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Belmont Properties Helps JFS Provide Temporary Housing 

 “He who saves just one life, saves the world entire.”  The Talmud   JFS had been working with the Zubris family of four who arrived a few months ago from Kherson, a city in the Ukraine that was under attack.  They were in need of temporary housing and JFS CEO, Tanja Demajo inquired about potential rentals available with Board

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Marc’s Story

In his clean, quiet home in Nanaimo, surrounded by his children and grandchildren, you would never know that Marc G. had a close brush with death only a few months earlier. You would never know that this gentle, hospitable man is still fighting for his life. Marc’s story began in France in 1949. His mother

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Caring for Our Holocaust Survivors

JFS and Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre (VHEC) are pleased to announce a new partnership to serve Greater Vancouver’s Holocaust Survivor community. Beginning January 2022, JFS will administer both the socialization and social services Claims Conference Grants, which have traditionally been split between the two organizations. This move consolidates the work of managing and reporting the

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