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JFS staff members are a frequent resource for local, state and national media outlets regarding innovations in social service delivery, older adult services, intimate partner violence, mental health counseling and safety net issues, among others. Browse the latest articles that quote JFS experts or mention JFS programs. While links are provided for some articles, they may require subscriptions/access fees and some eventually expire. For press inquiries or further information, please contact Melody Vargas, Communications Coordinator, at 213.260.7924 or communications@jfsla.org.

Recent Articles:

11/14/2014     West L.A. Food Drive Calls For Cans To Combat Hunger
Westsidetoday.com
http://westsidetoday.com/2014/11/14/west-l-food-drive-calls-cans-combat-hunger/

7/22/2014       Charlie Norris and JFS { SOVA
California Community Foundation Newsletter
https://www.calfund.org/donor-newsletter---july-2014---jfs--sova

6/26/2014       Retired, But Not From Good Deeds
The Jewish Journal
http://www.jewishjournal.com/lifestyle/article/tikkun_olam_retired_but_not_from_good_deeds

6/20/2014       AmeriCorps Launches Recruitment Drive For Volunteers For Holocaust Survivors
JTA
http://www.jta.org/2014/06/20/news-opinion/united-states/americorps-launches-recruitment-drive-for-volunteers-for-holocaust-survivors

6/19/2014      Seniors Warned About Cyber Threats
Park LaBrea News
http://parklabreanewsbeverlypress.com/news/2014/06/seniors-warned-about-cyber-threats/

5/29/2014      Moving and Shaking: JFS Honored Lee Lainer
The Jewish Journal
http://www.jewishjournal.com/los_angeles/article/moving_and_shaking_adls_entertainment_industry_awards_bend_the_arc_gala

5/27/2014      Key Public Service Funding Could Be Saved
Los Angeles Register
http://www.losangelesregister.com/articles/city-600029-funding-money.html

5/18/2014      Hospitals Must Partner With Nonprofit Community-Based, Human Services For Better Outcomes And Cost Savings
Alliance For Children & Families
http://alliance1.org/susandreyfus/hospitals-must-partner-nonprofit-community-based-human-services-better-outcomes-and-cos.

4/23/2014     Moving and Shaking: Josh Groban Performs
The Jewish Journal
http://www.jewishjournal.com/los_angeles/article/moving_and_shaking_jeffrey_goldberg_talks_with_rabbi_david_wolpe_josh_groba

4/22/2014     More And More Americans Don't Have Enough To Eat
USA Today
http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/weekend/2014/04/11/more-americans-dont-have-enough-to-eat/7592765/

4/4/2014     Before Joining A Board, Size Up The Job And The Mission
The New York Times
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/05/your-money/before-joining-a-board-size-up-the-job-first.html?_r=0

4/2/2014     Day Of Hope Event At CBS Radford Studios Raises $200K To Support Jewish Family Service
Studio City Patch
http://studiocity.patch.com/groups/announcements/p/a-day-of-hope-event-at-cbs-radford-studios-raises-200000-to-support-jewish-family-service-of-los-angeles-programs-for-children-and-families

3/27/2014     Charity Receives A Half Ton Of Food
The Acorn
http://www.theacorn.com/news/2014-03-27/Community/Charity_receives_a_half_ton_of_food.html

3/23/2014     Jewish Family Service Of LA Holds Celebrated 'Day Of Hope' Fundraiser
CBS 2 TV
http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2014/03/23/jewish-family-services-of-la-holds-celebrated-day-of-hope-fundraiser/ 

3/21/2014     Stopping Domestic Abuse
Jewish Standard
http://jstandard.com/content/item/stopping_domestic_abuse/30254

2/20/2014     CBS Entertainment Chief Nina Tassler Extends Deal Through 2017
Los Angeles Times
http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/envelope/cotown/la-et-ct-cbs-entertainment-chief-nina-tassler-extends-deal-through-2017-20140220,0,5490226.story#axzz2vmZfTRfy

