured (l to r) Chris Mysyk from Reponse, Mimi Goldberg, Peter Staron and Emily Tegenkamp from JCFS   by Melissa (Mimi) Goldberg   At Jewish Child & Family Services’s Glick Family...

Transitions in Jewish Community Services

Transitions in Jewish Community Programs
  by Amy Rubin, Senior Director of Community Services   Shorter days, cooler temperatures, football and and the sweetness of apples dipped in honey.  All signs that we are in the midst...