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8 Nights of Giving: Light a Candle of Righteousness

In the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, the culture of consumerism can so often undermine the true meaning of our Hanukkah celebration. In response, there’s been a growing movement in North American Jewry to devote the 6th night of Hanukkah to learning about and addressing poverty.

8 Nights of Giving: Sharing the Light of Hanukkah

The Adopt a Family program allows our community to reach out and directly help families and individuals to have a happier holiday season.

8 Nights of Giving: Sparking Connection

A key finding of JFFS research is that Jewish learning experiences during youth increase our children’s chances of choosing Jewish lives as adults.

8 Nights of Giving: Lighting The Way To Success

The JFFS Women Forward Program helps women over 40 of all faiths to enter the job market and achieve long-term financial stability.

8 Nights of Giving: The Gift of Confidence, Courage & Hope

JFFS counselors and therapists are highly trained clinicians, knowledgeable about best practices in the mental health field....