Q&A with retiring Family Life Education Coordinator Barbara Rudnick

Barbara Rudnick, JFCS Family Life Education Coordinator, will be retiring this month after 25 years with JFCS. Read a Q&A below with Barbara about her time with JFCS and what she enjoyed most about her position. To read Barb’s final column for JFCS, click here.   What position did y[...]

After 25 years of helping people, Barbara says goodbye

By Barbara Rudnick • JFCS Family Life Education Program Manager   I will be retiring at the end of June. Having worked at JFCS for the last 25 years, I want to share with you some things I know for sure:   My work has given me the privilege of helping people during difficult [...]

Bullying – What you can do to prevent it

By Barbara Rudnick • Family Life Education Program Manager   October is a busy month for raising awareness. It is Breast Cancer Awareness month, Domestic  Abuse Awareness month, National Bullying Prevention Month and Oct. 11 was National Coming Out Day, which raises awareness of Lesbia[...]

AskBarbara: Daughter facing bullying

Dear AskBarbara, My 10-year-old daughter recently told me that she was repeatedly teased and bullied during the past few weeks of school and now she is worried about going to other activities like ballet class and Hebrew school because she doesn’t want the same thing to happen to her in other p[...]