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.
CA Gives Jewish Family Service Funding for Food Pantry Building
Jewish Family Service L.A. announced Tuesday the state of California gave it a $5.7 million grant to purchase the Van Nuys building that contains its food pantry program.
JFS SOVA Receives $5.7 Million State Grant
Jewish Family Service LA’s SOVA Community Food & Resource Program (JFS SOVA) was awarded a $5.7 million grant from California’s 2021 budget allocation to purchase and expand the property in Van Nuys that it has been renting since 2005.
JFS LA Awarded $18.7 Million for Holocaust Survivors
Jewish Family Service LA was awarded $18.7 million from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference) as part of a $720 million allocation to more than 300 social welfare organizations globally.
Inflation drives up Passover food prices for Jews
Shopping for Passover on a recent day at a kosher supermarket in the Hasidic Jewish section of Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood, Moshe Werzberger worried about how inflation is driving up prices during one of the most important holidays for Jews.