JFCS Video Gallery

Enjoy a look back at 75 years of JFCS’ history


Shining a spotlight on our Counseling program — Enjoy this video featuring JFCS’ clinicians discussing community need and their role in supporting clients’ mental health.

Holocaust Survivor Services

Holocaust Survivor Services’ client Isaak Govshiyevich was only 10 years old when the Romanians, followed by the Germans, invaded his hometown in Ukraine. This is his story.

Community Support Services

A former client gives back. Jen’s family had fallen on tough times and turned to JFCS for help. Once back on solid footing, Jen returned to JFCS, this time as a donor. Here she shares her story.

Disability Support Services

Families care for and support one another. Family is at the core of Disability Support Services (DSS). This moving video offers a peek into how DSS does its crucial work and its benefit to our clients.

Legal and Financial Planning

JFCS presented a Legal and Financial planning presentation on May 31, 2023 at the MJCC with Elder-law expert Michael Rose from Rose Elder Law LLC. Watch the recorded presentation and learn about important concepts that are relevant to you and your loved ones.

The Neglected Survivors:
Soviet Jews Under Nazi Rule

Watch a recording of PSU Professor Natan Meir’s lecture, presented by Jewish Family & Child Service at Congregation Beth Israel in Portland, Oregon on February 19, 2023.

JFCS honors
Eva and Les (z”l) Aigner

On May 19, 2022, Jewish Family & Child Service honored Eva and Les (z”l) Aigner at our annual fundraiser, Sips & Sweets, for all they have done for our community.

Thanksgiving Food Boxes

JFCS volunteers, staff and community partners joined together on Sunday, November 21, 2021 to pack and deliver Thanksgiving feasts to more than 600 people — continuing our 20-year tradition of brightening the holiday season for families and individuals of all ages, including greater Portland’s Holocaust Survivors.

Izrail’s Story

Holocaust survivor Izrail Dehktar tells his story