Using false papers from the Jewish Underground, Hedy was able to hide in the open at a Catholic hospital during the last few years of World War II. Her nurse’s aide work there led to a career in medical technology and a new life in America. Hedy, now 89, shares her story with youth, and volunteers her many talents at her assisted-care residence, Rhoda Goldman Plaza, and at JFCS.
Ingrid D. Tauber, PhD, is a longtime friend of JFCS and the Holocaust Center of Northern California, which is now at JFCS. We are thankful for the gift of the Tauber Holocaust Library and Education Program at the center.
Pet-assisted therapy has been proven effective in all sorts of situations—for people with disabilities, isolated seniors, people suffering from depression and chronic illness, and children with special needs
Modeling the work they saw through JFCS programs, Natasha Clebaner is studying to be a school psychologist at Columbia University and her brother, Misha, is planning to begin rabbinical studies after a stint in AmeriCorps.