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JFS established group homes for the elderly.

JFS Historical Highlights

1928  The Jewish Social Service Bureau is incorporated to promote “family welfare and welfare of children among the Jewish people of Detroit and environs.” 1930s The first Homemaker Service Program in Michigan is started to serve children in homes with an ill or absent mother. 1940s The agency’s focus with children shifted to foster care…

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Celebrity Jews: At The Movies, Gottfried And Horsey Stuff

AT THE MOVIES The comedy Book Club opens on Friday, May 18. Here’s the basic plot: Diane (Diane Keaton, 72) is recently widowed after 40 years of marriage. Her daughter, Jill, is played by Alicia Silverstone, 41. (This is Silverstone’s first major studio film in 12 years.) Diane’s best friends are Sharon (Candice Bergen, 71),…

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