Rachel Coalition hosts annual community education luncheon

Rachel Coalition hosts annual community education luncheon

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Rachel Coalition, the domestic violence division of Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ, hosted its annual community education luncheon — previously known as the Women to Women Luncheon — on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael in Springfield. The event featured Katrina Brownlee who was abused, shot 10 times and […]

Rachel Coalition seeks volunteers for its Court Advocate Program

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Rachel Coalition, the domestic violence division of Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ, is seeking volunteers for its Court Advocate Program. This 40-hour hands-on training program educates participants to assist domestic violence victims with emotional and administrative support as they await their restraining order hearing in Essex County Family Court in […]

Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ launches new book club

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ and Rachel Coalition, JFS’ domestic violence division, will host a new book club discussion on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 6:30 p.m. The first book to be featured is “Where the Crawdads Sing,” by Delia Owens. This novel is simultaneously an exquisite ode to the natural […]

Rachel Coalition seeks volunteers for its Court Advocate Program

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Rachel Coalition, a division of Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ, providing services and support programs for victims of domestic violence in Essex and Morris counties, is seeking volunteers for its Court Advocate Program. This 40-hour, hands-on training program educates participants to assist domestic violence victims with emotional and administrative support […]

Rachel Coalition hosts ‘Women to Women’ event

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Join Rachel Coalition for a “Women to Women Virtual Event” on Tuesday, Oct. 26, from 10 to 11 a.m. The virtual event will feature Janine Latus, the New York Times bestselling author of “If I Am Missing or Dead: A Sister’s Story of Love, Murder and Liberation.” Latus’ memoir explores issues faced […]

West Orange couple honored at JFS gala

West Orange couple honored at JFS gala

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ held its annual gala, “An Evening of Broadway, Hope & Laughter,” on Tuesday, May 11, virtually, honoring West Orange residents Eta and Mark Levenson and the Eric Eliezer Levenson Foundation for Hope for their dedication and support of JFS MetroWest NJ and the Greater MetroWest […]

JFS to hold annual gala on May 11

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ will hold its annual gala, “An Evening of Broadway, Hope and Laughter” on Tuesday, May 11, at 8 p.m. virtually. The program will benefit JFS mental health and Rachel Coalition counseling services. This year, JFS is honoring Eta and Mark Levenson and the Eric Eliezer […]

Rachel Coalition invites area synagogues to educate community about DV

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In past years, Rachel Coalition, a division of Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ, has partnered with synagogues to educate and provide awareness about domestic violence in the MetroWest community. With the pandemic continuing and the frequency of domestic violence increasing, synagogues are asked to participate in 2021 Rachel Shabbat, “March Forward […]

Help those experiencing domestic violence

Help those experiencing domestic violence

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Make a difference in the lives of domestic violence victims by becoming a Domestic Violence Response Team volunteer with Rachel Coalition and the Safe House. Specially trained DVRT volunteers provide support, information and referrals to victims at police headquarters, and educate victims about their legal rights in obtaining temporary restraining orders. […]

JFS of MetroWest to host financial empowerment workshop

JFS of MetroWest to host financial empowerment workshop

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — Rachel Coalition, a division of Jewish Family Service of MetroWest, is offering a free financial empowerment workshop, “The ABCs of Financial Literacy.” JFS MetroWest has partnered with All State’s Purple Purse Foundation to present this workshop to the community. The program will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 6:30 to […]

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