Current news & announcement at Marks Jewish Community House of Bensonhurst.
Dear Members, We hope this message finds you all healthy and safe! We are very excited to announce that the Marks JCH Health and Wellness Center – Pool and Fitness Center will be reopening and welcoming its members on March 1st, 2021. Along with this letter, please find attached schedules for all [...]
Through the incredible generosity and partnership of UJA Federation of NY and Mobile Health, Marks JCH was able to host onsite vaccination with the support and care of our bi-lingual and trusted professionals. For those in our community who experienced the most unimaginable horrors of the past [...]
Ms. Gil at her subsidized apartment in Brooklyn.Credit…Sasha Maslov for The New York Times Mayya and Vilyam Gil, immigrated to the United States in 1992 arriving from Kyiv, Ukraine. Already well into their 60’s, Mr. Gil suffered a stroke in Ukraine that he had never fully recovered from and [...]
Prior to COVID-19 many of our clients lived one crisis away from complete financial collapse; that crisis has arrived. With the onset of the pandemic in NYC, the Marks JCH team led a community-wide assessment through phone calls and online surveys of nearly 7,000 current clients While those initial [...]
After receiving initial news in April that the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) was fully eliminated from the NYC budget, Marks JCH immediately began advocating for workforce services and job placement opportunities, which we have been providing teens and young adult for nearly a decade. Many [...]
Our Farber-Bruch Early Childhood Center and Robbins Corenman Afterschool program closed on March 16th, in compliance with the closure of NYC Public Schools; distance learning opportunities and resources quickly launched for nearly 300 impacted families. Our teen groups have gathered online and [...]
The Marks JCH Women’s Center has seen first-hand the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 crisis on some of the most vulnerable members of our community – women, expecting mothers and new families, and single-parent households. Since the onset of the crisis, we have seen a staggering [...]