Archive for the ‘Holidays’ Category

An interview with Big Brother, Jeff Gabel, on giving.

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December 1st, 2014

The holiday season isn’t just a time to give gifts to loved ones, but to help those in need in our community. That’s why we’re partnering with Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) on Project Dreidel, a campaign to bring holiday gifts to local families who can’t afford them. We talked to Jeff Gabel, an active Big Brother (who’s featured in the

National Jewish Heritage Month.

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May 1st, 2014
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Founded in 1948, Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israeli Independence Day) marks the establishment of the State of Israel. The Israeli Knesset (Parliament) declared that the preceding day be Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day, for those who lost their lives defending the State of Israel while serving in the Israeli Defense Force (IDF). Jewish holidays last for 24 hours, from sundown

Harvey’s spin on holiday giving: An interview with JBBBS President/CEO, Harvey Lowell.

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November 22nd, 2013
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For the second year in a row, Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters (JBBBS) is partnering with Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) to launch Project Dreidel, a program that provides Chanukah gifts to Jewish and interfaith children in need. Harvey Lowell, JBBBS President/CEO, discusses how Project Dreidel is making a difference in the lives of local families.