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Friend 2 Friend Friday: The meaning of friendship.

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March 17th, 2017

Friend 2 Friend caseworker, Laurie Caplan, recently shared a d’var Torah with her colleagues. Jewish or not, JBBBS staff found meaning in her reflection on friendship, so we couldn’t wait to share! Jewish literature and thought offer many insights into the nature of friendship, the rewards it offers, and the efforts one should make to

Happy holidays – from JBBBS!

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September 30th, 2016

On this as on every Rosh Hashanah, we are reminded that life is changeable, ephemeral, precious.  We remember that the more we lend our strength to someone facing adversity, the more we strengthen ourselves.  The more we take care of one another, the better off we all are – as people and as a unified

My Little Story: Sealing the deal.

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May 18th, 2016

Of course Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters is a leader in the mentoring movement. We bring people together. You already knew that. But did you know that we’re also a little bit famous (if we do say so ourselves) for the pens we make available as agency swag?  True. We get requests for those pens all the time. (You

My Little Story: It was so much a part of my life.

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May 9th, 2016

My daughter drew this picture for me when she was small. It’s supposed to be me. There in the background you can see she added a sketch of a person using a wheelchair. Even then, even as a kid, she grasped that this work was so much a part of my life. Jan Klein directs

YoPros involved in strategic process.

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September 9th, 2015

Over the past two years, Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters has been focusing on the development, cultivation, and engagement of the Young Professional community. With more than 75% of our volunteers between the ages of 21 and 40, how we engage this demographic in the community is central to the growth of the agency. The