From Ethiopia to Israel – from Tragedy to Blessing

Orit with her daughter, Rebecca. Photo: Nir Kafri for The Jewish Agency for Israel

A soon to be published blog post on The Jewish Agency’s Voices Blog. Note our coverage below in the Atlanta Jewish Times about our activities supporting the Ethiopian community in Yokneam, Atlanta’s sist…

"My first time getting to go to an overnight summer camp"

October 12, 2017

Dear Jewish Nevada’s Scholarship Committee,

Thank you so much for the scholarship that went towards my camp funds. That was very generous, and it helped out my family a lot in being able to send me to camp. This was my first time getting to go to an overnight summer camp…

"Thank you to all who made this gift possible for me"

My name is Golda and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and to all those made this gift possible for me to allow me to go to overnight summer camp.

I went to Gan Yisroel West which is located in North Fork, CA in the mountains very close to Bass Lake. 

I would like to sha…

Yom Kippur is about all of us

The time has come, once again, for the global Jewish community to take stock of our actions and ask for forgiveness for our transgressions. We may post messages of forgiveness on social media, send notes of apology, or start calling through our contact lists. All of this to perform, as we ar…

Jewish Family Service Agency Update

In 2016, with the help of our largest grantors, Jewish Nevada, The Conference on Material Claims against Germany and YOU, JFSA assisted over 7,000 community members and will help over 10,000 by the end of 2017.

We are a social service Agency founded in 1977 to provide Individual Counseling,…