Winter storm federal disaster aid

Winter Storm Disaster Aid

Federal Disaster Aid Approved for 77 Texas Counties: The White House partially approved Texas’ request for a Major Disaster Declaration, Gov. Greg Abbott said Saturday. The federal government will provide individual assistance in 77 counties, including Bexar, Dallas, Harris, Tarrant and Travis — and public assistance, for emergency protective measures only, in all 254 counties. […]

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Letter from the Board President

Dear JFS Family, When reflecting on the events that unfolded over the last year, I am reminded of a quote by Mr. Rogers, “When I was a child and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.”

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The Resale Shop Job Openings

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Full-time Positions:   Truck Driver/ Mover  Reports to: Donation

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Black History Month

February is Black History Month! To celebrate, we are honoring African American pioneers in social service. The contributions of these men and women have created a momentum of societal progress that allows us to serve our community today and their leadership positively affected millions of people around the world.   Mary Church Terrell (1863–1954) was

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Readingglasses.com supports The Resale Shop customers and JFS clients with their eyewear donation

  Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas recently received a donation that you have to see to believe!  The Resale Shop, a charitable project of Jewish Family Service, was generously gifted 500 pairs of reading glasses from Readingglasses.com and Goo Goo Eyes of Dallas, Dallas’ go-to source for sublimely chic sunglasses and luxury prescription eyewear.  Proceeds from

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What is Hanukkah?

The Talmud (Tractate Shabbat, 21a) poses the query: “What is Hanukkah?”  The Talmud then tells us the basic outline of the holiday story- the miraculous victory of the Maccabees over the Greek-Syrians, which culminated in the public lighting of the seven-branched Menorah of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. Says the Talmud: Na’aseh Bo Nays – a miracle happened, and

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