Provided/Holocaust Survivor Mary Tintenfass enjoyed painting at the Holocaust Remembrance Day event held Friday, Jan. 27, 2023 at Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties.

MARGATE – Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties hosted a gathering  Friday afternoon for Holocaust survivors in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Holocaust survivors who live locally enjoyed lunch, music and painting, and shared stories about their lives and families.

“At JFS, we are honored and humbled to immeasurably adding to the quality of life of Holocaust survivors in the region. Our unwavering commitment to provide essential support and programs for survivors is paramount,” JFS CEO Andrea Steinberg said.

JFS Clinical Psychologist Dr. Valerie Braunstein offers food to Holocaust Survivors Arie Kasiarz and Mary Tintenfass.

According to JFS, there are approximately 25 Holocaust survivors in Atlantic County. JFS provides a variety of services including care coordination, socialization, transportation, and more.

Learn more at visit www.jfsatlantic.org or call 609-822-1108. To make a donation to the Holocaust Survivor Fund, call 609-822-7409 or email [email protected].

Holocaust Survivor Arie Kasiarz enjoys an afternoon of lunch and dancing to the band, Even Betta, at the JFS Holocaust Remembrance Day event.

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Nanette LoBiondo Galloway

Award winning journalist covering news, events and people of Atlantic County for more than 20 years.