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  1. Maryland Works, Inc. Names JSSA “Provider of the Year”

    JSSA’s Specialized Employment Services will receive the “Provider of the…
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  2. JSSA Hospice Social Worker Wins Children’s Book Award

    I Have a Question about Death: A Book for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder or Other…
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    Arlen Gaines from JSSA Hospice wins Moonbeam Children's Book Award
  3. JSSA’s Specialized Employment Partnership with RSV Pools on ABC7

    On Monday, September 4th, WJLA-ABC7 featured the new innovative partnership between JSSA and…
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    JSSA's Specialized Employment services partnered with RSV Pools in Maryland to create a summer jobs program for students with autism.
  4. JSSA’s Specialized Employment Services Featured on ABC7 News

    Evan Friedman, 30, offers employers a unique set of strengths and abilities. Like many of…
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    JSSA's Specialized Employment services featured on ABC7 News
  5. JSSA Thanks Volunteers with a “Mindful” Evening

    JSSA hosted an interactive evening for volunteers on May 25, 2017 to thank them for their…
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    JSSA Volunteer Appreciation event 2017
  6. JSSA Releases “A Glimpse of JSSA” Video

    Hear directly from JSSA clients, including Michael, Aya, Eugenia, and Leonid, and participants…
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    JSSA video 2016
  7. The Other Holocaust Survivors in Bethesda Magazine

    In the January-February 2016 issue of Bethesda Magazine, Eugene L. Meyer writes about Russian…
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    The Other Holocaust Survivors article in Bethesda Magazine featuring JSSA
  8. The Work of Hospice Chaplains in Washington Jewish Week

    Did you know that hospice is one of the few areas of the American health care system that…
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    Understanding the work of hospice chaplains
  9. The End of Life is Different for Holocaust Survivors

    In JTA, Melissa Apter writes about the special challenges that Jewish hospice chaplains,…
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    the end of life is different for holocaust survivors
  10. JSSA Launches New Eye Care Program for Holocaust Survivors

    JSSA’s most vulnerable Holocaust survivor clients will be the beneficiary of a new eye care…
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    free eyeglasses for holocaust survivors