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Join the Richmond Jewish Community and friends of all faiths from across Greater Richmond as we join together in unity and support for members of the Tree of Life Congregation and the Pittsburgh community after the horrific and tragic violence perpetrated on Saturday, October 27th, 2018. We mourn with those families, and send comfort […]READ MORE
Physical presentation is more than how an outside person perceives another person; it can shape how we see ourselves. Mrs. B was brought under the care of JFS Public Guardianship program a year ago – she had previously been under the care of a different public guardian. When she arrived to JFS, she was reserved […]READ MORE
Dr. David Guion, PhD, is a clinical psychologist at JFS. September 9 – September 15 is Suicide Prevention Week. This week is a time to continue the discussion to #stopsuicide. This topic has increasingly become in the public eye through the tragic losses this summer of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade. There are no easy […]READ MORE
September 17th marks the beginning of the fourth year of the Enrich for Life program. If you are a semi-retired or retired adult, join Jewish Family Services and the Weinstein JCC in a sweet New Year with challah, apples, honey, a hot kosher lunch and a special program by Dr. Richard Woodward, the curator of […]READ MORE
The High Holidays are a reflective time to look back into the previous year and assess next year’s goals. It is the time to look within ourselves to evaluate our strengths and opportunities for growth. It is also a time of year where we can ask how we can use our time and talents to […]READ MORE
By: David Guion, PhD, JFS Clinical Psychologist For many, the summer is an anticipated and enjoyable time, particularly through the extra opportunities to get outdoors and socialize. For others, the summer can be a particularly challenging time, so much so that about 10% of people who have seasonal affective disorder actually get it in the […]READ MORE