Mark Shapiro, president of Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Services of Southern New Jersey, describes the critical services provided by JFCS for families in need in South Jersey. Programs range from food pantries and job search counseling services to programs for developmentally disabled adults and home healthcare services for senior citizens.
The Bookmates reading program is one of many initiatives of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Southern New Jersey that are supported through Super Sunday campaign contributions. In this video, JCRC President Myra Gutin describes the programs supported by the annual fundraising campaign.
Evan Dannenbaum, regional president of the B’nail B’rith Youth Organization (BBYO) tells JCV-TV’s Steve Lubetkin why young people are engaged and involved in the Super Sunday fund raiser.
Super Sunday co-chairs Jamie Dollinger and Suzanne Levy-Polikoff praised the many volunteers who manned the phones and handled donation paperwork during the January 27 Super Sunday fundraiser at the Katz JCC.The pair also invited volunteers to participate in “Super Week” followup phone calls.
The Mitzvah Camp, a program for children of people volunteering at the Jewish Federation’s Super Sunday fund raising event, donated $36, or “double chai” to the Super Sunday event. Sheri Pecarsky, Young Adult Division Community Service Co-Chair, visited the call center to talk about the donation with JCV-TV’s Steve Lubetkin. Pecarsky, dressed as Snow White, was accompanied by children participating in the Mitzvah Camp program.
Newly appointed as Jewish Federation CEO in South Jersey, Jennifer Dubrow Weiss describes some new program initiatives that will benefit from Super Sunday fundraising, in an interview with JCV-TV’s Steve Lubetkin.
Marc Dannenbaum, president of the Katz Jewish Community Center, discusses the community center’s role in helping to raise money for the Super Sunday campaign.
Iris Morrow Snyder, co-chair of the Young Adult Division of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey, tells Steve Lubetkin of Jewish Community Voice Television why young adults should make a commitment to supporting Jewish charities and philanthropies. Snyder is an active worker at the Super Sunday fundraiser taking place at the Jewish Federation campus on January 27.
Rabbi Micah Peltz of Temple Beth Sholom, president of the Tri-County Board of Rabbis, discussed the unique collaborative relationship among rabbis of different denominations in the South Jersey community, and how this collaboration helps make Super Sunday participation stronger among synagogues.
New Jersey State Sen. James Beach was one of a number of political leaders who stopped by to show support for Super Sunday fundraising activities. Beach spoke with JCV-TV’s Steve Lubetkin