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Izaly Zemtsovsky, JFCS East Bay Client and Holocaust Survivor, Shares His Story

  “JFCS East Bay is more than simply helpful. Let me express myself a bit poetically: it is the beam of light in the dark realm.”   My name is Izaly Zemtsovsky. I’m a retired professor of music and folklore. I was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, and I have been a resident of Walnut... Read more »

Afghan Pro Bono Representation Project

We are delighted to tell you about an exciting Pro Bono opportunity with JFCS-East Bay! If you are interested, have questions, or would like to learn more about this program, please fill out this BRIEF FORM. With offices in Berkeley and Concord, CA, JFCS East Bay has resettled more than 600 Afghans in the Bay... Read more »

Afghan Refugee Crisis Response

A surge of refugees - help welcome and support them.

News from the Public Policy & Advocacy Committee

June 22, 2022 Update – Submitted by Deena Levine-Lipsett, Chair It might be news to some of our community members that JFCS East Bay has a Public Policy & Advocacy Committee. What do we do in this committee? Sometimes we write letters to local public officials, or to representatives in the State Legislature or in... Read more »