2/13/2014     Super Sunday Raises $1.3 Million
The Jewish Journal
http://www.jewishjournal.com/community/item/super_sunday_raises_1.3_million 

2/11/2014     Jewish Family Service Of Los Angeles Refers Enrollees
Alliance For Children And Families
http://alliance1.org/policy/insider/health-care-enrollment-member-experiences-and-resources

2/1/2014       Holiday food Drive A Success
Assemblymember Richard Bloom E-Newsletter
http://asmdc.org/members/a50/news-room/district-reports/february-2014-district-report?utm_campaign=Bloom_February2014_DistrictNews&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_content=link#F

1/28/2014     The Ranch Treatment Center In Tennessee Completes Cultural Sensitivity Training To Better Serve Orthodox And Observant Jewish Clients
Digital Journal
http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1703459

1/8/2014        50-Year-Old War On Poverty Has Had Limited Success
The Daily News
http://www.dailynews.com/social-affairs/20140108/war-on-poverty-has-had-limited-success-after-50-years-in-existence

1/6/2014        Off The Field, Rose Bowl Competitors On The Same Team As They Serve Los Angeles’ Needy Families
Van Nuys News Press
http://issuu.com/darylosswald/docs/issue355/5?e=2910772/6211061

1/2/2014         Rose Bowl Teams Support SOVA
Park LaBrea News
http://parklabreanewsbeverlypress.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/1.2-issue1.pdf

12/31/2013     Spartan, Cardinal Supporters Pack For Needy
UT San Diego
http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/dec/31/spartan-cardinal-supporters-pack-food-for-needy/

12/30/2013     MSU, Stanford Set Aside Differences To Fight Hunger
MSU Today
http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2013/msu-stanford-set-aside-differences-to-fight-hunger/

12/30/2013     Spartan, Cardinal Supporters Pack For Needy
The Wichita Eagle
http://www.kansas.com/2013/12/31/3204243/spartan-cardinal-supporters-pack.html

12/20/2013     JFS LA Receives $40,000 Grant To Fund Domestic Violence Programs
AJFCA Newsletter
http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?ca=cd208481-7944-4889-9d35-e41ea65a24ae&c=7245f6e0-dfa2-11e2-81f4-d4ae527557ea&ch=724d49e0-dfa2-11e2-81f4-d4ae527557ea

12/17/2013     Bloom To Host Food Drive And Open House
The Malibu Times
http://www.malibutimes.com/news/article_6b135b56-66f7-11e3-980c-001a4bcf887a.html

11/22/2013     10 Thanksgiving Volunteer Opportunities for 2013
LA Weekly
http://blogs.laweekly.com/arts/2013/11/thanksgiving_volunteer_opportunities_giving_back.php?page=2

11/6/2013     Federation Pension Fund Struggles
The Jewish Journal
http://www.jewishjournal.com/nation/article/federation_pension_fund_struggles

11/4/2013     Rita Rudner, Cojo Help JFS { Haven House Raise $50,000 To Provide Shelter And ServicesTo Survivors Of Domestic Violence
Pasadena Patch
http://pasadena-ca.patch.com/groups/announcements/p/rita-rudner-cojo-help-jfs--haven-house-raise-50000-to-provide-shelter-and-services-to-survivors-of-domestic-violenc

10/9/2013     What LA Is Doing About Gun Violence, Domestic Violence
Fox LA
http://www.myfoxla.com/story/23652705/what-la-is-doing-about-gun-violence-domestic-violence

10/1/2013     Shutdown May Affect Jewish Social Services
The Jewish Journal
http://www.jewishjournal.com/los_angeles/article/shutdown_may_affect_jewish_social_services  

10/1/2013     Aging Well In LA - JFS Care Transition Program
Channel 35 - LA City View
http://www.jfsla.org/document.doc?id=659

