When the Shofar Sounded: Holocaust Survivors receiving JFS Rosh Hashanah Bags

By: Yaffa Podbilewicz-Schuller, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist, Holocaust Survivor Care Their eyes shone with expectation, knowing and remembering as they prepared to hear the sound of the Shofar. Some, who had not spoken much, found their lips moving expertly reciting the ingrained blessing, others retrieving them from the recesses of mind now dimmed by dementia. Tears

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So, what is it about will anyway? 

By Kristin Lobenstein, MBA, CPC, JFS Financial Coach Where there’s a will, there’s a way.  Did you start hearing this phrase as a little kid, like I did?  “I’m not good at math, Mom.” Where there’s a will, there’s a way.  “I will never have enough money to buy the house.”  Where there’s a will,

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Self-Care Tips During COVID-19

Written by Janelle Gibson, LCSW-S, Director of Family Violence Intervention Services S- START EACH DAY WITH SELF-CARE.  Begin every day doing something for yourself before you think of work, job hunting, taking care of children, etc.  Make your care a priority before anything else.  It may be you enjoy your morning coffee or tea while relaxing in your

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“The Ups and Downs” of Job Search & How to Get Back on Track

Written by Mitch Jacobs, M.Ed., LPC Published on August 7, 2020 Being unemployed or furloughed brings uncertainty. For most people, during this pandemic, employment circumstances have been thrust upon them without warning. This also brings many questions: “When will it be safe to return to work?” “When will I obtain another job?” “Will I be

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