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In The News – August 12, 2020

Honoring the Mitzvah Circle “Mitzvah” is defined as a commandment of the Jewish law and/or a meritorious or charitable act, and the Mitzvah Circle operating out of Sun City Palm Desert has certainly lived up to its name. The brainchild of Elaine Leib and Rhoda Lewis,...

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Maureen Forman, Thank You For Your Service

Maureen Forman, Thank You For Your Service

Maureen Forman, LCSW, became Jewish Family Service of the Desert’s (JFS) Executive Director in 2014. She has been with the agency since December of 2011 in several roles before becoming its dedicated Executive Director. During a management transition, the JFS Board...

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JFS Desert “It Begins With Us!

JFS Desert “It Begins With Us!

To Our Dedicated JFS Donors and Friends, These are uncertain times. We are all concerned for our health and safety and for the well-being of our friends, family, and neighbors. On March 16th, Jewish Family Service of the Desert joined with our fellow valley residents...

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Auxiliary presents Roy Firestone

Auxiliary presents Roy Firestone

 Critically acclaimed as a performer, monologist, humorist and musician, Roy Firestone, a seven-time Emmy® Award-winning sports broadcasting icon, will entertain us with his stories, songs, and impressions.  Roy has performed in more than 2,000 venues over the last...

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New JFS Board Members Sworn In

New JFS Board Members Sworn In

Nancy Levine, MBA is a realtor with Bennion Deville Homes and serves as a Business Operations Manager for The Girlfriend Factor, which provides renewable educational grants and emotional support to adult women. She has over 20 years of experience in sales...

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Awards Ceremony

Awards Ceremony

Kraig Johnson, Asst. Executive Director; Sam Kahn, volunteer of the Year and Julie Hirsh winner of the Donna Stone Award Volunteer of the Year Award Steve Krug and JFS Case Manager Lisa Schmid Outstanding Patrons Award Recipients Bob & Nina Wernick Volunteer of...

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Local Yoga Studio Supports JFS Emergency Services

Local Yoga Studio Supports JFS Emergency Services

Desert Yoga Therapy is a carefully designed yoga studio in Rancho Mirage with warmth and community in mind. Local artists and members have helped put loving details into their studio, which is an inviting and unique environment to practice yoga....

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