9/26/2013     Budget Impasse Cripples A Few Charities, But Bigger Cuts May Follow
The Chronicle Of Philanthropy
http://philanthropy.texterity.com/philanthropy/20130926?sub_id=l1NubfT89mGI#pg34  

9/20/2013     Seniors United
Council Member Paul Koretz E-Newsletter
http://www.jfsla.org/document.doc?id=648  

9/20/2013     Moving And Shaking: Michele Wolf Honored
The Jewish Journal
http://www.jewishjournal.com/los_angeles/article/moving_and_shaking_9_11_memorial_dr._kenneth_bernstein_and_michelle_wolf_ho  

9/18/2013     Artist Displays What's Missing In A Box
The Jewish Journal
http://www.jewishjournal.com/culture/article/artist_displays_whats_missing_in_a_box

8/28/2013     From Fairfax High To Manhattan Project
The Jewish Journal
http://www.jewishjournal.com/bill_boyarsky/article/from_fairfax_high_to_manhattan_project

8/26/2013     Sequestration's Jewish Toll
The Jewish Daily Forward
http://forward.com/articles/182904/sequestrations-jewish-toll/

8/26/2013     But Is Good For The Jews? Sequestration Edition
The Huffington Post
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/26/huffpost-hill_n_3819188.html

8/23/1013     Readmission Penalties Prompt Hospitals To Improve Follow-Up Care
Californai Health Report
http://www.healthycal.org/archives/13028

8/19/2013     US Author Probes ‘Legacy’ Of The 228 Incident In Novel
Taipei Times
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2013/08/19/2003570059

8/16/2013     Raol Wallenberg - The Definition Of Courage
Councilmember Paul Koretz E-Newsletter
Sorry, no link.

8/14/2013     Mother in Northridge Maple Syrup Swastika Case Goes 'Beyond' At Jewish Food Pantry
The Daily News
http://www.dailynews.com/general-news/20130814/mother-in-northridge-maple-syrup-swastika-case-goes-beyond-at-jewish-food-pantry

8/8/2013     Wallenberg Was 'Once In A Century'
Park LaBrea News
http://parklabreanewsbeverlypress.com/news/2013/08/wallenberg-was-%E2%80%98once-in-a-century%E2%80%99/

8/6/2013     Officials Trying To Make Room For Seniors At Lunch Table
Santa Monica Daily Press
http://smdp.com/officials-trying-to-make-room-for-seniors-at-lunch-table/125440  

8/6/2013     Raoul Wallenberg A Fearless Man
News Blaze
http://newsblaze.com/story/20130806185014nurg.nb/topstory.html  

8/5/2013     Jewish Community Bands Together For Raoul Wallenberg Day In LA
The Beverly Hills Courier
http://bhcourier.com/jewish-community-bands-raoul-wallenberg-day-l-a/2013/08/05  

8/2/2013     Unpcoming Events (Wallenberg Statue Rededication At JFS {Freda Mohr)
Councilmember Paul Koretz E-Newsletter
http://cd5.lacity.org/index.htm

8/1/2013     Holocaust Hero Wallenberg Statue Rededication Set
The Jewish Journal
http://www.jewishjournal.com/los_angeles/article/holocaust_hero_wallenberg_statue_rededication_set

8/1/2013     Rededucation Ceremony At Raol Wallenberg Square Monday, August 5th
Melrose Villiage Blog
http://melrosevillage.wordpress.com/2013/08/01/rededication-ceremony-at-raoul-wallenberg-square-monday-august-5th/

8/1/2013      A Lifesaver for Seniors
Cedars Sinai Newsletter
Sorry, no clip

7/18/2013     Job Seekers Still Suffering
The Jewish Home
See article

7/10/2013     Three L.A. Teens win Tikkun Olam Awards
The Jewish Journal
http://www.jewishjournal.com/los_angeles/article/three_l.a._teens_win_tikkun_olam_awards 

6/13/2013     Moving And Shaking
The Jewish Journal
http://dailybruin.com/2013/06/10/graduating-speaker-hopes-to-contribute-humor-to-2013-commencement-ceremony-2/

