Mitzvah Magic gives financial, spiritual boost to local families

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“For a family struggling to make ends meet, the gifts and holiday items provided by Tucson’s Mitzvah Magic program are “a godsend,” one recipient recently told the AJP. We’ll call her “Rachel.” Mitzvah Magic, a program of Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona Women’s Philanthropy and Jewish Family & Children’s Services that was started in 2009,… Read more »

Mitzvah Magic begins this month

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Help for Jewish families supported through Mitzvah Magic is more important than ever. Families like “Rita” and “Todd” and their two children. They had family wealth until his father died recently and extended family members excluded Todd and his family from any type of inheritance. The only income they have at the moment is Rita’s… Read more »

Honoring the Rosenzweigs focus of 2014 Celebration of Caring

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Would you and/or your organization like to participate in honoring Dr. Herschel & Jill Rosenzweig by sponsoring the 2014 Celebration of Caring Luncheon and/or placing ads/tributes in the event program? At this year’s 2014 Celebration of Caring Luncheon on April 24th, we are honoring the Rosenzweigs for their long service to JFCS and our community’s… Read more »

SelectCare: Helping your aging parents make difficult decisions

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Select Care Managers

Check out the latest issue of the Select Care Managers quarterly newsletter for professionals who refer clients to the program. It also has great information for  adult children of aging parents.  

Matza & More underway at JFCS

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Ben Spiegel

Since 1970, JFCS has offered baskets that contain many traditional Seder items to Jewish families in need. Passover begins this year on April 13th and Seder baskets again will be delivered in early April. We hope to be able to serve at least 200 families. A significant amount of the food comes from synagogues and grocery… Read more »

CHAI Circle Meeting is Sun., Feb. 9th

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WHEN: Sunday – February 9, 2014 TIME: 10am-Noon WHAT: Schmoozing, Sharing & Noshing LOCATION: Jewish Community Center, Jewish Heritage Room Please RSVP to Andrea Siemens at 795-0300 ext. 2365, o re-mail: asiemens@y36.179.myftpupload.com UPCOMING MEETINGS: March 9th – Program April 13th – Schmoozing, Sharing & Noshing