Posts by Trevor Geiger

Yom Hashoah and Chabad of Poway

Each year, for many years, the JCA has worked together with the Maine Jewish Film Festival, area synagogues, and other Jewish organizations to develop a public Yom Ha’Shoah observance during which we gather in community to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day, and to honor and support Holocaust survivors and their descendants.   On Wednesday night, in collaboration…

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Southern Maine Seders & Passover Parties

Happy Pesach everyone! Time to clean house, stock up on matzah, rid yourself of pesky chametz, and rehearse your Da-Dayenu‘s. As we prepare for Passover, here are 12 great Passover events and Seder dinners happening in Southern Maine communities that we’re sure you’ll want to attend. B’nai Portland (Unaffiliated) Chocolate Seder – SOLD OUT Lunt Auditorium, 74…

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Portland Purim Parties

Chag Purim Sameach! Time to dress up, shout, boo, and grog your groggers.  But wait, where to go? What to do?  Never fear, the JCA is here with the low-down on all the best Portland Purim Parties happening in and around the Forest City this year, from kid’s events to “Purim for Grown-ups.”    …

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100 Women Who Care

KJFS receives award from Southern Maine Giving Group Feb. 5th, 2019 Last night at their Annual Auction & Meeting, Southern Maine group 100 Women Who Care voted to award Michael Klahr Jewish Family Services approx. $13,000! The group of 100+ women (actually closer to 250 women at this point) meets four times per year, and members…

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Adding Up Impact

Adding Up Impact of Non-profits We are so thrilled to be featured by Maine Association of Nonprofits as a “Story of Impact” in their Adding Up Impact Annual Report. The stories, which highlight the ways in which Non-profits contribute to a strong and healthy economy in Maine, were released on January 17th as part of MANP’s “Nonprofit…

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Hanukkah Lights 2018

Last year, Michael Klahr Jewish Family Services reached over 140 children through our Hanukkah Lights program. This year, we set a more ambitious goal of providing 150 local children with warm winter gear and gifts. The JCA is delighted to announce that we reached our goal, and were able to provide for 151 children across 46…

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