Twice a week, Katie, a Holocaust survivor, gets a friendly knock on her door – it’s a meal being delivered to her home by a volunteer through Jewish Family Service Association (JFSA). “I can't stand up or walk as much as I used to be able to,” Katie said. “So, I really appreciate having the meals come to me. But I enjoy the people who deliver it even more; they're such lovely, wonderful people.”
In the late 1940's, cousins Rachelle Malcmacher Korland and Anne Malcmacher Adelman; Fran Dorfsman Spike; Edie Miller Block; Ruth Bergrin Gordon; and Shirley Frum Cohen were born in Feldafing, the largest “Displaced Persons” (DP) camp in Germany created for Holocaust survivors.
Bellefaire JCB, founded over 150 years ago as the Jewish Orphan Asylum in Cleveland, Ohio, continues to innovate to meet the emerging needs of our community. Today the agency helps more than 43,000 youths and their families annually with a wide array of programs providing behavioral health, substance abuse, education, and prevention services.