6/10/2013     Graduating Speaker Hopes To Contribute Humour To 2013 Commencement Ceremony
UCLA Bruin
http://dailybruin.com/2013/06/10/graduating-speaker-hopes-to-contribute-humor-to-2013-commencement-ceremony-2/

5/30/2013     Jewish Family Service Honors Longtime Board Member
Park LaBrea News
http://parklabreanewsbeverlypress.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/5.30-issue1.pdf

5/29/2013     Eric Garcetti: Keep An Eye Out For Seniors
The Jewish Journal
http://www.jewishjournal.com/bill_boyarsky/article/eric_garcetti_keep_an_eye_out_for_seniors

5/21/2013   Life After The Holocaust, At 90 And Beyond
The Jewish Daily Forward
http://forward.com/articles/176685/life-after-the-holocaust-at--and-beyond/

5/3/2013     Thank You For Making Our LAAAC 2013 Aging Summit A Success
LAAAC E-Newsletter
Sorry, No link available.

4/18/2013   Survivor: Eva Katz Brettler
The Jewish Journal
http://www.jewishjournal.com/lifestyle/article/survivor_eva_katz_brettler

4/17/2013   Students To Harvest Fruits From Orange Grove
Daily Sundial
http://sundial.csun.edu/2013/04/students-to-harvest-fruits-from-orange-grove/

4/3/2013    Reliving The Holocaust
The Jewish Journal
http://www.jewishjournal.com/yom_hashoah/article/reliving_the_holocaust

3/29/2013    Moving And Shaking: Suzy and Stephen Bookbinder Honored
The Jewish Journal
http://www.jewishjournal.com/articles/print/moving_and_shaking_city_hall_passover_shalhevet_school_crowned_champs_beit

3/21/2013    JFS Brings Seders To Seniors
The Jewish Journal
http://www.jewishjournal.com/passover/article/jfs_brings_seders_to_seniors

3/20/2013    Comfort During A Crisis
The Jewish Journal
http://www.jewishjournal.com/lifestyle/article/comfort_during_a_crisis

3/11/2013    The Pet Food Panrty Hosts A Pet Food Drive At West Hollywood Pavilions
CBS News
http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2013/03/11/the-pet-food-pantry-to-host-a-pet-food-drive-at-west-hollywood-pavilions/

3/6/2013    Moving And Shaking
The Jewish Journal
http://www.jewishjournal.com/los_angeles/article/moving_and_shaking1

2/13/2013  Iranian Jews Honor Local Jewish Nonprofits, HIAS
The Jewish Journal
http://www.jewishjournal.com/los_angeles/article/iranian_jews_honor_local_jewish_nonprofits_hias

2/11/2013   Florabel Kinsler Dies At 83; Social Worker Aided Holocaust Survivors
Los Angeles Times
http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-florabel-kinsler-20130212,0,2841132.story

2/7/2013   Neal's Prayer
The Jewish Journal
http://www.jewishjournal.com/rob_eshman/article/neals_prayer_jewish_disability_awareness_month

2/5/2013   Jewish Groups Warn Congressional SNAP/Food Stamp Cuts Still A Threat
Food Research And Action Center News Digest
http://frac.org/

1/30/2013   Jews Fight For Food Stamps
The Jewish Journal
http://www.jewishjournal.com/los_angeles/article/jews_fight_for_food_stamps

1/30/2013   Walk, Run To Cardiac Health
The Jewish Journal
http://www.jewishjournal.com/health/article/walk_run_to_cardiac_health

1/3/2013   100 Volunteers Show Up For Service
Park LaBrea News
http://parklabreanewsbeverlypress.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/1.3-issue.pdf

1/2/2013   Federation Re-evaluating Board of Rabbis
The Jewish Journal
http://www.jewishjournal.com/los_angeles/article/federation_re_evaluating_board_of_rabbis

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