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Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley
14855 Oka Road, Suite 202, Los Gatos, CA 95032
Telephone: (408) 556.0600  |  Fax: (408) 551-0091  |  jfs@jfssv.org


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Events

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Immigration Law Clinic

Jewish Family Services and the American Immigration Lawyers’ Association, Silicon Valley Chapter (AILA) offer a pro bono immigration law clinic to serve the needs of immigrants in the South Bay.

Attorneys from various local law firms provide clients with

valuable legal advice and assistance relating to all areas of

immigration law, including help with completing green card

and citizenship applications, and fee waiver applications to

ameliorate the costs of the application fees.

Clinic Dates:  Thursdays from 5:00-8:00PM on these dates:

                 

                     September 1, 2016
                     November 3, 2016


These sessions are free of charge and are held at JFS SV offices.  Learn More.



Knitzvah 10 Year Anniversary Party and Artist Reception

Sunday, September 18, 2016, Levy Family Campus


10:30 am - Anniversary Party in Adult Lounge
11:30 am - Knitzvah Artist Reception, 2nd Floor Gallery
Refreshments Served

The Knitzvah Artist Exhibit is being held on the 2nd floor gallery hall of the Levy Family Campus from September 14th through October 28th.  The exhibit showcases exquisite and artistic handcrafted items from Knitzvah members who knit, crochet and sew blankets for preemies in the NICU; blankets for newly arrived refugees; caps for cancer patients; toys for kids in shelters and foster care -  and so much more.  Each of these beautiful items has a story of giving from the heart which gives recipients hope for a better future.

For more Information, contact;

Barbara Berlant at auntbarbara@comcast.net
Lori Cinnamon at loric@jfssv.org or (408) 357-7467



BRCA Foundation Panel Discussion


Sunday, September 18, 2016, Congregation Beth David at 3:00 pm


Please join us on September 18 at 3 pm at Congregation Beth David synagogue for a professional panel discussion by the BRCA Foundation.  1 in 40 Ashkenazi Jewish women or men are a BRCA mutation carrier, as compared to one in 600-800 in the general population.  What does this mean for Jewish families?  Come learn about the BRCA genetic mutation, how it can be identified, and what kind of difference can be made once it is known! 

Panelists will include world renowned BRCA research experts from Stanford or UCSF and a genetic counselor.  Congregation Beth David is located at 19700 Prospect Road, Saratoga.  Click here for event flyer.


For more information, please contact:


Dorene Kastelman at dorenesworld@gmail.com