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VOL. 12 NO. 11                                                                          NOVEMBER 2022

      Federation Announces 2022-2023 Events Season

         As the Jewish community
      of the Palm Beaches
      continues to experience
      immense population growth
      and becomes recognized as
      a North American hub for
      Jewish life, leadership, and
      innovation, Jewish Federation
      of Palm Beach County has
      announced an exciting and
      robust lineup of events for
      the 2022-2023 season, with
      dozens of events for all ages,
      including social, educational,
      philanthropic, volunteer,  Board Chair Susan Shulman
      business networking  Pertnoy and President &                                                         Student from Palm Beach Atlantic with Juliana Kohl
      opportunities, and more.   CEO Michael Hoffman                                                       Gendelman, past chair, Jewish Volunteer Center
         Highlights this season
      include Sundays Together family educational programs                                                 President and CEO of Jewish Federation of Palm Beach
      throughout the community; 8 Days, 8 Ways of Giving Back                                              County. “As our community’s ‘City Hall,’ we are proud
      Hanukkah volunteer initiative; Day of Awareness educational                                          to offer such a wide array of meaningful experiences that
      events for people with differing abilities; and Celebrating                                          provide people from all stages of life with opportunities to
      Philanthropy: A Major Gifts Event.                                                                   learn, gain new perspectives, connect with one another, and
         “This community is incredibly active, with thousands                                              explore their Jewish culture and heritage.”
      of people with diverse interests and needs looking for   Jessica and Daniel Touche with children Abby and Jacob at
      connection with Jewish life,” shared Michael Hoffman,   the Hanukkah at The Square event             Federation Announces on page 2
      NCJW to Place Human Trafficking

      Education Posters on Tri-Rail Trains

         Florida has the third highest reports of human      The posters and rack cards urge people to be aware      The posters and rack cards have the National Trafficking
      trafficking, according to Polaris, the national organization   of anyone who befriends them on line or in person, to be   Hotline number (888-373-7888), as well as the Twenty-
      that maintains reports and records of human trafficking;   aware of fake ads for modeling, acting, or musical careers,   four-Seven QR Code, which has information about human
      Palm Beach County is one of the top hotspots for   and to be aware of those who buy gifts, meals, or offer a   trafficking and federal and state laws protecting victims
      trafficking in the state.                         place to stay.                                     of human trafficking in multiple languages and the direct
         The Palm Beach section of the National Council of      Tri-Rail trains currently carry an average of 11,000   link to the National Trafficking Hotline to enable a victim
      Jewish Women has extended its efforts to educate the   passengers daily, with many students who travel via train   to report an incident to authorities.
      public about human trafficking by putting posters onboard   daily to get to school. “Within a week of the first mounting      “We at the SFRTA cannot emphasize enough the
      Tri-Rail trains with warning signs of the techniques that   of the posters there was a report of trafficking made to the   importance of this effort and ask Tri-Rail passengers to
      traffickers use to recruit victims. Rack cards with the same   National Trafficking Hotline and Homeland Security was   remain alert for any potential cases they may witness,” said
      graphics are in all Tri-Rail stations from West Palm Beach   notified of the report,” said Judy Traub, chair of the NCJW
      to Miami.                                         Human Trafficking Education and Awareness Committee.  NCJW to Place on page 2
      Mariel Hemingway to Speak at JFS No Excuse for Abuse Event

         For the 19th consecutive year, Ferd & Gladys Alpert   Kravis Center for the Performing Arts.      abuse prevention, mental
      Jewish Family Service of Palm Beach County will host its      Hemingway, who is also the granddaughter of Nobel Prize-  health support, suicide
      highly regarded No Excuse for Abuse event, which will feature   winning author Ernest Hemingway, will share her personal   awareness, and more,”
      Academy award-nominated actor, author, and mental health   story of overcoming the legacy of mental illness, addiction, and   said Marc Hopin, CEO
      advocate Mariel Hemingway. Being held in person after two   suicide in one of America’s most famous families. Hemingway   of Alpert JFS. “Year after
      years virtual, the event will take place on February 5 at the   has also written a book on the topic, titled, Out Came the Sun.  year, this event and the
                                                                                   Co-chairs of the No Excuse   guests we feature continue
                                                                                 for Abuse event are Cindy   to both educate and inspire
                                                                                 and Dr. Allan Schlossberg,   all those who participate.
                                                                                 Wendy and Geoff Stahl, and   We  are  thankful  for
                                                                                 Dr. Paula Newmark and Joel   the continued support
                                                                                 Yudenfreund.              of Alpert JFS’ essential
                                                                                   “The annual No Excuse for   services, including our
                                                                                 Abuse fundraising event is now   Domestic Abuse program,
                                                                                 in its 19th year, demonstrating   Suicide Awareness
                                                                                 Al p e r t   JFS’  o n g o i n g   Groups, and more that provide professional counseling for
                                                                                 commitment to domestic    those in need.”
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