Current news & announcement at Marks Jewish Community House of Bensonhurst.
A no-cost 12-week virtual support group for members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community where we’ll delve into themes such as self-care, confidence, boundaries, coping tools, and other relevant topics. Members will have the opportunity to support one another and remove stigma, isolation and impact [...]
Among the influx of vulnerable Ukrainian refugees being welcomed and resettled through the Marks JCH, is a large number of young adults. Like families, they arrive in crisis, with nothing, but they also are alone, without parents or other family members. More than several hundred of the Ukrainian [...]
Over the past year, our work, and the inspirational resilience of our Ukrainian clients, has been featured in the New York Times and CNN, among other media outlets. Based on our leading role in supporting this refugee population, we were tapped by UJA-Federation of New York to spearhead a south [...]
The Zehut Teen Center offers multiple volunteer opportunities during the school year. We have multiple large volunteering events like Mitzvah Day and MLK Day where we bring teens to multiple volunteer sites like AMA Animal Rescue center, Big Reuse, Heights and Hills, Met Council, Project [...]
When war in Ukraine started in late February, Olena Chyianova, 39, a single mother from the region of Odesa, Ukraine, worried for her safety and her two sons, Mykola Chyianov, 13, and Arsenii Chyianov, 11. Ms. Chyianova was especially worried for Arsenii as he has Dandy-Walker Syndrome, a [...]