What We Do

Established in 1915, Jewish Family Service of Northeastern Pennsylvania (JFS) reflects the Jewish tradition of caring and compassion for all people in need. Through professional counseling, advocacy and educational programming, our services seek to enhance and strengthen the quality of individual, family and community life.

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2021-2022 Annual Report
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News and Events

Wanting the Un-seeable to Become Seeable

Before you continue reading this, I am going to ask you to go to a window or door, open it […]

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Margolies Charitable Trust – JFS Donor Spotlight

Albert and Ann Margolies were life long residents of Scranton and outstanding humanitarians.  Often described as giants in the realm of kindness […]

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Coping with Feelings During a Crisis

In many ways, it is completely normal to feel boredom and anxious feelings when a global pandemic such as the corona-virus […]

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Villa Capri Supports Mae S. Gelb Food Pantry

Villa Capri Cruisers Car Club Inc. visited JFS today with a $500 check in support of the Mae S. Gelb […]

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JFSNEPA Receives Grant from Robert H. Spitz Foundation

Jewish Family Service of Northeastern Pennsylvania was one of the recent recipients of a grant from the Robert H. Spitz […]

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Mitzvah Committee Supports Mae S. Gelb Food Pantry

The Temple Israel of Scranton, PA Mitzvah Committee, consisting of Suzy and Rick Jacobson, Karen and Robby Pollock, Marian and […]

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