JFSLA Collaborates with Major LA Artists
When JFSLA’s Art Committee began filling the walls of the JFS Gunther-Hirsh Family Center with art that would provide a calming and inspiring environment for clients and staff alike, they never imagined that they would end up collaborating with two of the most influential LA artists working today.
JFSLA Appoints Randy Magnin as Chair of Board of Directors
At last week’s Board Installation, Randy Magnin was appointed as the new Chair of the Jewish Family Service LA Board of Directors for the 2022-2024 term. Joining the Agency more than 30 years ago as a member of the JFSLA Young Leaders group, Randy is a long-time Board member who has also served as Treasurer and chair of the Finance Committee.
JFSLA Begins Reopening Senior Dining Centers
On Monday, June 27th, Anita & Stanley’s Kosher Café, Jewish Family Service LA’s senior dining center at the JFS Gunther-Hirsh Family Center, reopened for in-person dining for the first time in over two years. Clients arrived with smiles on their faces and expressed how happy they were to finally be able to socialize with others while having a delicious, nutritious, and free hot meal.
JFSLA Installs New Board Members and Officers
Last week, JFSLA installed the new and returning officers and members of its Board of Directors at an event held at the home of Shana Passman, a long-time board member and past Board Chair.
CA Governor Newsom Approves Major Funding for California Holocaust Survivor Assistance Program, Providing Millions of Dollars for Los Angeles Survivors
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (June 30, 2022) – Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom approved the 2022-23 State Budget which includes an unprecedented $36 million dollars in funding for the California Holocaust Survivor Assistance Program. The California Holocaust Survivor Assistance Program (CHSAP) provides resources for five Jewish Family Service agencies – in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco,…
JFSLA’s Chaverim Program Reunites in Person
On Wednesday, May 25th, Jewish Family Service LA’s Chaverim program held its first in-person event in over two years at the JFS Valley Store Front Resource Center. It was a touching reunion, with tears and heartfelt emotions.
JFSLA Hosts Virtual Volunteer Appreciation Event
On Wednesday, June 8th, Jewish Family Service LA celebrated its dedicated family of volunteers. The virtual Volunteer Appreciation Event recognized three volunteers for their commitment to helping JFSLA serve the people of Los Angeles.
JFSLA President & CEO Eli Veitzer Appointed to NJHSA Board of Directors
Eli Veitzer, JFS President and CEO, was appointed as a new Board member of the Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies (NJHSA) for a three-year term at the NJHSA Annual Meeting in May.
JFSLA Hosts Flex Vote Centers in Partnership with the LA County Registrar/County Clerk
In an effort to encourage clients, staff, and volunteers to vote, JFSLA partnered with the LA County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk to host Flex Vote Centers at the JFS Valley Storefront in North Hollywood and the JFS SOVA Pantry in Van Nuys.