February 1, 2017 RSS feed / Columns

Women philanthropists leading the way in our Jewish community

FEDERATION 411

Women philanthropists are the change-makers and community shapers of the world. We are sisters and daughters, mothers and friends, compassionate and committed women at every stage of life and career. More...

Plenty of great novels to keep you entertained this winter

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

We know you love a good novel, and our shelves are filled with brand-new ones to keep you entertained and intrigued on cold winter nights. We gathered recently to discuss some of the latest fiction from our libraries.  More...

Seniors who need help with healthcare can call on JFCS

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

“When my nurse from JFCS comes to my house, I feel like someone cares for me. Not only does she help me to understand my medications, she talks to me like a person with love and friendship.”— JFCS 60+ In-Home Healthcare Client More...

Looking forward to celebrating with my own ‘funny Valentine’

SALLY’S WORLD

When I was a college junior, I made a list of what I wanted in a husband. For some reason, I saved that list. And I cringe when I read it. At that stage, we tend to think in a limited sphere. More...

Younger leaders emerging

BBYO BLOCK

As the fall term of the chapter executive boards comes to an end, the spring term begins. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Delicious desserts for Tu B’Shevat

COOKING

Tu B’Shevat, the 15th day in the Jewish month of Shevat, is known as the New Year for Trees. This day is celebrated this year on Shabbat, Feb. 11. More...

A few of the numbers that point to the JCF’s success

MONEY MATTERS

With a background in accounting, I have long been a “numbers person.” I find that oftentimes numbers can tell a story that you couldn’t uncover in other ways. More...