Jewish Family Service Agency (JFSA), founded in 1977, provides comprehensive social support to people in need. Inspired by the Jewish principle of Tikkun Olam, "repairing the world", JFSA supports people of all backgrounds, providing professional social services to families and individuals in times of need. While the focus of JFSA is on the Jewish community, JFSA serves all individuals without regard to religion, race, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin.
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Sperling, Kronberg, Mack Holocaust Resource Center was established in 1980 by an endowment from the Lloyd and Edythe Katz Family in memory of Edythe’s parents Gertrude and Hyman Sperling. The Center serves as a resource and lending library to the Las Vegas community. The Center operates in conjunction with other entities such as such as the Governor’s Advisory Council on Education Relating to the Holocaust. It provides print, non-print, and electronic resources free to the public to support the Council’s mission to develop programs for the education of children and adults in issues relating to the Holocaust, tolerance, and diversity.
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The Jewish Community Center of Southern Nevada is now part of the Nevada's Jewish Federation, dedicated to offering quality programs and activities that emphasize Jewish culture, identity and values to people of all ages and backgrounds. The Jewish Community Center of Southern Nevada provides a way for the Southern Nevada community to join together, celebrate Jewish values and instill a passion for Jewish living. To get ivolved follow them on Facebook @jccsn or sign up to recieve their emails at email@example.com
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March of the Living is an annual educational program which brings students from all over the world to Poland, in order to study the history of the Holocaust and to examine the roots of prejudice, intolerance and hate.
The week in Poland culminates when Las Vegas teens are joined by 10,000 others in the March of the Living, the solemn march from the Auschwitz to Birkenau concentration camps on Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Memorial Day.
From Poland, teens travel to Israel spending a week visiting such places as Tel Aviv, Lake Kinneret, Massada, the Dead Sea and Jerusalem. They experience the commemoration of Yom HaZikaron, a tribute to the fallen soldiers of Israel and the celebration of the independence of the State of Israel, Yom Ha'atzmaut.
In partnership with Temple Beth Sholom, Jewish Nevada provides scholarships to send 40 students a year to join the March of the Living program. Our Las Vegas teen participants have formed relationships with other teens from throughout the USA and the world, from Canada to Europe to Australia to Latin America.
Ramat HaNegev and Jewish Nevada have partnered up to interact, build connections, and have authentic cultural experiences in Nevada and in Israel. Our mission is dedicated to embodying the spirit of Jewish culture and promoting strong connections between the State of Israel and Nevada.