Jewish Family Service of Northeastern Pennsylvania celebrates 100th Annual Meeting, elects officers

Jewish Family Service of Northeastern Pennsylvania officers nominated to serve a one year term , from left, Seth Gross, treasurer; Jay Landau, president; Sheila Cutler, secretary; Natalie Gelb, third vice president and Elliot Schoenberg, second vice president. Absent from photo is Eric Weinberg, first vice president.

Jewish Family Service of Northeastern Pennsylvania directors nominated to serve new terms, from left, Dr. Dan Ginsberg, Lean Gans, Esther Adelman, Leah Laury, Margaret Sheldon, Dan Marcus, Susan Blum Connors, Michael Noto, Larissa Schwass, Maggie Nasser, Larry Grossinger DPM and Molly Rutta. Absent from photo is Janet Townsend, MD.

JFSNEPA Executive Director Sheila Nudelman Abdo, ACSW, LCSW.

SCRANTON — Jewish Family Service of Northeastern Pennsylvania (JFSNEPA) celebrated its 100th Annual Meeting June 16 at The Colonnade, with more than 125 people in attendance.

Light Kosher fare was served and music provided by Doug Smith Trio. Over $36,000 was raised from sponsorships to support JFSNEPA programs and services.

Susan Blum Connors, outgoing president of JFSNEPA, welcomed attendees with her president’s address, followed by Ed Monsky, Esq. for the election of officers and directors. Rabbi Mordechai Dov Fine proceeded with the installation of officers and directors. Incoming President Jay Landau focused on increased attention to fundraising and branding for JFSNEPA during his speech. Executive Director Sheila Nudelman Abdo spoke of JFS’s history and future during her closing remarks.

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