Aleinu – Jewish Community Outreach & Education
Aleinu is taken from the Hebrew meaning “it is our responsibility.”
This program is dedicated to strengthening Jewish families and providing
support to the general community through educational workshops.
We offer culturally sensitive resources for the Jewish community and the
community at large to strengthen individual and family life. Services
include: mental health education and crisis intervention. Workshops are
given on a variety of topics each year.
Monthly workshop topics include:
- Mental health education
- Parenting groups
- Aging issues
JFCS Aleinu is funded in part by
Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix
Jewish Crisis & Response Team
When a trauma occurs, such as a medical emergency, fire, or death, professionals
and highly trained paraprofessionals help the affected children, families,
schools, synagogues, and Jewish institutions deal with the repercussions.
The program offers immediate support services to help traumatized children
and adults cope with the impact during the first days of the crisis.
Quality Support You Can Count On
While made up of volunteers, the Crisis Team participates in an emergency
education class to ensure it can provide members of the community with
the support it needs. Every year, Crisis Team Members attend a three hour
training to maintain and enhance their crisis intervention skills. This
course, in addition to long-standing experience aiding the community,
has given our team insight into the challenges faced by people in the
wake of tragedy. Through referrals to support groups, assistance with
the immediate aftermath, or just providing a compassionate ear, the Crisis
Team can help you figure out what to do next during this difficult time.
To reach the crisis response team, contact
Aleinu Coordinator at
JFCS Aleinu is funded in part by The
Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix. Thanks to their contribution we are able to provide our educators, therapists,
and volunteers a valuable training session to keep their skills sharp
and prepare them to appropriately handle a crisis in the Jewish Community.
Community and education programs are available to the entire community.
Call Jessica Levin at (602) 452-4699 if you would like to learn more about
local workshops and education opportunities. She can also be reached by email at AleinuCoordinator@jfcsaz.org.