Tagged Marc N. Blattner

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Biz Ins and Outs

JFCS taps Kathleen Sullivan as interim executive director Dr. Kathleen M. Sullivan became the interim executive director of Jewish Family & Child Service on May 6, following the departure of Carrie Hoops, who left May 5 to lead William Temple House. JFCS is a subsidiary of Cedar Sinai Park that provides social services to improve…

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Biz Ins and Outs

JFCS Gets Grant for Groundbreaking Holocaust Survivor Care Portland’s Jewish Holocaust survivors will soon receive innovative services designed to reduce trauma and isolation thanks to a grant to Jewish Family & Child Service by the Jewish Federations of North America. Combined with matching funds from the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland, the award will provide…

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Education provides ties to past, keys to future

Stretching back to the biblical commandment for parents to teach their children, Judaism has emphasized the importance of education. Known as People of the Book, Jews have supported learning and flourished through education. David Grubin’s 2008 PBS series and companion book Jewish Life in America reflects on the importance of education in Jewish life: “In…